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Boris Johnson takes on extinction rebellion at book launch

8 October 2019 9:14 am

To the launch of the final volume of Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher at Banqueting House. A mix of…

Can Boris Johnson survive if he breaks his Brexit promise?

8 October 2019 2:26 am

It gives me no pleasure to report this of my former Daily Telegraph colleague, but some people who know Boris…

Emmanuel Macron will regret his failure to crack down on Islamists

8 October 2019 1:11 am

It beggars belief that Mickaël Harpon was employed as a computer expert in the intelligence department at police HQ in…

Let’s give Extinction Rebellion protestors what they want

7 October 2019 11:25 pm

Extinction Rebellion’s leaders have arrived in London by fossil-powered train, car and bus – brandishing their mobile phones full of…

Why Boris Johnson’s Brexit offer is probably dead

7 October 2019 9:11 pm

The word habitually used by EU negotiators to characterise Boris Johnson’s Brexit offer is “uncertainty”. They talk of “uncertainty” about how the…

Is a Brexit deal now off the table?

7 October 2019 7:59 am

Is a Brexit deal agreed before October 31st a realistic possibility? Technically talks between the UK and EU are ongoing…

The BBC’s Brexit coverage is a disgrace

6 October 2019 6:00 pm

Lord Patten, rejected by voters 27 years ago, is the embodiment of a smug un-elected elite. As former chairman of…

The terror of the witches of modern India

6 October 2019 6:00 pm

When I landed in Delhi at the height of the monsoon, the excitement in the city was palpable. The Indian…

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Romney Republicanism could never win

6 October 2019 6:56 am

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. As Donald Trump strides toward his fourth year in…

Boris Johnson will have to win a majority to get the EU to engage with his Brexit plan

5 October 2019 7:37 pm

The Brexit talks between the UK and the EU are making very little progress. Number 10 say that there is…

What would Margaret Thatcher do about Brexit?

5 October 2019 7:00 pm

‘What would Margaret Thatcher do about Brexit?’ people keep asking me. Why do they think I would know? If I…

An invitation to carry on insulting me and my fellow Brexiteers

5 October 2019 4:30 pm

After appearing on Newsnight last week, an #FBPE-monikered keyboard warrior wrote a much liked comment above my picture that read:…

Is not believing in transgenderism incompatible with human dignity?

5 October 2019 1:54 am

Judges, like comedians, seem ever more convinced that their role in society is to broadcast their political opinions. As Jonathan…

Is Boris really going to ask for a Brexit extension?

4 October 2019 11:06 pm

Boris Johnson will seek an extension to Article 50 if there is no Brexit deal by 19 October, documents read…

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Whistleblowers give Trump a taxing time

4 October 2019 8:33 am

Oops. Donald Trump has another nettlesome whistleblower on his hands that he’s going to have to try and drown out. …

Brexit rebels warm to Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan

4 October 2019 12:20 am

The European reaction to Boris Johnson’s plan has been getting cooler today. But in parliament it has been a different…

Watch: Extinction Rebellion ‘fake blood’ protest backfires

3 October 2019 8:10 pm

Extinction Rebellion protestors have just sprayed 1800 litres of fake blood over the Treasury using an old fire engine. Unfortunately their…

Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan could soon be dead

3 October 2019 5:49 am

Boris Johnson’s Brexit offer to the EU is not dead on arrival – but it may well be dead within the…

Is Boris the fluker about to stumble his way to a Brexit victory?

3 October 2019 2:17 am

The prime minister usually spends several weeks fine-tuning his conference speech. Today Boris gave an address that felt as it…

Tony Abbott: My heart leapt when Boris Johnson became prime minister

2 October 2019 6:36 pm

If Britain is to be a free country, the difficulties of leaving simply have to be faced. Now, I know…

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Impeachment is regime suicide

2 October 2019 12:57 am

The Democratic party and the chattering classes are playing a dangerous game with impeachment. Their are two modern precedents —…

Boris has five days to make a Brexit deal

1 October 2019 9:19 pm

The prime minister is about to launch himself on the most important and arduous challenge of his time in office,…

Why is the EU obsessed with forcing regulatory alignment on Britain?

1 October 2019 8:19 pm

I still don’t quite understand the position of some ardent Remain supporters. I do not understand why allowing the UK…

Why senior Conservatives are talking about a Brexit extension

1 October 2019 7:53 pm

Will the UK have left the EU by October 31st? At the Conservative party conference, ministers, MPs and activists are…

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Donald Trump’s blunderful presidency

1 October 2019 6:49 am

There’s a story about Donald Trump during the 2016 election campaign that, apocryphal or not, explains why he’s now facing…