My fellow Remainers should not aim for a ‘soft Brexit’

11 January 2020 9:00 am

‘I like to write when I’m feeling spiteful,’ remarked D.H. Lawrence. ‘It’s like having a good sneeze.’ A perennial challenge…

Leaving the EU won’t stop the Remain struggle

20 July 2019 9:00 am

My voice is often recognised by people who don’t know me. My face, which is unmemorable, less so. But once…

Brexit suggests we’re on the right side of history

16 December 2017 9:00 am

For a century, theorists have argued that the nation state is obsolete. Brexit suggests otherwise

Magical thinking isn’t a political position

13 May 2017 9:00 am

I’m due to debate the philosopher A.C. Grayling on Saturday about whether there should be a second EU referendum on…

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…

From now on, I’ll greet Brexiteers with a grin

4 March 2017 9:00 am

I’m cheering up about Brexit. The moaning has to stop. Why be downhearted and edgy when you’re confident of your…

They won, so why are the Brexiteers so miserable and chippy?

29 October 2016 9:00 am

I may have made the odd disparaging remark about Brexiteers during the heat of the referendum campaign, but I have…

Why is Theresa May so proud of picking fights with the police?

9 July 2016 9:00 am

Also in The Spectator’s Notes: no Orgreave inquiry; relaunch Vote Leave; a party for Remainers; planning for parliamentary sovereignty; HS2

Be kind to Remainers: now we really are in it together

2 July 2016 9:00 am

‘Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.’ I think this is…