Spectator Life – Culture
I make no excuses for my poor behaviour. But being put in the same category as Harvey Weinstein on social media has been hard to take
For years, dance lovers have waited impatiently for the next great British ballerina – now three have come along at once. Emma Byrne meets the Royal Ballet’s soon-to-be superstars
Emma Dent Coad’s first half-year in Parliament has been dramatic enough for a whole career
Get out of your bubble and into your safe space, you hashtag activist. Andy Shaw mansplains the latest lexicon
Chess is traditionally a mind gym for badly dressed men. The Gibraltar Open is changing all that, says William Cook
Paul Newman’s $17.8m Rolex is driving the market upwards
High-end flats used to have the odd gym or bar for residents. Now they offer everything you get at a five-star hotel
Tweed has come off the grouse moor and on to the backs of the young and cool
The Kingsman films are perfect for those who miss the wit and eccentricity of old Bond movies. Meet the team behind the franchise
From Lethal Autonomous Weapons to tiny nano-drones, the warfare technology in development is thoroughly alarming. We cannot afford to sit back and watch
A high-profile sacking at Google has exposed tech’s ‘women’ problem
Jack and Michael Whitehall’s TV double act hinges on the chalk and cheese aspects of their personalities. Now they’re off travelling together
Professor Jordan Peterson is in deep trouble with the transgender crowd. He is also one of the foremost thinkers of our age
The Conservatives used to have big ideas and shout a lot; now they’re frightened of looking silly. Here's how the party can win back its confidence
The readers of Spectator Life are cordially invited to taste Royal Salute’s new 30-year-old Scotch at the Bulgari Hotel in Knightsbridge, at a series of exclusive events in June.
What makes the Devon town of Totnes such a magnet for mystics, activists and ‘cranks in edible footwear’?
The power play to decide who eventually succeeds Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader will be complicated and ruthless. Who will win the battle for the party’s Iron Throne?
Everything we thought we knew about how personality is formed is wrong. Parental influence is far less important than we could have imagined
Fashionable private clubs are springing up in the heart of the City. It’s all to do with a change in the culture of finance.
Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy had the most elegant of creative friendships. In Hepburn, Givenchy found his muse and the personification of his style.
The new wave of dating apps that are modelling themselves on private members’ clubs
How much power does Ivanka Trump have in her father’s White House? And what will she do with it? Lizzie Crocker reports
As troops surround Iraq’s last Isis stronghold in Mosul, Gareth Browne meets victims of the savage fighting
Steven Rhodes on what it takes to get through a Mastermind semi-final
Cambridge classicist David Butterfield explains how he became a spellchecker for Latin tattoo enthusiasts