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‘Fancy getting the skateboards out later on?’

Skateboards

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Vive la France! Everyone else, led by Obama, is capitulating to Iran

16 November 2013 9:00 am

President Obama’s flagship foreign policy of ‘leading from behind’ has had some surprising consequences. Not least among them is that…

Portrait of the week

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Home EDF Energy said it would put up prices by 3.9 per cent. BT Sport spent £897 million on the rights…

Barometer: David Dimbleby is not alone (unfortunately)

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Whose tattoos? David Dimbleby, 75, has had a scorpion tattooed on his right shoulder. Some more tattoo-wearers who perhaps ought…

Letters: Cyclists reply to Rod Liddle, and an MP replies to Hugo Rifkind

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Rod rage Sir: Like most cyclists, who also own a car and pay road tax, I enjoy a pedal along…

Spectator writers pick their books of the year

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Recommended reading from some of our regular reviewers

Books and Arts

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Are you sure you want me to carry on with this, Mr Dimbleby?’

Tattoo

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Stalking

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘In these straitened times, our shareholders need more money.’

Shareholder

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Want to switch energy suppliers?’

Energy

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Where is everyone? It’s like the Marie Celeste in here.’

Celeste

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘I can’t see us ever having a boring housebuying anecdote of our own.’

Houseprices

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘It’s the director’s cut.’

Cut

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘It’s not Kafkaesque, it’s normal.’

Kafka

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Could that be from his blue period?’

Blue

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘It’s such a perfect day, I’m glad I spent it with you...’

Fish

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘We are very happy with the Chinese-themed room but could you remove the panda, please.’

Panda

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Ebay

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Mexico

16 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Instant? Certainly, madam. Take a seat and someone will be with you in a minute.’

Instant

16 November 2013 9:00 am

We are not 'tired of war'. We are tired of lack of leadership to win one

9 November 2013 9:00 am

One remarkable fact of recent years is that even as the veterans of the first world war have died and…

Portrait of the week

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Home Three Police Federation representatives accused of giving misleading accounts of a meeting with Andrew Mitchell over the Plebgate scandal…

Barometer: Who eats dogs?

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Dog’s dinner A Canadian hiker rescued in Quebec was reported to have killed and eaten his German shepherd dog in…

Books and Arts

9 November 2013 9:00 am