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The end is nigh: the rise of middle-class apocalypticism

29 June 2019 9:00 am

The rise of bourgeois apocalypticism

Is your doctor faking it?

29 June 2019 9:00 am

The fake medics in the NHS

Why croquet beats cricket

29 June 2019 9:00 am

People say cricket is the quintessential English game. Those people are wrong. Cricket may have a longer pedigree, but it’s…

An American in Cardiff

29 June 2019 9:00 am

The Spectator’s Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2019, sponsored by Julius Baer, celebrates innovative businesses throughout the UK that…

Enter Boris: what his premiership will look like

22 June 2019 9:00 am

The first 100 days will make or break him

Are you suffering from Boris Derangement Syndrome?

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Why does he make his enemies so mad?

The brutality of the Isis Beatles

22 June 2019 9:00 am

And why the Isis torture gang may never receive a proper trial

What I’ve learned from 20 years without a TV

22 June 2019 9:00 am

What I’ve learned from 20 years without a TV

The Pope is wrong to change the Lord’s Prayer

22 June 2019 9:00 am

The Lord’s Prayer shouldn’t be rewritten

Pitcairn Island, 1957

Living on Pitcairn showed me that island life is no paradise

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Island life is far from idyllic

What I learned from piercing ears at Claire's Accessories

22 June 2019 9:00 am

I was 17, studying for my A-levels in Great Yarmouth. Looking to defy my parents’ instruction to get a part-time…

Greenwashed: The strange triumph of eco-Toryism

15 June 2019 9:00 am

The Tories are desperate to be seen as environmentalists. But at what cost?

The Hong Kong protests have echoes of Tiananmen

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Why there’s violent opposition to the China extradition bill

Police raids and chanting intruders: The strange things that happen to me in the early hours

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Our upstairs neighbours are not the sort of people you want to have run-ins with. They have regular moped deliveries…

It’s not just cricket: India vs Pakistan is the greatest rivalry in world sport

15 June 2019 9:00 am

India vs Pakistan is the greatest rivalry in world sport

Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

The dad revolution hasn’t helped our children – or us

15 June 2019 9:00 am

The fatherhood revolution has failed

The touching traces of the past in church visitors’ books

15 June 2019 9:00 am

I am memorialised twice in my village church. Not in some premature lapidary way, but in the visitors’ book. The…

The in-tray of horrors that Theresa May has left for her successor

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Theresa May has left a hideous pile of unfinished business for her successor

‘I have spent my life with people underestimating me’: Jeremy Hunt interviewed

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Can the ‘underestimated’ Foreign Secretary become prime minister?

Could a global recession be around the corner?

8 June 2019 8:00 am

The omens for the global economy are not good

Children of the revolution: Protest has become so puerile

8 June 2019 8:00 am

When did protest become so puerile?

Hands free: I’ve joined a new kind of abstinence movement

8 June 2019 8:00 am

I’ve joined a new kind of abstinence movement

Proton therapy: Cancer revolution or costly white elephant?

8 June 2019 8:00 am

The jury’s still out on proton therapy

Hang on to your hat – they’re making a comeback

8 June 2019 8:00 am

‘Thank goodness for racing,’ says Rachel Trevor-Morgan. She is a milliner — a hat maker — so it’s no surprise…