Marine charities should stop obsessing about a few Faroe islanders and go after the real villains
It’s time to end the archaic privileges of London taxi drivers
The other big foreign threat to the Jewish state
Will Test cricket survive the Age of India?
Russia’s thuggish President has picked on the wrong minority
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Sunni vs Shia, Saudi Arabia vs Iran. A new great war has begun
It’s not just the women who work at Westminster who can expect to receive unwelcome advances. I should know
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The relentless rise of ‘you snooze, you lose’
The oddly strident politics of CBeebies
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My second tee shot soared high and straight, then hurtled down towards the lake; a repeat of my first. I…
A documentary has finally exposed what life is like at the bottom. So why is the left so angry?
‘Has the Secretary of State, like me, managed to watch programmes such as Benefits Street and On Benefits & Proud?…
Hollande’s affair demonstrates that the French are becoming more puritanical about monogamy
Did Macmillan stitch up his succession – or did Iain Macleod’s famous Spectator piece, 50 years old this week, stitch up Macmillan?
His long-lost prison manuscript sheds new light on the president’s politics, smoothed over in ‘Long Walk to Freedom’
All in the half-dark, we watch the dead playing the parts of the living, in roles we have seen before:…
Simpsons star Harry Shearer on what it takes to play the president
So why are British conservatives determined to ignore his revelations?
‘What are people in your country saying about Holland these days?’ one Dutch friend recently asked me. I hadn’t the…