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Cometh the hour: Boris Johnson may be the Tories' best hope

18 May 2019 9:00 am

The biggest threat to Boris Johnson’s leadership bid is Boris himself

Meet the real Alexander Nix. An interview with the notorious former head of Cambridge Analytica

18 May 2019 9:00 am

Alexander Nix on psychographics, Brexit and Trump

Writers blocked: Even fantasy fiction is now offensive

18 May 2019 9:00 am

Even fantasy fiction is now offensive

Snog a Tory: Why you should learn to step outside your comfort zone

18 May 2019 9:00 am

It’s good to get out of your comfort zone

What one activist's death tells us about war crimes in Syria

18 May 2019 9:00 am

What one activist’s death tells us about war crimes in Syria

The truth about air quality? It's the best (and cleanest) in living memory

18 May 2019 9:00 am

Our pollution crisis isn’t as bad as you think

How do Britain’s pubs get their names?

18 May 2019 9:00 am

An easy one: what links Jack Straw’s Castle, The Labouring Boys and The Jolly Taxpayer? No, not the parliamentary expenses…

Train your brain: How to keep your mind young

11 May 2019 9:00 am

Exercising your brain can slow cognitive decline

Prue Leith: When did the Samaritans lose their way?

11 May 2019 9:00 am

In the past few weeks, on three separate occasions, I have met three different women who for years (one for…

Bret Easton Ellis on woke art, irony and the earnestness of American Psycho

11 May 2019 9:00 am

Bret Easton Ellis is back – and being savaged for taking on millennials

Gamekeepers burn heather to encourage new growth for red grouse to feed on (Getty)

Rewilding our grouse moors would leave landowners and the public better off

11 May 2019 9:00 am

Our upland wildlife has been destroyed – but there is an answer

Home truths: Are nurseries damaging our children?

11 May 2019 9:00 am

Do children do better when they’re not in nursery?

25 years off the booze has taught me three simple things

11 May 2019 9:00 am

What I’ve learnt from 25 years off the booze

Windermere, a voyage into Swallows and Amazons

11 May 2019 9:00 am

‘A love of boats and sailing is the surest of all passports to a happy life,’ wrote Arthur Ransome. Standing…

Will Nigel Farage’s Brexit party sink the Tories?

4 May 2019 9:00 am

The threat from Farage’s Brexit party is growing

Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande (Getty)

Why are boringly straight women claiming to be lesbians?

4 May 2019 9:00 am

I’m sick of women claiming to be lesbians

Andrew Adonis, a master of social media – and a model of social mobility

4 May 2019 9:00 am

There are two sides to Andrew Adonis

We all have servants now

4 May 2019 9:00 am

We all have servants now

As a QC, I believe the time has come to legalise drugs

4 May 2019 9:00 am

There’s one thing that lies behind almost every case I’ve worked on

If Lyra McKee’s death is not to be in vain, Ireland must confront its past

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Children are growing up with ‘heroic’ stories of the Troubles

Moby: My vegan brunch with Leo DiCaprio and Jane Goodall

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Vegan croissants with Leo DiCaprio and Jane Goodall

Scilly season: Shipwrecks, seclusion and Harold Wilson’s house

4 May 2019 9:00 am

‘You can get away from everything,’ said Harold Wilson of the Isles of Scilly, ‘not only in distance but also…

A mission for safer, smarter cycling

4 May 2019 9:00 am

The Spectator’s Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2019, sponsored by Julius Baer, are open for entries at www.spectator.co.uk/disruptor. The…

The Scruton tapes: an anatomy of a modern hit job

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Sometimes a scandal is not just a scandal, but a biopsy of a society. So it is with the assault…

Rory Stewart: Why I’d make a good prime minister

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Why Rory Stewart might have what it takes to be PM