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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

Tim Rice at the cricket stump surrounded by Disney characters, by Michael Heath

Tim Rice: I left Lord’s during that cricket final... to see The Lion King

27 July 2019 9:00 am

As I left Lord’s at around 3 o’clock in the afternoon to go to The Lion King European premiere I…

Worried about sky-high rents? Learn to love a bedsit

27 July 2019 9:00 am

In praise of bedsits

Top flight: A plane lands at London City Airport

The joy of flying from London City Airport

27 July 2019 9:00 am

The late Frank Johnson — former editor of The Spectator — had a thing about London City Airport. ‘I never…

Is Jeremy Corbyn finally on the way out?

20 July 2019 9:00 am

The Labour leader may about to be floored

I’m a doctor, and tried the new GP app. My experience was terrifying

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Seeing a GP by app may not help the patient – or the NHS

The hypocrisy of our politicians’ support for press freedom

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Where were politicians when journalists needed them?