UK

The UK economy is now growing faster than the Eurozone. Isn’t this good news?

10 August 2018 12:52

Maybe I should really give it a few more hours, but I can’t help noticing the lack of headlines this…

Israel’s 70th anniversary celebrations ignore an inescapable fact

13 May 2018 14:08

Was it, do you reckon, a felicitous birthday present from the Eurovision judges for Israel, with Netta standing in, a…

The West has totally misjudged the situation in Libya

2 June 2016 9:26

Libya’s former Prime Minister Dr. Mahmoud Jibril has become the first senior leader of its Arab Spring revolution to call…

The Spectator Dashboard: interactive UK data

1 January 2016 8:00

Great progress has been made in open data over the last few years, with most important facts and figures now available…

Bilderberg security is stepped up to protect masters of the universe from journalists

13 June 2015 11:07

This weekend the masters of the universe will gather at the annual Bilderberg conference. The secretive summit, which is being…

Gordon Brown laments the ‘constitutional revolution’ of his own making

26 March 2015 19:17

Given that Gordon Brown has hardly been seen in the Commons since losing power five years ago, it was a…

Will the Smith Commission proposals help or destroy the UK?

27 November 2014 10:55

The phrase ‘Britain will never be the same again’ is overused. But today its use is justified. The Smith Commission…

There is no such thing as ‘immigrants’ – only Poles, Yanks, Somalis…

6 November 2014 15:50

There was much glee about yesterday’s publication of a report into the economic impact of immigration, which concluded eastern Europeans…

The View from 22 podcast: police vs liberty, health tourism and Westminster’s economic week

24 October 2013 8:30

Are the police wasting too much time on Twitter instead of catching criminals? On this week’s View from 22 podcast,…

We are all citizens of Europe now, and the benefits row is just the beginning

31 May 2013 11:42

Yes, that law case the European Commission is taking against the UK is mission creep, or ‘a blatant land grab’…

What’s strange about this weather? Nothing at all

23 March 2013 12:59

How can we stop weather hyperbole? I am so staggeringly bored of waking up each morning to headlines which insist…