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Full-blooded Brexiteers vs cabinet compromisers

1 June 2019 9:00 am

The question is not whether they can win the next election, but whether they can survive

Fighting fit: Dominic Raab on karate kicks, cabinet unity and his Brexit strategy

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Dominic Raab on karate kicks and cabinet unity

The upsides of dementia: Forgetfulness can be a blessing

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Forgetfulness has its blessings

Why Ceausescu’s 1978 state visit was far more humiliating than Trump’s ever could be

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Ceausescu’s 1978 state visit was far more humiliating than Donald Trump’s ever could be

Rod Liddle: Tunnelling my way into Gaza

1 June 2019 9:00 am

I’m meant to be peering into a tunnel hacked out by Hamas a few hundred metres from Gaza City into…

Selfie-surveillance: Who needs Big Brother when we constantly film ourselves?

1 June 2019 9:00 am

These days we’re happy to do the surveillance ourselves

How Rwanda became an oasis of liberal Islam

1 June 2019 9:00 am

In Rwandan Islam, intolerance isn’t tolerated

From Amazon to Waitrose: how do companies get their names?

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Poor Mr Bergstresser. He put up the money to start the financial reporting company but his name wasn’t as snappy…

Corbyn isn’t working – and Labour is being picked apart by its new enemies

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Labour is being picked apart by its new enemies

'I must be off my rocker': Nigel Farage on the campaign trail

25 May 2019 9:00 am

What’s next for the Brexit party?

Shelf conscious: I had no idea I was such a show-off

25 May 2019 9:00 am

I’d no idea I was such a show-off

Iran alone: Tehran’s perspective on escalating hostilities

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Tehran’s perspective on the escalating hostilities

The day Turkish democracy died

25 May 2019 9:00 am

‘It’s official. Turkey is a banana republic!’ My friend Mustapha, a serial entrepreneur, sends me a flurry of doom-laden WhatsApp…

Parent trap: WhatsApp groups are feeding our fears

25 May 2019 9:00 am

WhatsApp groups are feeding our fears

The magic of the Chelsea Flower Show

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Chelsea, the most famous flower show in the world, pulled in its devotees once more this week, with its accustomed…

Running a bank’s tough. That’s no reason to start handing capital back

25 May 2019 9:00 am

The closing date for The Spectator’s Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2019, sponsored by Julius Baer, is Friday 7…

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…