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The new benefits trap: why I’m proposing an amendment to the Welfare Bill

15 December 2015 15:00

One of the government’s big achievements has been helping people off benefits and back into work. But the latest stage…

Blessed are the speechmakers?

4 April 2015 0:01

As the election season finally gets its boots on, office-seeking motor-mouths of every creed and colour would do well to…

Herbal medicine – not just for new-age hippies anymore

31 October 2014 16:13

Lacking in pep? Looking for some extra zing as winter sets in? The Spectator recommends our energy conference on 1 December.…

Winter is coming – the other terror stalking Iraqi Kurds

19 October 2014 11:51

The heroic Kurdish resistance in Kobane rightly commands headlines. A larger disaster, however, looms in Iraqi Kurdistan where – absent…

Five ways to fight the flu – or why you should curl up with hot fruit cordial

16 October 2014 14:37

No one likes getting the flu and for some people, in particular the sick and elderly, the virus can prove…