Boris Johnson: Yes, I'd debate Cameron. I'd be a wimp if I didn't

14 May 2016 9:00 am

The former mayor of London makes his case for Brexit

Would the urine of an eight-year-old protect my chickens?

10 May 2014 9:00 am

I was predicting in a recent column that the arrival of spring would be bad news for my poultry, and…

What Boris and Pericles have in common

3 May 2014 9:00 am

What is Boris’s great secret? Does it lie in the bust of the Athenian statesman Pericles (c. 495–429 bc) that…

The Spectator's Notes: If Putin can have a referendum, so can Boris

29 March 2014 9:00 am

Everyone can see that the West has no idea what to do about Russian power in the Ukraine. Britain, in…

Charles Moore's notes: At last! Reds under the beds again

5 October 2013 9:00 am

 Manchester For those of us of a certain age, Ed Miliband’s speech last week was exhilaratingly nostalgic. His promise to…

Pippa Middleton’s diary: What are you scared of, Boris?

29 June 2013 9:00 am

Ah, good old Wimbledon: a fortnight of rhythmic ball thumping, ooh-ing at Federer’s forehand, aah-ing at Djoko the elastic athlete,…

Crossrail: transport miracle or public sector folly?

1 June 2013 9:00 am

A hard-hatted journey into London’s biggest public-sector building project

Steerpike: Unpopular Populus, and the call of the Boris

4 May 2013 9:00 am

It’s been a tricky few days for Populus, the ultra-cool research organisation. Once the Tories’ favourite pollster, Populus has long…