Rotherham

The word ‘extremist’ has lost all meaning

3 March 2018 9:00 am

A few years ago, in these pages, Matthew Parris defined Ukip as a party of extremists. Perhaps one of his…

The naked lunch menu: sign up now for Britain’s first nude restaurant

11 June 2016 9:00 am

Have you got your names down yet for the Bunyadi? I’d hurry, if I were you. There’s currently a waiting…

How the BBC made the most unlikely TV hit of the swinging Sixties

30 April 2016 9:00 am

‘Comedy is like music,’ said Edwin Apps, one of the characters in Wednesday afternoon’s Radio 4 play, All Mouth and…

Fear of the fearful

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Hiding the truth about migrant crimes shows huge disrespect to most Muslims

Portrait of the week

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Home An official analysis by the Cabinet Office said that if Britain left the EU it would lead to a…

What do all these evil maniacs have in common?

5 March 2016 9:00 am

More bad publicity for the Islamic State’s ‘Kafir Tiny Tots and Babycare Service’. A burka-clad madwoman wandering through the streets…

Portrait of the week

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Home The man seen in several Islamic State videos of hostages being beheaded, nicknamed Jihadi John by the British press,…

Portrait of the week

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, said: ‘Red warning lights are once again flashing on the dashboard of the global…

Spectator letters: The best ‘never’ ever is in the Declaration of Arbroath Plus: BST for England, the problem for social workers, and C.P. Snow was not cold

27 September 2014 8:00 am

Never say never Sir: Dot Wordsworth (Mind your language, 20 September) quotes various telling usages of ‘never’ for rhetorical or…

Spectator letters: Scottish Tories, ambulances and Florence Nightingale

13 September 2014 9:00 am

The other Tory split Sir: With regard to the article by James Forsyth (‘The great Tory split’, 6 September), there is…

Justine Greening interview: 'It's about understanding what it's like to start from scratch'

6 September 2014 9:00 am

Justine Greening says that the Conservatives will not win big until they really home in on social mobility

Portrait of the week

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Home Secretary, said that Britons who went to Syria or Iraq to fight could be stripped…

Rotherham has proved it again: social work just doesn't work

30 August 2014 9:00 am

The appalling abuse in Rotherham suggests it does not