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The problem with TV? There’s too much to watch – and it’s all too good

13 April 2019 9:00 am

There’s too much addictive stuff on TV

Celebrities, cars and chickens: Inside the Connaught hotel

13 April 2019 9:00 am

You may have noticed the Connaught a little more since 2011, when ‘Silence’, the steamy fountain by Japanese ‘architect philosopher’ Tadao…

If there's no deal, there's no Brexit

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Both main parties have been hugely damaged by Brexit

Johnny Mercer: the Tories would be wiped out in a snap election

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Could Johnny Mercer be the party’s next leader?

Matteo Salvini takes a selfie with five children who helped to save their classmates during the 20 March Milan bus attack

Matteo Salvini: the man reinventing populist politics

6 April 2019 9:00 am

His methods are daring – and wildly popular

Ireland’s strange decision to join the French commonwealth

6 April 2019 9:00 am

The French Commonwealth has an unlikely new member

Fraser Nelson: The biggest myth is that editors have control over their columnists

6 April 2019 9:00 am

The power of editors is comically overstated. I’m struck by the number of politicians who imagine that there’s a hierarchy:…

Men are playing with fire by having drunken sex

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Rape laws are failing men and women

A fanfare for music’s next generation

6 April 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. We’re…

Preparing to ride up Warren Hill

Newmarket, where the fastest horses in the world thunder past

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Standing on Warren Hill in the morning mist, watching Britain’s finest thoroughbreds thunder past, you realise what makes Newmarket so…

After May: the battle for the soul of the Tories is now on

30 March 2019 9:00 am

What next for the Tories – and for Britain?

Fear, loathing and backstabbing – the battle to replace May has begun

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Half the cabinet want a shot

As an ex-Brexit minister I can tell you – May’s ‘plan’ was built on sand

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The list of Brexit failures is a long one – but the buck stops with No. 10

Victorian lady travellers aren’t feminist role models – they were tyrants

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The early women explorers were anything but feminist

Life imitates art: Volodymyr Zelensky as Vasyl Holoborodko in Servant of the People

In Ukraine’s presidential elections, life is imitating Netflix

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Is the plot of Servant of the People about to come true?

Netflix and kill: the creepy obsession with true crime

30 March 2019 9:00 am

There’s something creepy about the fascination with true crime

We should take a hard look at our reporting of Trump and Russia

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Mueller’s verdict on Trump has stunned the US media

The UK’s great porn firewall experiment

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The new age restriction for online porn could have unintended consequences

A British staple and perfect for crumble

Rhubarb: the most eccentrically British fruit

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The tale of forced Yorkshire rhubarb has the makings of a David Lean film. Frosty Slavic beginnings, wartime devotion, steam…

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has humiliated Britain

23 March 2019 9:00 am

The Tories’ current humiliation could be as cataclysmic as Labour’s in 1976

Brexiteers and Remainers can’t both be right about Bercow’s ruling

23 March 2019 9:00 am

Most MPs are convinced they will get what they want

Speaker-speak: the maddening rhetoric of John Bercow

23 March 2019 9:00 am

The linguistic antics of John Bercow

When will Britain stop poaching the world’s medics and train our own instead?

23 March 2019 9:00 am

We need to train our own medics, not import them