Brexit

Boris Johnson and the end of political spin

30 July 2019 8:48 pm

Does the arrival of Boris Johnson in Downing Street signal the end of the politics of branding and the beginning…

Can the Brexit party survive Brexit?

28 July 2019 5:00 pm

You have to admit that Brexit party MEPs have a fun job. Imagine turning up to work to insult your…

Boris Johnson’s political strategy is the same as his Brexit strategy

27 July 2019 7:33 pm

Boris Johnson is running an outside / in campaign, I say in The Sun this morning.. If he’s to get…

If Boris achieves a deal with the EU, he will be unassailable

27 July 2019 9:00 am

It’s hard to think of a prime minister who has reached No. 10 with lower expectations. Boris Johnson has been…

Letters: why Rose Hudson-Wilkin is the right choice for Bishop of Dover

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Rose is the right choice Sir: Every Wednesday for the past nine years, it has been my privilege to attend…

The first 100 days will make or break Boris

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Boris Johnson’s first 100 days will make or break him — which is what makes his premiership unlike any other.…

There’s another option beyond no deal or May’s deal – and Boris knows it

27 July 2019 9:00 am

With Boris Johnson finally in No. 10 we now have a prime minister who says he is committed to Britain…

A badly missed opportunity: How the Middle Classes Ruined Britain reviewed

27 July 2019 9:00 am

BBC2’s How the Middle Classes Ruined Britain (Tuesday) began rather promisingly. ‘I’m a working-class comedian who voted Leave,’ announced presenter…

Boris Johnson’s risky strategy is to be himself

23 July 2019 9:45 pm

Boris Johnson is the new leader of the Conservative party. He has defeated Jeremy Hunt by a two to one…

Which Brexit strategy will Boris Johnson go for?

20 July 2019 7:32 pm

Before he even gets in to Number 10, Boris Johnson must make one of the most important calls of his…

Portrait of the week: Theresa May’s new role, England’s cricket victory and the world’s steepest street

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Home In a televised debate between the rivals for election by members of the Conservative party as their new leader…

Nick Robinson: I’ve underestimated Boris ever since our Oxford clashes

20 July 2019 9:00 am

By this time next week the Johnson era will surely have begun. ‘We can, we will, we must now escape…

Letters: Melissa Kite saved my life – twice

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Leave we must Sir: It is interesting that as the Brexit process drags, people become more distanced from what was…

We Remainers aren’t going away

20 July 2019 9:00 am

My voice is often recognised by people who don’t know me. My face, which is unmemorable, less so. But once…

Varadkar’s backstop gamble could cost Ireland dearly

20 July 2019 9:00 am

‘The government has relished wearing the green jersey on Brexit and standing up to the British with the help of…

The Tories can profit from Labour panic

13 July 2019 9:00 am

In some alternative universe the Labour party, as under Tony Blair in the mid 1990s, is busily preparing for government,…

Would no-deal Brexit be a disaster? Probably not – and here’s why

13 July 2019 9:00 am

How bad would a no-deal Brexit really be? This is now perhaps the most important question in politics, and the…

Dear Mary: How do I stop men sending me articles from the Guardian?

13 July 2019 9:00 am

Q. It is difficult to know what to do when homeless people ask you for cash as you are leaving…

The moment the European project first went wrong

10 July 2019 6:21 pm

At a time when the EU is at its least popular and, worse still, least respected, it is worth reflecting…

A Halloween no-deal Brexit is no longer a scary prospect

7 July 2019 5:00 pm

Project Fear is back after a seasonal break. Far from resolving anything, Theresa May’s decision to delay Brexit back in…

Labour’s losing its old heartlands. Backing Remain could make things worse

6 July 2019 9:45 pm

A moderate, halfway-competent Labour party could crush the Tories. But given that Labour members are Corbynite in inclination, what are…

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The death of free thought

6 July 2019 9:00 am

Hold the presses, this is a world exclusive. A Boris ex I sat next to last week gave me the…

How the first world war inspired the EU

3 July 2019 11:35 pm

Christopher Booker has died at the age of 81. In 2014, he wrote in The Spectator about how the first…

Why GATT won’t break the Brexit deadlock

30 June 2019 5:00 pm

There has been a lot of talk about how Article XXIV of GATT can provide an alternative to the Withdrawal…

Portrait of the week: Boris’s barney, a stink at Southern Water and a pricy royal renovation

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Home A neighbour of Boris Johnson, 55 (a candidate for the leadership of the Conservative party and hence for the…