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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

Edible insects are not the future of food

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Edible insects are not the answer

Conservative party chairman James Cleverly (Getty)

Labour can’t cope with Boris’s BAME cabinet

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Labour can’t cope with Boris’s BAME cabinet

There is a far better option than HS2 – and it already exists

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Ditching HS2 and reopening the Great Central line would save the taxpayer billions

Lebanon: the world’s best failed state

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Look down from the mountains outside Beirut and, on most days, you’ll see a grey blanket of smog choking the…

Nigel Farage

Just do it: the advertising industry should embrace its right-wing roots

3 August 2019 9:00 am

The ad industry should return to its capitalist roots

Grimly magnificent: the east end of the priory

The grim magnificence of Gisborough Priory

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Gisborough Priory was founded in 1119, although the gothic chunks which remain of it today — including the grimly magnificent…

The first 100 days will make or break Boris

27 July 2019 9:00 am

What will the new Prime Minister do now?

There’s another option beyond no deal or May’s deal – and Boris knows it

27 July 2019 9:00 am

There is another option beyond no deal or May’s deal

Johnson & Johnson: How Samuel shaped Boris

27 July 2019 9:00 am

How Samuel shaped Boris

Society cannot be run by Twitter mobs

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Society cannot be run by Twitter mobs

How America’s Iran policy is shaped in Riyadh and Jerusalem

27 July 2019 9:00 am

The truth about America’s Iran policy