Leading article

What would Jesus buy?

23 September 2009 12:00 am

The Bishops of England and Wales have excelled themselves in their efforts to promote the Church of England’s ‘Back to Church’ day (this Sunday).

It wasn’t all bad

23 September 2009 12:00 am

The Labour party typically disembowels itself after an election defeat, but this time it hasn’t waited to be beaten.

Heels over head

19 September 2009 12:00 am

The news that union members at the TUC Congress are eager to ban high heels in the workplace, for health and safety reasons, confirms a number of our long-held theories.

Summit about nothing

16 September 2009 12:00 am

As a rule of thumb, it is wise to ignore anything said at any summit beginning with the letter G.

‘Do as we say’ won’t do

9 September 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the Afghan elections

Terror in retreat

9 September 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the terror threat in Britain

Pay attention

2 September 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on Attention Deficit Disorder

Immoral and incompetent

2 September 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the release of Abdelbasset Ali al-Megrahi

RIP Senator

26 August 2009 12:00 am

Senator Edward Kennedy lived in the shadow of Chappaquiddick, but his life deserves just as much celebration as it does censure.

Patently right

26 August 2009 12:00 am

In contrast to Gordon Brown’s dull and worthy holiday working as a volunteer on community projects in his constituency, there is something rather refreshing about Lord Mandelson’s taste for extravagant vacations on Corfu in the company of wealthy moguls.

Cappuccino Culture

19 August 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on Culture — and our new team blog

Reform the religion

19 August 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the Conservative party and the NHS

Farewell Freddie

15 August 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on Andrew Flintoff

Respectful uncertainty

12 August 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the plight of Britain’s vulnerable children

A quiet revolution

5 August 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the open primary held by the Tories in Totnes

Don’t bank on a bonus

5 August 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on recent bank results

Swearing through the ages

29 July 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on offensive words

No exceptions

29 July 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the challenges awaiting David Cameron

Onwards and upwards

22 July 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on social mobility

The bear necessities

8 July 2009 12:00 am

The world does not hold its breath during US-Russia summits as it did in the days of Kennedy and Khrushchev or Reagan and Gorbachev.

Bad

1 July 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on the death of Michael Jackson

Calls from Balls

1 July 2009 12:00 am

The Spectator on Ed Balls' claims about the public finances