BBC still taking money from sanctioned Huawei

3 August 2022 3:43 am

Things are tough these days at the BBC: stars are leaving, budgets are tight and the licence fee future looking…

Revealed: Huawei's Oxbridge millions

30 December 2021 8:15 pm

British universities have received twice as much funding from Huawei as previous estimates suggest, according to new figures obtained by The Spectator.…

The China challenge has no precedent

7 August 2021 11:53 am

The US has never been more worried by the rise of China than it is today. In my Times column…

Who can take on China in the tech arms race?

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Who can take on China in the tech arms race?

How Britain will counter China’s wolf-warrior diplomacy

19 December 2020 9:00 am

The most significant and lasting change brought about by Covid is that it has woken the West up to the…

Zoom falling: has the video-call novelty worn off?

29 August 2020 9:00 am

A takeover battle for BT would bring much-needed excitement to the City — as well as a major political row.…

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?

Has France been naive in its handling of Huawei?

25 July 2020 6:00 pm

The controversy over the UK’s use of Huawei equipment in its 5G network has not abated, despite the government’s announcement…

Portrait of the week: Vaccine hopes, the Russia report and a knighthood for Captain Tom

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Home A coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford, tested on 1,077 people, was found to induce antibodies and…

The ruthlessness of Huawei

18 July 2020 4:01 pm

Huawei’s 5G path is blocked. In a few months’ time, Huawei may no longer see the point of paying six-figure…

Why did we not ban Huawei earlier?

18 July 2020 9:00 am

‘Just rejoice’, as Mrs Thatcher once said about something else. The government’s decision to debug our national security by getting…

We’ll never know whether Huawei is still listening

18 July 2020 9:00 am

This column has been banging on about the peculiar nature of Huawei, the Chinese telecoms giant, ever since its expanded…

Portrait of the week: Face masks in, Huawei out and Amazon’s TikTok trouble

18 July 2020 9:00 am

Home New regulations would compel people to wear a face covering in shops in England from 24 July on pain…

It’s not all good news on Huawei

15 July 2020 2:49 am

As with any mobile phone deal, the devil is in the small print – and that perhaps is the case…

When is a democracy not a democracy?

11 July 2020 9:00 am

Displaying the pristine neutrality that has made her such a popular figure, Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis apparently tweeted the following last…

The grand names on Huawei’s payroll

20 June 2020 9:00 am

Why is it wrong, some ask, for senior British businessmen, former civil servants etc to work for Huawei UK? After…

How South Korea became the poster child for virus control

13 June 2020 9:00 am

What’s behind South Korea’s Covid success?

Who would want to come to Britain for a holiday now?

13 June 2020 9:00 am

All logic suggests that the 14-day quarantine for arrivals from abroad really is, as Michael O’Leary of Ryanair put it,…

Escaping the dragon: the government’s new approach to China

30 May 2020 9:00 am

Boris Johnson’s plan to reduce Britain’s dependence on China

The UK is preparing for a major Huawei U-turn

28 May 2020 8:50 pm

The UK has made a strategic choice to get ‘off the trajectory of ever-increasing dependence’ on China, I revealin the…

Cambridge University is kowtowing to China

23 May 2020 9:00 am

Last month, writing elsewhere, I quoted the website of the China Centre at Jesus College, Cambridge: ‘Under the leadership of…

The MP demanding a new approach to China

16 May 2020 9:00 am

The shift in Tory thinking on China

We have had enough warnings about China

9 May 2020 9:00 am

Mathias Döpfner is that still rare thing — an outspoken German. I have known him slightly for many years and…

This pandemic has put politics on fast-forward

9 May 2020 9:00 am

‘The normal grease of politics is not there,’ bemoans one sociable cabinet minister. Certainly, the whispered conversations in corridors that…

Fake news is spreading faster than the virus

9 May 2020 9:00 am

The uncontainable spread of fake coronavirus news