Farage

After Trump, I'm losing faith in democracy

12 November 2016 9:00 am

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States may have signalled the death of the closest thing…

Spectator letters: What might have been for young Boris and Dave

5 March 2016 9:00 am

What might have been Sir: Harry Mount points out that Boris Johnson is two years older than David Cameron (Diary,…

The stars of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe: Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage

15 August 2015 9:00 am

Propaganda is said to work best when based upon a grain of truth. Ukip! The Musical assumes that most electors…

Nigel Farage cannot lead the Out campaign

23 May 2015 9:00 am

Ukip’s leader must co-operate for the good of his country

Why we’ll never go back to smoking indoors

19 July 2014 9:00 am

What would happen, I wonder, were we to rescind the smoking ban as Nigel Farage wants? My guess is not…

Portrait of the week

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, responded to the triumph of the UK Independence Party in the European elections (which…

The truth about being a politician’s child

31 May 2014 9:00 am

It was a Friday morning in 1992, Britain had just had an election, and I was on an ice rink.…

I’d rather have a German next door too — and I have the figures to show why

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Should we be worried about the vast numbers of German-born people living covertly in the United Kingdom? The Office for…

Portrait of the week

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Home The British economy grew by 0.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2014, disappointing hotheads who’d expected 1 per cent. It…

The Spectator's Notes: Max Clifford's conviction vindicates juries. But so did the acquittals

3 May 2014 9:00 am

The conviction of Max Clifford for indecent assaults feels like a vindication of the jury system, as did the acquittal…

Portrait of the week

4 January 2014 9:00 am

Home Six months of talks in Northern Ireland, chaired by Dr Richard Haass, a retired American diplomat, ended without resolving…

Hunting the home counties for Conservatives’ ‘swivel-eyed loons'

25 May 2013 9:00 am

A day spent in search of the Tory party’s grass roots

A visit to Bulgaria with Nigel Farage

4 May 2013 9:00 am

I went looking for potential immigrants with Ukip’s leader