The Spectator

Crab

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Causes and effects

10 August 2013 9:00 am

When spending money is declared to be a good in itself, it is certain that much of it will be…

Portrait of the week

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Home Retail sales enjoyed their fastest July growth in seven years, thanks to demand for beer, sun cream, swimwear and…

Barometer: Spain’s own version of Gibraltar

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Other people’s rocks Spain threatened to introduce a €40 border-crossing charge and find other ways of making life difficult for…

Letters: David Gower defends bats

10 August 2013 9:00 am

In defence of bats Sir: I am saddened by the ‘us versus them’ stance taken by Melissa Kite (‘Bats vs…

Books and Arts

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Dorin

10 August 2013 9:00 am

The only way the Tories can show they care about the North is to permit fracking in Sussex

3 August 2013 9:00 am

David Howell never really succeeded as energy and then transport secretary in Mrs Thatcher’s governments. After she sacked him in…

Letters: How IQ is handed down

3 August 2013 9:00 am

IQ and social mobility Sir: It seems not to have occurred to our leaders that ability is not evenly distributed…

Barometer

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Art by the seaside The Kent seaside resort of Herne Bay staged the parade of a urinal through the town…

Portrait of the week

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Home Barclays decided to issue £5.8 billion in shares to meet capital reserve requirements from the Bank of England. Lord…

Books and Arts

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Google is part of the free press. So hands off, Prime Minister

27 July 2013 9:00 am

It is not quite clear what Google did to David Cameron, but the Prime Minister seems to be exacting some…

Portrait of the week

27 July 2013 9:00 am

Home The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a boy, weighing 8lb 6oz, an heir to the crown, third in…

Letters: The EU diplomats hit back at Norman Lamont

27 July 2013 9:00 am

EU diplomacy Sir: Lord Lamont’s article ‘The EU’s scandalous new army of overpaid diplomats’ (Politics, 20 July) revisits his oft-repeated…

Books and arts

27 July 2013 9:00 am

Leader: Ring-fencing the NHS is only making matters worse

20 July 2013 9:00 am

According to popular wisdom on the left — and even among some in the Conservative party — this ought to have been…

Portrait of the week

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Home Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, put into ‘special measures’ 11 hospitals among the 14 with the worst death rates…

Barometer

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Running scared Three participants were gored at the Pamplona bull run. The event has reputation for danger, but how risky…

Letters: The Met Office answers Rupert Darwall, and a defence of Bolívar

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Wild weather Sir: Weather and climate science is not an emotional or political issue — even though emotions and politics run…

Books and Arts

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Pick

20 July 2013 9:00 am

‘Uh-oh! Can someone call an exorcist please.’

Hospital

20 July 2013 9:00 am

‘I’ll lick the spoon if you can produce a valid food hygiene certificate.’

Hygiene

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Why Ed Miliband should stop paying his union dues

13 July 2013 9:00 am

Ed Miliband’s relationship with Len McCluskey was defined in a brief camera shot at the Labour party conference in 2010.…