Brexit

Watch: Syed Kamall’s rude gesture towards Belgian MEP caught on camera

12 April 2016 15:13

Given that Syed Kamall is backing Brexit, the Conservative MEP has made little secret of his dislike for aspects of the EU…

It’s a Eurosceptic fantasy that the ‘Anglosphere’ wants Brexit

12 April 2016 14:28

No one does as much damage to a country as patriots who affect to love it the most. If you…

There’s a right way – and a wrong way – to hold a referendum

10 April 2016 11:56

Personally, I love referendums. It’s the notion that the people really can have things their way which is so pleasing,…

Boris Johnson blasts government’s £9m EU leaflets: ‘it’s a complete waste of money’

7 April 2016 11:46

The news today that the government are to spend over £9m of taxpayers’ money on leaflets for the pro-EU campaign has…

Brexit won’t ruin Premiership football but it might spoil the Championship

5 April 2016 10:03

For football fans, June 10th – the day Euro 2016 kicks off – is likely to be a more exciting…

Why is Gus O’Donnell misleading the public about the EU rules on Brexit?

30 March 2016 12:03

When Sir Gus O’Donnell was head of the civil service, those who worked under him would have prided themselves in…

In defence of Boris Johnson

27 March 2016 10:10

It is good that Matthew Parris has taken on Boris. The Mayor has had too easy a press in many…

Can the ‘leave’ campaign convince British farmers that they’d be better off out?

24 March 2016 12:58

As Nigel Farndale wrote in this magazine in February, leaving the EU would have a dramatic effect on British farmers…

Jo Johnson on the debate dividing the nation: ‘it’s brother against brother’

18 March 2016 13:02

While Boris Johnson is firmly behind the Out campaign in the EU referendum, his father Stanley, sister Rachel and brother Jo are…

Is more multiculturalism really the cure for the EU’s problems?

15 March 2016 15:10

Germany is on its feet again; the country’s answer to Ukip, Alternative Für Deutschland, made huge gains at the polls,…

Watch: Dennis Skinner takes a pop at Nick Clegg – ‘what on earth was the Queen doing confiding in him?’

14 March 2016 17:05

Today’s Mail claims that Michael Gove is ‘clinging to office’ as a result of accusations that he was the source of…

Meet the British Poles who back Brexit

14 March 2016 14:01

Britain’s Poles appear to be struggling with a sort of Brexit-induced identity crisis. Earlier this month, BBC News showed Poles…

Right-wing populists surge in Germany’s state elections

13 March 2016 20:55

Angela Merkel continues to reap the whirlwind. In this weekend’s elections Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has emerged as the fastest-growing political…

Stella Creasy hits back over Priti Patel’s suffragette comments: ‘Brexit is the spirit of surrendered wives’

9 March 2016 12:44

On International Women’s Day, Priti Patel managed to divide members of the fairer sex after she claimed that the suffragettes…

Could you survive a boycott of French goods?

8 March 2016 16:40

Last week French minister Emmanuel Macron emerged at the forefront of the Brexit debate, warning that if Britain leaves the EU,…

Question Time’s Brexit poster girl joins Women for Britain campaign

8 March 2016 12:42

When Lexie Hill appeared on Question Time last month, she left Cabinet minister Liz Truss speechless when she offered up…

In campaign seizes on Boris Johnson’s Brexit jobs comments

6 March 2016 13:03

Boris Johnson’s admission to Andrew Marr that Brexit ‘might’ cost people their jobs has quite inevitably been seized upon by…

Andrew Marr accused of EU bias over Boris Johnson interview

6 March 2016 11:59

This week Nigel Farage revealed that he had been left ‘worried’ about Boris Johnson’s ability to campaign for Brexit after…

Watch: Labour MEP stuck in lift in European parliament

4 March 2016 9:44

Brexit campaigners make the argument that the European Union just isn’t working when it comes to Britain’s interests. While some are yet to…

If the left doesn’t wake up soon, it could be responsible for Brexit

3 March 2016 11:44

It’s only been a week and a half since the starting gun was fired, yet for people outside of the…

The Spectator podcast: Donald Trump’s angry America

3 March 2016 8:37

In this week’s issue, Freddy Gray discusses Donald Trump’s success on Super Tuesday. America has been the world’s most benevolent…

Trade comes before trade agreements (but the ‘in’ campaign don’t think so)

2 March 2016 16:50

The government, or at least David Cameron’s bit of it, seems to think that trade is something that takes place…

Chris Bryant brings Blair into the Brexit debate. What will Corbyn say?

2 March 2016 14:28

Under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour party has been rather quiet when it comes to fighting for Britain to remain in…

The ‘in’ and ‘out’ campaigns? Claptrap on both sides!

2 March 2016 13:00

Jonathan Davis invites City veteran and Open Europe founder Rodney Leach to assess the campaigns for and against Brexit

‘Shall we go or shall we stay?’ Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan in

British expats in the EU fear a stronger euro far more than they fear Brexit

1 March 2016 13:08

British expats in France fear a stronger euro far more than Brexit