Features

Should I report my boyfriend to the police?

28 June 2014 9:00 am

We’re now so eager to take offence that humour is almost impossible

Welcome to the age of self-love

28 June 2014 9:00 am

Pro-masturbation campaigning is a cause for our narcissistic times

How the internet can – and should – destroy estate agents

28 June 2014 9:00 am

The internet can – and should – bring it about

Why Thailand's elite fell out of love with democracy

28 June 2014 9:00 am

The developing world looks to China for inspiration, not the West

An artist’s impression: Radøy as Claudia saw it

The immigration museum that travelled 4,000 miles

28 June 2014 9:00 am

The Immigrant Church at Sletta emigrated from North Dakota 18 years ago. Built on the prairie by Norwegian settlers in…

Wine and food: Midsummer marriages

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

It may seem like stating the obvious, but to me the best wines are food wines, meaning those that should…

Wine: A spot of sacrilege

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

A mixed case arrives from Corney & Barrow. My orders are to improvise so I pull out a bottle at…

Spirits: Bowled over by bourbon

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

When I was stationed in Kentucky I never drank bourbon. It wasn’t until I came to London that the drink…

Beer’s new designer labels

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

11 p.m., Saturday 14 June. Football fans gather before the TV in anticipation of England vs Italy. There is quiet,…

New world wine: Duty paid

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

When the editor of this special suggested I might try some wine for him (did he need to ask twice?…

Restaurants: Pouring reign

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

It is blossom time in Tokyo. An unruly pack of journalists, photographers and TV crews prowls the corridors of the…

Beyond Gin Lane

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

In 1751, William Hogarth was asked to create two prints: one depicting the evils of gin, the other the virtues…

Wine and food: Midsummer marriages

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

It may seem like stating the obvious, but to me the best wines are food wines, meaning those that should…

Wine: A spot of sacrilege

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

A mixed case arrives from Corney & Barrow. My orders are to improvise so I pull out a bottle at…

Spirits: Bowled over by bourbon

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

When I was stationed in Kentucky I never drank bourbon. It wasn’t until I came to London that the drink…

So, how’s your branding?

Beer’s new designer labels

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

11 p.m., Saturday 14 June. Football fans gather before the TV in anticipation of England vs Italy. There is quiet,…

Grape preparation: the preferred method in north London

New world wine: Duty paid

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

When the editor of this special suggested I might try some wine for him (did he need to ask twice?…

How it used to be done: practice for the 1955 Soho Waiters’ Race, from Soho Square to Greek Street

Restaurants: Pouring reign

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

It is blossom time in Tokyo. An unruly pack of journalists, photographers and TV crews prowls the corridors of the…

Beyond Gin Lane

26 June 2014 1:00 pm

In 1751, William Hogarth was asked to create two prints: one depicting the evils of gin, the other the virtues…

Welcome to the era of ISIS - and pop-up terror

21 June 2014 9:00 am

Jihadi groups like ISIS rarely manage to hold their ground – but that doesn’t mean they’re going away

Since when has Steve Coogan stood against censorship?

21 June 2014 9:00 am

Why is Index on Censorship cosying up to the tribune of Hacked Off?

Cad of the year 2014: The nominations are in…

21 June 2014 9:00 am

A selection of nominations from Spectator writers and others

Eva Remembers Her Two Brothers Called James

21 June 2014 8:00 am

When she thinks (if she does) of the first James it is of a six-year-old who died when she was…

Danny Alexander on Scottish independence, income tax, Nick Clegg and George Osborne

21 June 2014 8:00 am

Danny Alexander, the coalition’s senior Scot, on cricket,on his battle for Britain and his colleague George Osborne

The only trouble with Tel Aviv – flying there doesn’t feel scary any more

21 June 2014 8:00 am

‘There’s a dark cloud rising from the desert floor/ I packed my bags and I’m heading straight into the storm/…