England’s diverse World Cup team is something to celebrate

18 June 2018 13:40

England kick off their World Cup campaign today by putting their faith in youth as they take on Tunisia: Gareth…

Theresa May and Sajid Javid clash over Billy Caldwell case at Cabinet

18 June 2018 13:12

At Cabinet this morning, Sajid Javid tried to raise the Billy Caldwell case and the issue of medicinal cannabis. Theresa…

Love Island’s government adviser

18 June 2018 10:01

When the contestants of ITV2’s Love Island discussed Brexit earlier this month, it led to widespread ridicule after one reality…

Thomas Markle: Prince Harry thinks Brexit is an experiment we have to try

18 June 2018 9:42

Oh dear. First Meghan Markle’s father declined an offer to walk his daughter down the aisle for her wedding to…

Christopher Chope: I’m the victim of a Tory stitch-up

17 June 2018 22:10

When Sir Christopher Chope stopped to a bill to ban upskirting on Friday, he was denounced in the most vicious…

Sunday shows round-up | Dominic Grieve: ‘We could collapse the government’

17 June 2018 17:20

Theresa May – NHS to be given £20 billion ‘birthday present’ Andrew Marr’s pre-recorded interview with the Prime Minister has…

Remote windfarms are bad news for birds

17 June 2018 14:00

Last week, the government announced that it was going to allow onshore windfarms to once again gain access to the…

The ‘Brexit dividend’ for the NHS is Theresa May’s new Magic Money Tree

17 June 2018 10:19

So the Tories have, as The Spectator predicted last month, announced an extra £384 million a week for the National…

Watch: Andrew Neil takes AC Grayling to task over Brexit stance

17 June 2018 0:36

Of the many public figures still struggling to come to terms with the EU referendum result, AC Grayling is one…

The question is not whether upskirting is gross, it’s whether it requires a new criminal offence

16 June 2018 18:48

About three days ago, most of us wouldn’t have had much notion what upskirting was; now we are, I think,…

JezFest, in pictures

16 June 2018 16:27

The day has finally come – it’s Labour Live. The inaugural JezFest – first imagined as a follow-up to Jeremy…

Glasgow School of Art is much more than just an art college

16 June 2018 12:53

Let’s be clear. This is not Grenfell. The word ‘tragedy’ may be all over the news, Twitter may be full…

Theresa May can’t escape Brexit

16 June 2018 10:33

Next week, Theresa May will announce a massive cash injection for the NHS. As I say in The Sun this…

Why I will miss Paul Dacre

16 June 2018 10:00

I really will miss Paul Dacre when he steps down as editor of the Daily Mail. There have been times, I…

For France, the World Cup is about more than just football

16 June 2018 9:00

These are challenging times for Emmanuel Macron. Kim Jong-Un has supplanted him as Donald Trump’s Best Friend Forever and he’s…

The Tories only have themselves to blame for the ‘upskirting’ row

15 June 2018 18:25

How embarrassing for Tory MPs: one of their own has managed to block the unblockable: a bill creating a new…

Revealed: Conservative MPs turn on Christopher Chope on Tory WhatsApp

15 June 2018 16:41

Theresa May ends the week with a damaging rebellion – just not the one she expected. Sir Chritsopher Chope has…

In defence of Christopher Chope’s ‘upskirting’ objection

15 June 2018 16:00

Sir Christopher Chope is not, perhaps, a household name, but he is a man of quite considerable courage. By raising…

Why has a Tory MP just blocked a move to make upskirting a criminal offence?

15 June 2018 15:47

The most problematic rebellion Theresa May has suffered this week is not on Brexit and the troublesome EU Withdrawal Bill…

Tariq Ramadan and the integrity of French justice

15 June 2018 13:26

For the last four months, Oxford professor Tariq Ramadan has been rotting in a French jail, like Jean Valjean. He…

QE is the biggest thing in politics but politicians aren’t talking about it

15 June 2018 12:53

Essay question: what was the most consequential British public policy decision taken in the last 10 years? Clue: it wasn’t…

Brexit row: Remainers point the finger at David Davis

15 June 2018 11:25

How did the government manage to engineer a ‘compromise’ amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill that’s left it in greater…

The NHS bus pledge could have a sting in the tail for the Tories

15 June 2018 11:14

Today’s newspapers have managed to catch up with our cover story from last month: Theresa May has agreed to a…

John Mann’s encounter with Kim Jong-il

15 June 2018 11:10

We’ve all been there. You’re at a work event, you don’t really know anyone so soon you end up talking…