Gay marriage

What conservative gay Christians want

20 February 2016 9:00 am

The LGBT rights movement — so the story goes — has split the Christian churches in two. On one side…

'This will take longer than I’d thought' - an interview with David Cameron

12 December 2015 9:00 am

The last time David Cameron sat down with The Spectator for an interview, he was on a train and looking…

Who would have thought that about Ted Heath? Well…

8 August 2015 9:00 am

In another blow for freedom and the protection of the vulnerable, Conservative MP Mark Spencer has suggested that anti-terror legislation…

Meet the Tories’ Welsh Wizard: an interview with Stephen Crabb

18 July 2015 9:00 am

Blue collars are all the rage in the Tory party these days, which makes Stephen Crabb a very fashionable cabinet…

Portrait of the week

4 July 2015 9:00 am

Home At least 30 British people were among 38 shot dead at a beach resort at Sousse in Tunisia by…

Cunard – a triumph of steam-age privatisation

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Steam privatisation Cunard celebrated its 175th birthday by sailing three liners down the Mersey. The formation of the Cunard Line…

We've got gay rights, now let's have gay responsibility

5 April 2014 9:00 am

As inexorably as night follows day and push comes to shove, so the words ‘Tory’ and ‘scandal’ seem destined to…

Gay civil partners should resist pressure to 'upgrade' to marriage

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Apparently I’ve proposed to my civil partner. He claims that on BBC Radio 2, on the Jeremy Vine show (he…

Douglas Murray’s diary: My gay wedding dance-off with Julie Burchill

27 July 2013 9:00 am

The pilot refuses to get going until everyone is seated and quiet. When we take off there are raucous cheers.…

When party leaders depart from the script, all hell breaks loose

27 July 2013 9:00 am

It is within the experience of even the humblest of MPs that those who oppose what you do will berate…

Philip Bobbitt on Machiavelli, Obama and David Cameron

6 July 2013 9:00 am

It may be pushing it to compare Philip Bobbitt with Indiana Jones, on the basis that a constitutional lawyer will…