Evening Standard

Ed Vaizey feels the heat at film awards

8 February 2016 15:18

Spare a thought for Ed Vaizey. Although he is now the longest serving arts minister in British history, the Conservative politician still struggles…

Simon Amstell roasts the Evening Standard (ahead of hosting their awards)

26 January 2016 13:35

Next week the Evening Standard will hold their British Film Awards after a three year hiatus. The exclusive do will be…

Evening Standard bring Richard Attenborough back from the dead

11 December 2015 17:53

Earlier this year the Times were forced to issue an apology after they falsely claimed that Karol Wojtyla was the…

Welcome to the new-look Spectator Life – that’s already making the front page news

24 September 2015 10:08

I wanted to let you know about the new issue of Spectator Life that’s out today – free with the…

Was it Evgeny Lebedev wot won it?

17 May 2015 7:03

During this election, every newspaper endorsed the party that most of their readers support – with two exceptions. The Independent…

It was the Standard what won it, apparently

8 May 2015 10:51

In 1992 the Sun claimed it was them ‘wot won it’, fast forward to the next time the Tories achieved…

Coffee Shots: Boris Johnson and Evgeny Lebedev sleep rough

12 January 2015 13:25

Has the Mayor of London fallen on tough times? Mr S only asks after this photo landed in his inbox.…

Matthew d’Ancona has unwittingly shown why people want to vote Ukip

22 May 2014 10:24

Well it’s polling day, and if anybody wants a spur to vote Ukip they have two options: Peter Oborne’s stirring…

Sebastian Shakespeare leaves Londoner’s Diary

4 November 2013 13:34

All change over at High Street Ken this afternoon with the departure of Sebastian Shakespeare, who had edited the Evening…

The BBC and religion

17 March 2013 13:54

It is to David Lammy’s credit that he hasn’t deleted what my Spectator colleague, Hugo Rifkind, describes as his new…

Mensch to date night Dave: you’ve lost the battle

15 February 2013 21:09

Mr Steerpike spotted an interview in today’s Evening Standard with ex-Westminster luminary Louise Mensch. Across a double page spread, she offers her…