The Spectator

‘So this is what you do all day. Sit at the computer watching corn.’

Corn

31 August 2013 9:00 am

‘You’ve no idea how hard it was finding a cake made from grass.’

Cake

31 August 2013 9:00 am

Milk

31 August 2013 9:00 am

The Guardian didn't care when Murdoch's journalists were arrested. So why the hysteria now?

24 August 2013 9:00 am

It is good to see the Guardian suddenly rediscover its interest in the sanctity of a free press.  Just five…

Portrait of the week

24 August 2013 9:00 am

Home The cost of the HS2 railway line was expected by some in the Treasury to rise from £43 billion…

The FA's 99.6pc conviction rate, and other weird facts

24 August 2013 9:00 am

We will remember them A German diplomat called on Britain to commemorate but not celebrate the centenary of the Great…

Letters: GPs reply to J. Merion Thomas

24 August 2013 9:00 am

Some doctors write Sir: Professor Meirion Thomas (‘Dangerous medicine’, 17 August) may be an excellent surgeon but he is uninformed…

Books and Arts

24 August 2013 9:00 am

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This is no way to run a railway

17 August 2013 9:00 am

We would not want to return to the days when the transport secretary was actively engaged in the running of…

Portrait of the week

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Home The population of the United Kingdom rose by 420,000, to 63.7 million, by the middle of last year, with…

Barometer

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Ward ceremony There have been 29 health secretaries since 1948. How many have wards that — though not necessarily named…

Letters: James Whitaker’s widow answers Toby Young

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Absent friends Sir: Alec Marsh (‘Welcome to Big Venice’, 10 August) accurately observes that Londoners are priced out of central…

Books and Arts

17 August 2013 9:00 am

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penguin

17 August 2013 9:00 am

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

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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…