Features

Should you invest in nuclear power companies? 

2 November 2013 9:00 am

Politics makes it hard to pick winners in the energy sector

How mansion taxes will make us all poorer

2 November 2013 9:00 am

Mansion taxes may be inevitable – and will make us all poorer

There's a revolution — in banking

2 November 2013 9:00 am

The financial crisis is the catalyst for a belated revolution

Notes on … Christmas shopping in Bruges

2 November 2013 9:00 am

Most Belgians of my acquaintance tend to be rather disparaging about Bruges. It’s a theme park, they say, a Flemish…

They used to catch crooks - now they trawl Twitter. Are our police turning into spies?

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Crime is falling, but the police are as busy as ever – undermining our freedoms

Note to the opposition: Tony Abbott is not to blame for the bushfires

26 October 2013 9:00 am

 Australia One of the odd things about bushfires as we know them in Australia is the unlikely truces declared between…

Zoë Wanamaker: We need more giants like Obama

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Zoë Wanamaker on politics, acting, and drinking vodka

Arthur Laffer: cuts succeeded where stimulus failed

26 October 2013 9:00 am

High government spending increases unemployment and slows economic recovery

There's a global morality gap — and it's getting wider

26 October 2013 9:00 am

The world can now be divided between post- and pre-enlightened countries

The Morrissey myth

26 October 2013 9:00 am

The sad end of the Morrissey myth

Notes on … Skiing in Austria

26 October 2013 9:00 am

I have spent a week of every winter of my life with my family in Zürs, a small village in…

Why climate change is good for the world

19 October 2013 9:00 am

The current scientific consensus is that climate change is doing more good than harm

Skymap Says We’re Nowhere Near Home

19 October 2013 9:00 am

In Economy’s cramped haul it’s all I ever watch. Our course is laid on screen before me, a dotted line…

I was Ralph Miliband's research assistant, and this is what he was like

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Memories of being Ralph Miliband’s research assistant

The latest anti-Semitic cry: ban circumcision

19 October 2013 9:00 am

The thinking of those who seek to ban circumcision is dreary, backwards – and often anti-Semitic

Don't hug me! (Even though sometimes it's rather nice)

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Have we gained from abandoning the handshake?

Tommy Robinson: Double standards, not fear of diversity, provoked the EDL

19 October 2013 9:00 am

An encounter with Tommy Robinson, former leader of the English Defence League

Movement

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Ten minutes — or less — before we step down at one of the ‘London Terminals’, ploughed land restarts and…

Alice Munro won't let her Nobel go to her head — that's why she's a true Canadian writer

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Alice Munro may be the most Canadian writer in the world. That’s why Canadians can’t quite believe her achievement

Notes on … Skiing in Switzerland

19 October 2013 9:00 am

There’s a myth in the Spectator office, which I’ve never discouraged, that I’m Yorkshire’s answer to Franz Klammer — a…

Movement

17 October 2013 2:00 pm

Ten minutes — or less — before we step down at one of the ‘London Terminals’, ploughed land restarts and…

Skymap Says We’re Nowhere Near Home

17 October 2013 2:00 pm

In Economy’s cramped haul it’s all I ever watch. Our course is laid on screen before me, a dotted line…

Skymap Says We’re Nowhere Near Home

17 October 2013 2:00 pm

In Economy’s cramped haul it’s all I ever watch. Our course is laid on screen before me, a dotted line…

Obesity is not a disease

12 October 2013 9:00 am

Britain must urgently confront its obesity – and lifestyle – problem