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By royal disappointment: Meghan and Harry’s behaviour is undermining the monarchy

24 August 2019 9:00 am

The younger generation’s behaviour is undermining the Crown

The royal family at this year’s Trooping the Colour (Getty)

We need the monarchy more than ever

24 August 2019 9:00 am

We need the monarchy more than ever

How woke is your home?

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Would your living room pass the cultural-appropriation test?

Why Britain, like Iceland, will thrive outside the EU

24 August 2019 9:00 am

The UK should become a temporary member of the EEA

How verbal and physical abuse drove me out of the police

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Police officers deserve greater protection

How did my children become more middle class than me?

24 August 2019 9:00 am

My children are now more middle-class than me

In Afghanistan, Trump and the Taleban want the same thing – Americans out

24 August 2019 9:00 am

‘Incoming! Incoming! Incoming!’ As morning alarms go, this one leaves a lot to be desired. Normally I wake up to…

It’s easy to see why Trump wants to buy Greenland

24 August 2019 9:00 am

When the news broke of Donald Trump’s interest in acquiring Greenland from the Danes for strategic, mining and perhaps golf…

Right from wrong: a guide to the new European politics

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Overusing the label ‘far right’ is both wrong and dangerous

The secret of Matteo Salvini’s success

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Can anyone stop Matteo Salvini becoming Italy’s next leader?

History holds far fewer lessons for Brexit than both sides think

17 August 2019 9:00 am

History may hold fewer lessons for Brexit than both sides think

Can a church blessing tame my unruly dog?

17 August 2019 9:00 am

The church doing animals a real service

Right-wing comics are bringing variety back to the Fringe

17 August 2019 9:00 am

I’ve been coming to the Edinburgh Fringe for five years, but this is the first time I’ve dipped my toe…

From Hong Kong to Kashmir, a new authoritarianism is on the rise

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Why is Britain not condemning events in Kashmir?

Britain’s jazz scene is in full swing

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Jazz died in 1959. At least, that’s what New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton wrote in 2011 as part of a…

Frightful flights, a falling pound: why would you go anywhere but Britain for your summer holiday?

10 August 2019 9:00 am

The collapsing pound is giving the British holiday new appeal

The secret ingredient of successful seaside towns

10 August 2019 9:00 am

The real secret behind Margate’s revival isn’t so much the restored Dreamland amusement park, but the trains. A decade ago,…

The UK’s best beaches – according to Spectator writers

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Tom HollandTrevone, Cornwall   Pretty much every summer, my family and my cousins head for a farm in north Cornwall,…

How Boris can make the extra cash for the NHS really count

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Extra cash for the NHS must come with conditions

Desert Island Discs has completely lost the plot

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Desert Island Discs has lost the plot

The West cannot survive without a re-energised belief in Christianity

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Christian ethics can’t survive without Christian faith

Nicky Haslam: How will Boris decorate No. 10?

10 August 2019 9:00 am

‘Volcanic temper… suspicious of everyone… irritability, mood swings… terror stalking the shadows… devastating collapse of Europe’s economy… rampant insecurity, unbridled…

The spooky side of Savannah

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Savannah GA is supposed to have lots of ghosts, but I’d forgotten that. It was an April morning and sunlight…

Who’ll blink first – Boris Johnson or the EU?

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Even if the EU believes Boris on no deal, it might not budge

Somebody drawing a border between Britain and Europe in the Channel

Europeans have started to change their minds on Brexit

3 August 2019 9:00 am

The perspective on Brexit is changing