migration

Europe should follow Britain’s lead on refugees

25 March 2017 9:00 am

When a humanitarian tragedy disappears from our newspapers, there are two possibilities: that the crisis is over and life for…

A story of three bears — and what it means to be human

25 March 2017 9:00 am

In Yoko Tawada’s surreal and beguiling novel we meet three bears: mother, daughter and grandson. But there will be no…

A Roman emperor’s inauguration to rival Donald Trump’s

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Given that Donald Trump is not the most popular president the USA has ever seen, even among his own party,…

The hateful whispers that make me want to move from London to Tel Aviv

21 January 2017 9:00 am

It’s time I left London’s anti-Semites behind

The purgatory of passport control – and why it’s about to get worse

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Passport control? It’s more like purgatory

‘Donald’s always been the outgoing one’: meeting the Trump parents

29 October 2016 9:00 am

I have never met Donald Trump, but I knew his parents. A fact that makes me feel about 100 years…

Through the Sahara to the Jungle: a migrant’s tale

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Why would a migrant cross the Sahara, Libya, the Med and most of Europe in a quest to reach Britain? I asked one

The woman who could win when Angela Merkel can’t

8 October 2016 9:00 am

The German chancellor risks defeat if she does not stand aside

How Sweden became an example of how not to handle immigration

3 September 2016 9:00 am

We’ve taken in far too many people and we’re letting them down badly – especially the children

Could we win back Gordon Brown’s gold at the Olympics?

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Golden years How many Olympic events would Team GB have to win before we could earn back the gold reserves…

Italy’s migrant purgatory

20 August 2016 9:00 am

The car park near Dante’s tomb is full of the young menwe have encouraged to flee to Europe for a better life

I’m a Remainer. But if I was working-class in Stoke, I’d be for Leave

2 July 2016 9:00 am

A rational vote Sir: There has been a lot of bile poured out about those who voted Leave by the…

300 signatures can be wrong. How about 2 million?

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Name check 306 business people signed a letter to the Daily Telegraph saying that Britain would be better off outside…

Why Britain (and Europe) depends on migrants

26 March 2016 9:00 am

It’s not about economics. It’s about our snobbish, slobbish culture

Britain’s determination to kill itself makes my blood boil

20 February 2016 9:00 am

   Gstaad The locals here in the beautiful Saanen valley are split over the migrant crisis. Switzerland does not belong…

Could a change of body language make a difference to American policing?

9 January 2016 9:00 am

One of the most shocking items of recent news has been the bald statistic that the number of people shot…

Angela Merkel will survive – but will the soul of post-war Germany?

29 October 2015 9:00 am

The migrant crisis is testing the country’s post-war idea of itself

Merkel’s grandstanding on Syrian refugees will lead to many more deaths at sea

12 September 2015 9:00 am

By making them more likely to attempt the perilous journey to Europe, the German chancellor is luring would-be migrants to their deaths

Cameron’s talking to the wrong Libyan government. He should call my old driver

15 August 2015 9:00 am

Certainly not the government that Cameron hopes will help fix the migrant crisis. He’d be better off talking to my old driver

Mykonos has turned into hell (I still blame Jackie Kennedy)

15 August 2015 9:00 am

The wind is maddening and constant, and gets stronger as the sun falls below the horizon. The streets are lined…

If you really want to help refugees, look beyond the Mediterranean

8 August 2015 9:00 am

It’s lazy and wrong just to focus on the migrants who make it here

Eritrean migrants face many dangers. Are we one of them?

6 June 2015 9:00 am

A few weeks ago someone very dear to me passed on a question about The Spectator, asked them by a…

The ‘start-up cities’ of Ancient Greece

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Honduras wants to establish start-up cities to experiment with alternative economic, regulatory, and legal systems. Could this concept help stop…

How Lampedusa copes when the migrant ships come in

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Encounters with those who have risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean

I got a call from Jeremy Hunt about health tourism — but he still doesn't get it

2 November 2013 9:00 am

Ministers are finally acting on my warnings about health tourism. But they aren’t doing enough