Brexit

The case against a second Scottish referendum

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Aid is not the answer Bill Gates says he is a huge fan of capitalism and trade (Save Aid!, 22…

Theresa May will win this general election because she’s the only grown-up in the room

29 April 2017 9:00 am

My heart soared when I first heard the phrase ‘progressive alliance’ in this election campaign. Not the reaction you’d expect,…

Theresa May has brutally carved away the tradition of Tory pro-EU politics

22 April 2017 9:00 am

We are all drama queens, really, we political hacks; and so we were all thoroughly delighted by Theresa May’s Tuesday…

Letters: The Benedictines did not withdraw from the world

22 April 2017 9:00 am

Benedictine engagement Sir: Matthew Parris has missed the point (‘Give me the Anglican option’, 15 April). He compares Rod Dreher’s…

Those who want a clear Brexit will need to make sure it is in the manifesto

22 April 2017 9:00 am

The fact that nothing leaked about Mrs May’s snap election tells you much of what you need to know about…

Is Donald Trump’s revolution already over?

22 April 2017 9:00 am

There were three reasons why I so badly wanted Donald Trump to win the US presidential election. One was that…

What can Theresa May say to the Tory Remainers?

22 April 2017 9:00 am

I don’t see it. I do not see the anatomy of how it all pans out. Theresa May will be…

This is Brexit, Part II - God ordained the first one

22 April 2017 9:00 am

If any more proof were needed that Brexit is the best thing to happen to Britain since 1066 and all…

Goodbye to Balham

22 April 2017 9:00 am

Goodbye then, Bal-ham. You were my gateway to the south. I loved you for so many more reasons than that,…

How will the EU cope without Britain?

15 April 2017 9:00 am

Many EU officials would like to present the Brexit negotiations as a case of one nervous member, weak at the…

Bias and the BBC

15 April 2017 8:00 am

Is it fair over Brexit and can it survive in the 21st century?

Spectator Letters: Independent schools provide all-round education

8 April 2017 9:00 am

All-round education Sir: While much of Ross Clark’s analysis of the direction that independent education has taken is spot on…

The National Trust is compromised by its own success

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Cadbury and the National Trust stand accused of taking the Easter out of Easter eggs. The Trust’s ‘Easter Egg Trail’…

Tell me to shop in pounds and ounces? I’m 40 and it feels like a punishment

8 April 2017 9:00 am

According to archaeologists and all the papers last week, the 11th-century villagers of Wharram Percy, North Yorkshire, used to mutilate…

Why stop at keeping Gibraltar? Let’s take over the bits of Spain around it

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Since Article 50 was triggered last week, City traders have been avidly watching the fluctuations of the pound. Analysts at…

For Theresa May, the real fight really does start now

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Most people are glad to see the end of a referendum campaign, but the losing side always wants to keep…

Britain invokes Article 50 to begin Brexit: the countdown begins

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, wrote a letter to Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, with formal…

Is Nicola Sturgeon wearing titanium leg extensions?

1 April 2017 9:00 am

The thing that got me about the photo-graph which prompted the Daily Mail’s harmless but now infamous headline ‘Never mind…

An independent Britain's top priority: staying friends with the EU

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Leaving the EU is the signal for a new form of cooperation with Europe

Britain and the EU probably will reach a trade deal. Here’s why

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Despite the bluster, both sides need one

Theresa May names date to trigger Brexit under Article 50

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said that on 29 March she would send a letter to Donald Tusk, the…

What it really means to cross the Rubicon (Theresa May’s about to do it)

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Last week many commentators drew on the Ides (15th) of March, the anniversary of Julius Caesar’s death in 44 BC, to…

Jean-Claude Juncker is now the hardest Brexiter there is

25 March 2017 9:00 am

The best thing about being a Remainer is obviously the dinner parties, where we all sit around being incredibly well-heeled…

What shocks me about the BBC: occasionally it isn’t biased

25 March 2017 9:00 am

There’s one thing that bothers me a lot about the letter sent by ‘more than 70’ MPs to the director-general…

How both Britain and the EU might claim victory in the Brexit talks

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Theresa May doesn’t do drama. She regards order as both a political and personal virtue. And this goes a long…