How Boris Johnson is like Socrates

22 October 2016 9:00 am

In writing an article that argued both for and against the European Union, Boris Johnson was following a solidly classical…

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What can Theresa May really promise Nissan?

22 October 2016 9:00 am

I wrote last month that a key test of Brexit success will be whether Nissan is still making cars here…

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Mark Carney has to go. Here’s why

22 October 2016 9:00 am

The Bank of England governor’s ‘forward guidance’ is reliably wrong. His other interventions are even worse

The number of smokers in England has hit a record low

Through the Sahara to the Jungle: a migrant’s tale

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Why would a migrant cross the Sahara, Libya, the Med and most of Europe in a quest to reach Britain? I asked one


Can't I just get through dinner without some Remainer interrupting?

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Against all odds, I almost got through an entire Brexit dinner with dignity, and without opening the valve in my…

New German Defense Minister Von Der Leyen Visits Troops

The woman who could win when Angela Merkel can’t

8 October 2016 9:00 am

The German chancellor risks defeat if she does not stand aside

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Charles Moore’s Notes: meet the German financier who approves of Brexit

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Mathias Döpfner, the extremely tall, extremely intelligent head of Axel Springer, is unusual in the generally conformist German business elite…

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If Deutsche Bank goes down without a bailout, I really will eat my hat

1 October 2016 9:00 am

‘Can anyone seriously imagine the German state and corporate establishment allowing the bank that bears their country’s name to go…


Liam Fox: May is better than Cameron

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Liam Fox’s prescription for Brexit

The Debate Over The Third Runway At Heathrow Airport Continues

A free vote on Heathrow? Don’t be so wet, Prime Minister

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Hinkley Point — for all its flaws and the whiffs of suspicion around its Chinese investors — has finally received…


Brexit - the triumph of a word

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Did the word ‘Brexiteer’ help the Leave campaign win?

Here’s the French foreign minister for you, Emily Thornberry

17 September 2016 9:00 am

French intelligence Some interesting facts about the French foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, for the benefit of shadow foreign secretary Emily…

Sorry, but we didn’t have a proper immigration debate, either

17 September 2016 9:00 am

What immigration debate? Sir: Henrik Jonsson says (Letters, 10 September) that Swedes ought to learn from the Brits how to maintain…

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Now, finally, we can have a real debate about immigration

10 September 2016 9:00 am

Calm is slowly returning to the debate about Britain and Europe. The shrillness of the referendum campaign, and the hysteria…

Aristotle on the collective wisdom of Brexit voters

10 September 2016 9:00 am

It comes as no surprise to find that there has recently been much talk among Brexit supporters about ‘the wisdom…


The Brexit bounce that’s making doom-mongers look foolish

10 September 2016 9:00 am

Remainers promised instant catastrophe. It’s not happening. What are they to do now?

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What is behind Vladimir Putin’s curious interest in Mount Athos?

10 September 2016 9:00 am

The Holy Mountain, centre of the Orthodox faith, is now a huge building site – with much of the work funded by Russia

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My estate agent is using sex to sell my flat

10 September 2016 9:00 am

What is happening to estate agents? Or let me put it another way. If the professional classes thought they were…

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The Apple tax grab shows the wisdom of Brexit

3 September 2016 9:00 am

It’s strange that, even now, the Brexit vote is routinely referred to as an expression of anger or frustration —…

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The case that shows why we must not stay in the European Arrest Warrant

3 September 2016 9:00 am

If Brexit is to mean anything, we must dispense with the pernicious European Arrest Warrant

Could we win back Gordon Brown’s gold at the Olympics?

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Golden years How many Olympic events would Team GB have to win before we could earn back the gold reserves…

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The Boris-bashers should be ashamed

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Throughout this fractious summer, one thing has united all the warring pundits and politicians. Left, right; Leave, Remain, everyone at…

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Why negative interest rates are mad, bad – and dangerous

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Negative interest rates are too crazy to contemplate, right? But they may be just around the corner

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It's time to defend Brexit

20 August 2016 9:00 am

One of the many incorrect predictions about this year’s referendum was that those who voted for Brexit would soon regret…