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France’s far-left are looking to Le Pen as their saviour

17 May 2019 9:50

Two years ago, Marine Le Pen was a laughing stock, not just in France but around the world. She was…

Victims of the Cologne sex attacks are still searching for justice

17 May 2019 7:00

The mass sexual assaults around Cologne’s main railway station on New Year’s Eve 2015 rocked Germany, not just because of…

Theresa May’s successor should be careful what they wish for

16 May 2019 19:34

Let’s assume this really is the start of the last act of Theresa May’s premiership. Let’s assume too that her…

Sajid Javid’s small-minded speech

16 May 2019 16:19

As the unofficial Tory leadership contest moves up a gear, scores of Cabinet ministers, hoping to burnish their leadership credentials…

Anyone but Boris

16 May 2019 15:09

If Boris Johnson is, once again, the answer it is worth asking what the question can be. The simplest response…

How Nigel Farage could save the Tories

16 May 2019 13:26

Is the Brexit Party the enemy or friend of the Tory Party? Is Nigel Farage its destroyer – or could he…

Rashida Tlaib’s comments about Palestine are blatantly misleading

16 May 2019 12:48

Rashida Tlaib is a victim, and not just any victim – she’s a righteous one. The freshman Democrat from Michigan’s…

The ballad of Conrad Black

16 May 2019 10:58

Conrad Black, who was jailed in the US for fraud and obstructing justice, has been pardoned by Donald Trump. Here Peter…

Corbyn’s half-baked plan to raise the minimum wage for under 18s

16 May 2019 8:14

My fellow sixteen year olds can’t vote, but that doesn’t stop us being the target of Jeremy Corbyn’s magnanimity. His…

The Tories are right to reject the flawed definition of ‘Islamophobia’

15 May 2019 17:17

As a Muslim, I find the term ‘Islamophobia’ an etymological fallacy. Islam, by the definition of its founder the Prophet…

Jeremy Corbyn’s hypocritical appetite for bad news

15 May 2019 16:21

It’s that time of year. The Sunday Times Rich-List is out. To most of us it’s a negligible frivolity. To…

Do Brexit Party supporters know who they are really voting for?

15 May 2019 13:20

When people challenge my opinions I shrug, said Vladimir Nabokov. When people challenge my facts, I reach for my dictionary.…

Peter Bone: Tory members want May to resign before the EU elections

15 May 2019 13:08

Oh dear. With Theresa May’s government seemingly on its last legs, it appears that party discipline has all but disappeared…

The United States Senate is dying

15 May 2019 12:16

Picture a forum where some of America’s most prominent men and women assemble in a healthy, civilised way to discuss and…

Why do some remainers think ageism is acceptable?

15 May 2019 11:05

Doubtless there is little cross-over between the readership of The Spectator and that of the New European. Not just because…

The desperate bid to slur the Brexit Party

14 May 2019 19:52

The Bermondsey by-election of 1983 is widely regarded as one of the nastiest, most scurrilous election campaigns in British history.…

The Jeremy Kyle problem

14 May 2019 17:06

Since the early nineties, mid-morning reality TV has been something of an obsession for many Brits. From Jerry Springer to…

What the next Tory leader needs to know about inequality

14 May 2019 14:27

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has launched an impressive new commission on inequality. What’s most impressive about the project is…

Is British politics broken?

14 May 2019 14:11

I have been fairly quiet for a bit because I have been struggling to say anything useful about what is…

Fact check: is Huawei really contributing £1.7bn to the UK economy?

14 May 2019 14:10

Huawei is nothing if not inventive in its efforts to land the contract to run Britain’s forthcoming 5G mobile phone…