Switzerland

Is there something that the BBC isn’t telling us about these Norwegians?

14 August 2016 10:31

A man has set fire to a train in Switzerland and stabbed lots of people. On the BBC News last…

Theresa May attempts a Swiss getaway

11 August 2016 9:15

On Wednesday, the Prime Minister set off for a two week holiday in Switzerland. A favourite destination of both Theresa May and her…

Why does EU ‘in’ campaign insist on insulting voters’ intelligence?

28 January 2016 8:17

David Cameron wants to get the European Union referendum over with quickly — and understandably so. Things are still going…

Does anybody still believe that the EU is a benign institution?

6 July 2015 14:59

Ever since Margaret Thatcher U-turned in the dying days of her premiership, there has been a kind of agreement between…

Sepp Blatter falls foul of the world’s CCTV system

2 June 2015 18:33

 ‘In matters of criminal justice,’ said NatWest Three defendant David Bermingham after a London court extradited him and his co-defendants…

Fifa’s fantasy kingdom is finally starting to collapse

27 May 2015 12:48

Can it be that the great fantasy kingdom of Fifa has finally collapsed? Is this the fall of Oz? Is…

If British democracy worked, we would have had a referendum on the death penalty

27 March 2015 14:01

Nice to know, isn’t it, that public attitudes are finally catching up with MPs’? It seems, from the Social Attitudes…

The EU is eroding Swiss exceptionalism

4 April 2014 15:49

Even in Switzerland, the elites are sold on the European Union, though it remains outside. It has a virtually irresistible…

Britain, Scotland, Norway and Europe: lands of magical Sovereignty-Unicorns - Spectator Blogs

12 November 2012 12:38

Even the cheapest, Poundland crystal ball will tell even a blind observer that Europe is pretty soon going to be…

Good News for Switzerland!

28 February 2012 15:02

From France, that is: The Socialist favourite in France’s presidential election, Francois Hollande, has said top earners should pay 75%…

Rudd’s straw man argument about our EU membership

19 December 2011 15:12

As the isolation hysteria over Cameron’s EU veto starts to fade, attention is now shifting to the more existential question…

Osborne’s crusade

28 August 2011 9:59

‘Tax evasion is morally repugnant. It’s stealing from law-abiding people who face higher taxes to make good the lost revenue.…

Treasury agrees Swiss bank tax

25 August 2011 9:11

First came the Germans and then came the Brits. The UK Treasury has secured an agreement with authorities in Zurich…