The Guardian

Boris Johnson in The Spectator’s editor’s chair in 2003 (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty)

Dear Mary: I used to work with Boris Johnson. Why does no one believe how fun he was?

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Q. It was 10 p.m. by the time the canapés appeared and by then it was already too late. The…

The mind-readers who know we’re all racists inside

8 December 2018 9:00 am

For months I’ve been looking forward to the Guardian’s much-heralded report on racism in Britain, which was unveiled this week.…

The real reason I’m a target for the twitchfork mob

6 January 2018 9:00 am

Shortly after midnight on 1 January my phone began to vibrate repeatedly. Happy New Year messages from absent friends? No,…

Poking fun at the royals is good for the monarchy

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Isn’t Meghan fabulous? Hasn’t she totally brought the monarchy into the 21st century? Doesn’t she make Kate look like such…

Another year, another tax leak – and the usual annual festival of hypocrisy

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Stories about members of the establishment using offshore tax shelters — ooh er missus! — come along about once a…

The EU leaders’ tactics are intended to affect our general election

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s main Brexit negotiator, tweeted on Monday: ‘Any #Brexit deal requires a strong & stable understanding…

The Spectator has gone soft – prisons should be much nastier places

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Now that post-Marxian vacuous liberalism is over, it is surely about time that we revived the vigorous writings of Thomas…

Why the liberal left has declared war on TripAdvisor

23 July 2016 9:00 am

I went to a restaurant in Middlesbrough back in the spring. It’s called the Brasserie Hudson Quay and occupies a…

Julie Burchill vs the Media Menopause Mob

18 June 2016 9:00 am

As someone who managed to move from enfant terrible to grande dame without ever being a proper grown-up, I must…

A big hand for the two-faced tax hacks of the Guardian

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Something odd happened at the Guardian after the paper’s editorial staff were basking in the glow of their just-published splash…

Thrown to the wolves

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Telling the truth can get you mauled, but that’s our job on the ‘rabid right’, says James Delingpole

Matt Ridley’s diary: Why a Guardian contributor wants me beheaded

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Martin Williams, former head of the government’s air quality science unit, has declared that the reason we have a problem…

Don’t blame the Guardian if criminals are getting better at hiding online. Blame iTunes and Netflix

14 June 2014 8:00 am

I wouldn’t wish to deny that all drug dealers and crime lords read the Guardian. Indeed, check the circulation figures,…

The Edward Snowden scandal viewed from planet Guardian

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Last summer a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor called Edward Snowden leaked a vast trove of secret information on the…

Portrait of a Guardian music critic

8 February 2014 9:00 am

We critics seldom write our memoirs, perhaps because we skulk away our lives in dark corners, avoiding the public gaze,…

Will the Guardian and the Independent kill the Grand National?

13 April 2013 9:00 am

Too many racing correspondents have an anti-hunt racing agenda