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The nuclear plant at Dounreay

Notes on... Nucleus, the shiny new slightly secret nuclear archive

9 June 2018 9:00 am

Doubtless Spectator readers based in Caithness will scoff when I say that the old fishing port of Wick (top right…

Entrepreneurship is a way of life

2 June 2018 9:00 am

In the second of our series on ‘The Lifecycle of an Entrepreneur’, serial brand-builder and start-up investor, James Espey, talks to Martin Vander Weyer about his philosophy of life and business.

Europe has a democracy problem

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Will Europe’s leaders ever accept that their voters might have a point?

Trump has turned the Mueller investigation on its head  

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Robert Mueller isn’t closing in on Trump – and Democrats know it

Twenty20 is making cricket great again

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Twenty20 is making the game great again

Pope Francis raises the white flag

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Francis’s silence on Ireland’s abortion vote reveals a softening stance

The countryside’s immigration problem

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Migrants from the city are destroying rural life

What on earth’s happened to Waitrose?

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Waitrose seems to be on its uppers

How to silence Henry James: the Pont du Gard

Only the south of France could silence Henry James

2 June 2018 9:00 am

‘Saint-Tropez?’ said the French mother of a friend. ‘C’est un peu… “tacky”.’ She was distressed to think of our taking…

£350 million for the NHS: How the Brexit bus pledge is coming true

26 May 2018 9:00 am

The Brexit bus pledge has turned the Conservatives into big spenders

Britain and Islam – the real special relationship

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Britain has deep ties to Islam that date back centuries

Putin’s World Cup is the most political tournament ever

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Putin’s World Cup is going to be the most fraught tournament ever. And England might win

Bernard-Henri Lévy: ‘Brexit will not happen’

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Bernard-Henri Lévy on why Brexit must not happen – and why he’s the man to stop it

The adoption waiting game 

26 May 2018 9:00 am

For children in need of a home, lengthy adoption checks do more harm than good

Why old bangers beat shiny new cars hands down

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Modern cars are hideous, inside and out

Why are so many women obsessed with horses?

26 May 2018 9:00 am

What is it with women and horses?

Inspired touch: Asterix creators René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo (seated) in 1967

Asterix and the sheer brilliance of his creators

26 May 2018 9:00 am

A sterix, te amamus! For those not lucky enough to learn their Latin from the dazzling René Goscinny and Albert…

Italy turns on the European Union

19 May 2018 9:00 am

Its new government would be the strangest alliance since the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Italy's new government will force Macron to embrace his inner populist

19 May 2018 9:00 am

Does the French President now see that the EU must change?

The Tories never condemn the naked racism of Benjamin Netanyahu. They should

19 May 2018 9:00 am

What does friendship with Israel mean?

The eradication of South Georgia’s rats proves we can do anything

19 May 2018 9:00 am

The eradication of South Georgia’s rats is proof that anything can be done

Wedding lists are out of control – just look at Harry and Meghan’s

19 May 2018 9:00 am

Why do Prince Harry and Meghan Markle need a wedding list?

Why do powerful men love to be spanked?

19 May 2018 9:00 am

Why do powerful men like to be spanked?

The right stuff: I’ll miss my friend Tom Wolfe

19 May 2018 9:00 am

I’ll miss my friend Tom Wolfe

Notes from Jerusalem: Everyone is in love with Donald Trump

19 May 2018 9:00 am

‘Trump Make Israel Great’ reads the banner on the deserted hotel next to the new American embassy in Jerusalem. Unlike…