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Spectator Christmas Present subscription 2019

11 December 2019 17:49

The Spectator’s 2019 Christmas gift offer is now on, and it’s ridiculously good value. A year’s subscription to the magazine…

This is the most important election in modern history – it’s time to take sides

4 December 2019 16:33

Next week, voters will decide the future of the government, of Brexit, and perhaps of the Union. Jeremy Corbyn has…

Transcript: Boris Johnson on Andrew Marr

1 December 2019 15:03

Boris Johnson appeared on the Andrew Marr Show this morning. Marr grilled the Prime Minister on everything from NHS spending…

What the BBC doesn’t understand about gay voters

20 November 2019 8:22

In my latest book, ‘The Madness of Crowds’ (copies of which can be found in all remaining [not remainder] bookstores,…

A response to my critics

1 November 2019 12:11

I’m not on Twitter so haven’t seen any of the fury and outrage over my piece in this week’s Spectator.…

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Do we need to worry about air quality in Britain?

31 October 2019 18:23

Is polluted air still a problem in Britain? When it comes to smog and pollution, most of us think about…

How I was ambushed by Nick Robinson

31 October 2019 14:26

Ah, the BBC. There’s really nothing like it is there? This morning I had the pleasure of appearing on BBC…

The terrifying reaction to a panel debate on Islamophobia

28 October 2019 14:25

Have you ever wondered why so few moderate Muslim voices are heard in the public debate? I used to, until…

A general view of The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre located in Aberdeen Bay on September 7, 2018 in Aberdeen, Scotland. [Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images]

Does decarbonisation make business sense?

24 October 2019 18:14

IN ASSOCIATION WITH SCOTTISH POWER

The world wants MPs to get Brexit done

19 October 2019 6:30

Today is a historic moment for our country. After 85 days of hard graft, the Prime Minister has brought home…

Come on Arlene: Why the DUP should back Boris’s deal

18 October 2019 16:20

That the DUP was going to prove pivotal in Brexit negotiations was inevitable from the early hours of 9 June…

Five ways in which Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is better than Theresa May’s

17 October 2019 17:48

Boris Johnson managed to defy his critics today and reach a Brexit deal with the European Union. The new agreement…

The myth of Britain’s air pollution pandemic

14 October 2019 14:22

It is a good thing that there is an air pollution bill in the Queen’s Speech today. We should not…

What Michael Gove really said at the German embassy

4 October 2019 17:51

In the magazine cover piece this week I describe how institutions as well as individuals are having a hard time…

Full text: Boris Johnson’s Tory conference speech

2 October 2019 12:36

It’s great to be here in Manchester at the best attended conference for years and I know that some of you…

Why liberals turn a blind eye to the global persecution of Christians

2 September 2019 16:41

The new episode of Holy Smoke is about the persecution of Christians. That’s a familiar concept, even if we don’t…

Ben Stokes, hero of the new miracle of Headingley

25 August 2019 18:40

The Oval, 1902. Headingley 1981. Melbourne 1982. Edgbaston 2005. And now Headingley 2019. Move over Sir Ian Botham, you’ve got…

Why was a GCSE student disqualified for criticising halal meat?

19 August 2019 15:12

We have to talk about the schoolgirl who was disqualified from a GCSE exam on the grounds that she had…

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

Sales figures for the UK magazine industry are out today, and we’re delighted to announce that The Spectator’s sales rose 9pc…