The Spectator

24 November 2018

May’s toxic legacy

The PM will leave the Tory party more divided over Europe than ever

The Week

Leading article

Britain must reject the European model

France has been in a state of organised uprising this week, with 300,000 motorists taking to the streets and autoroutes…

Portrait of the week

Portrait of the Week: May’s deal, water cannon, John Worboys and Interpol

Home Five pizza-eating cabinet ministers — Andrea Leadsom, Penny Mordaunt, Liam Fox, Michael Gove and Chris Grayling — put it…


Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why Boris Johnson would make a good leader (and I wouldn’t)

‘Away with the cant of “measures not men”! — the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the…


What kills penguins?

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Ancient and modern

Socrates vs Steve Bannon

The country’s champions of free speech — the police — were recently out in force to ensure that the alt-right…


Letters: There is no such thing as a ‘good’ Brexit

There is no ‘good’ Brexit Sir: David Harper claims to know ‘what the population of the UK voted for’ in…