The Spectator

17 November 2018

The all-seeing state

The dark side of China’s high-tech society

The Week

Leading article

It’s a bad deal – whichever way you look at it

During last year’s general election campaign, Theresa May declared that ‘You can only deliver Brexit if you believe in Brexit’.…

Portrait of the week

Portrait of the week: Moment of truth for Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, defended a 500-page technical draft of the agreement on withdrawal from the European Union.…


Jo Johnson: My Brexit resignation was a revolutionary act

Jacob Rees-Mogg observed that my resignation last week was ‘the “Emperor’s New Clothes” moment in the Brexit process’. If this…


Have wildfires really got worse over the years?

Hard bitten A British tourist died after contracting rabies from a cat bite in Morocco. Whatever happened to the prominent…

From The Archives

Trial and punishment

From ‘The Kaiser’, 16 November 1918: What is to be done with the Kaiser? For the question must certainly be…

Ancient and modern

Call the polis

If Brussels is willing to offer the British Parliament only a dog’s Brexit, that should tell Parliament everything it needs…


Letters: Art is as important as history in the remembrance of the past

Hearts as well as heads Sir: Simon Jenkins suggests we should stop remembering and start forgetting about the first world…