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Can advanced technologies solve the Irish border problem?

15 August 2019 16:03

As Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy begins to take from, the new prime minister has doubled down on promises that he…

Perfect blend of print, digital and podcasts take The Spectator’s sales to a new record

15 August 2019 12:00

We can today announce that The Spectator’s sales have hit another record high: 77,889 for the first half of this year,…

The Spectator, the oldest magazine in the world, to launch US edition

14 August 2019 19:58

The Spectator, which has published weekly out of London since 1828, will launch a US edition this fall. Spectator USA has had a successful…

With interest rates crashing, Boris is in luck – he can borrow his way out of any Brexit crisis

10 August 2019 7:30

Is Boris Johnson the luckiest prime minister ever? This week, the Government can borrow money for ten years at 0.48…

What does the Muslim Council of Britain have against Muslims like me?

13 July 2019 8:00

Have you ever wondered why there are so few moderate Muslim voices in the press? It’s not because they don’t…

Full transcript: Boris Johnson grilled by Andrew Neil

12 July 2019 20:00

AN: Boris Johnson, we’re going to talk a lot about policy, but I first want to talk about you, because…

Full transcript: Jeremy Hunt’s Andrew Neil interview

12 July 2019 19:31

AN: Jeremy Hunt – like Theresa May you voted to Remain. Like Theresa May you’re a Tory technocrat. Like Theresa…

How can the UK decarbonise by 2050?

12 July 2019 11:36

Beyond Brexit, there has been little discussion of domestic policy over the past few years – except when it comes…

The great irony of Stormzy’s Glastonbury set

1 July 2019 13:48

Look, I like Stormzy. I’ve been listening to his new single on a loop for the past week. He’s a…

Boris’s secret weapon in the fight against Corbyn

25 June 2019 15:37

After nine years cleaning up Labour’s mess, things are looking up. Government debt as a share of the economy is…

Boris has to get out of Camberwell

22 June 2019 11:17

Well! Just when it looked like the only political question anyone would be talking about is the start of the…

Job vacancy: a researcher for The Spectator

21 June 2019 19:46

The Spectator is growing – and hiring. We’re looking for a researcher for fact-checking, data reporting and editing news for…

What is the future of British airpower?

11 June 2019 11:00

The UK has committed to its biggest defence project in a generation: the development of a sixth-generation fighter jet. The…

The RCGP’s ridiculous decision to ‘no-platform’ me

31 May 2019 18:48

I suppose it was always going to happen eventually given my trenchant opinions on pretty much everything, but this week…

Full interview: Ben Shapiro vs Andrew Neil

10 May 2019 13:22

Ben Shapiro is the famous, fast-talking conservative pundit who regularly ‘owns’ aggressive university students with his quick wit and rapid…

Roger Scruton is a friend, not a foe, of Islam

29 April 2019 13:28

I am not a right-winger. I am ashamed to say that I discovered Sir Roger Scruton only four years ago…

Roger Scruton: An apology for thinking

11 April 2019 14:11

I recently gave an interview to the New Statesman, on the assumption that, as the magazine’s former wine critic I…

Roger Scruton’s sacking exposes the Tories’ cowardice

10 April 2019 19:00

So the New Statesman decided to interview Sir Roger Scruton. Perhaps there are those who think that Scruton should not…

Internships at The Spectator for summer 2019; no CVs (or names!) please

31 March 2019 8:43

Since we abolished CVs for The Spectator’s internship scheme, it has acquired quite a reputation. There are fewer than two dozen journalists…

My grief for the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

15 March 2019 10:24

‘We belong to Allah and to Allah we shall return’. Muslims around the world, including me, are now reciting the…