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Finally, a minister treats us like adults on Brexit

3 December 2018 17:59

What does it take to boost Tory morale these days? Oddly enough, the answer appears to be an hour-long session…

Watch: Geoffrey Cox heckled over Brexit backstop

3 December 2018 17:50

Theresa May is taking a break from defending her Brexit deal in Parliament – giving the chance to her Attorney…

The shame of Naked Attraction

3 December 2018 15:47

The fact that Naked Attraction is still being broadcast after a year or so strikes me as proof that there…

If Britain can’t keep the lights on this winter, will the EU be to blame?

3 December 2018 14:47

Britain’s ability to keep the lights on has just been thrown into doubt by the European Court of Justice. It…

The question May’s Brexit deal critics must ask themselves

3 December 2018 13:58

Brexit is an accident born of misunderstanding. One of the biggest miscalculations is about the EU and how it works.…

In praise of the Gilets jaunes

3 December 2018 13:12

At last, a people’s revolt against the tyranny of environmentalism. Paris is burning. Not since 1968 has there been such heat…

The vegan debate has taken another absurd turn

3 December 2018 12:40

Naturally, the news that the League Against Cruel Sports is being sued by an ethical vegan, one Jordi Casamitjana, for…

Emmanuel Macron has united France against him

3 December 2018 12:06

I would say we’ll always have Paris. But maybe not. It was only a few weeks ago that French president…

Watch: Maybot’s awkward This Morning interview

3 December 2018 11:55

Theresa May has just over a week to go until her Brexit deal is voted on in the Commons, and…

Andrew ‘Calamity’ Cooper boosts Theresa May

3 December 2018 9:47

And so another hellish week for Theresa May begins. The Prime Minister must somehow avoid publishing the Attorney General’s legal…

What’s the point of having a Brexit debate between May and Corbyn?

2 December 2018 19:18

I can see that there is a moral case for a General Election, as demanded by Jeremy Corbyn. An election…

Theresa May’s nine days to save her world

2 December 2018 18:36

Theresa May (and I) are just back from Argentina. And she is about to enter the most important week of…

Sunday shows round-up: the Plan B for Brexit

2 December 2018 16:32

Keir Starmer – Government may be in contempt of Parliament Sophy Ridge began the day by speaking to the Shadow…

Labour’s war with the media moves up a gear

1 December 2018 18:00

Oh dear. It’s no great secret that under Jeremy Corbyn there is little love lost between the Labour party and…

Has Saudi Arabia just pivoted towards Russia?

1 December 2018 14:43

For all but the most harried journalist motivated by a need to pay off the mortgage, the annual G20 summit…

Why China needs a deal with Donald Trump

1 December 2018 14:40

China’s leadership knows it has badly underestimated the Trump administration’s will to raise the stakes on the trade front. They…

George H.W. Bush, the last great liberal Republican

1 December 2018 14:38

George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday at the age of 94, oversaw the end of the cold war. Together…

Ten myths from the ‘no-deal’ Project Fear

1 December 2018 13:17

Myth 1. The UK economy could shrink by eight per cent in a single year under no deal (Project Fear,…

The G20: a reminder why we should never take our world leaders seriously

1 December 2018 12:52

Who knows what they were talking about? Perhaps President Macron was scolding MBS for missing the hotel’s cooked breakfast by…

Why no deal planning should be stepped up

1 December 2018 10:38

No-go-day was meant to be yesterday, I say in The Sun. This was the moment when the Department for Exiting…

Sam Gyimah’s resignation shows the limitations of Project Fear

1 December 2018 9:41

Theresa May has sought to frame her deal as a battle between the forces of common sense and wreckers –…

Mourn Bush Sr, but don’t celebrate him for what he did to America and the world

1 December 2018 9:29

This article was originally published on Spectator USA. George Herbert Walker Bush, America’s 41st president, became a figure of nostalgia…

Emmanuel Macron is Donald Trump in reverse

1 December 2018 9:00

Is Emmanuel Macron the oddest leader in the EU? When he became President of France last year, he made a…

What Sam Gyimah’s Brexit resignation means for May

30 November 2018 23:32

Here we go again. After a relatively quiet week on the resignation front for Theresa May’s shaky government, Sam Gyimah…

The Spectator Podcast: is Corbyn to blame for a British cash exodus?

30 November 2018 17:27

In the last two years, $20 billion have left the UK as investors withdraw their money from British equity funds.…