Nigel Farage

From Neil to Nigel: the descent of GB News

14 September 2021 10:07 pm

I can’t claim to know any behind-the-scenes rivalries or boardroom brouhaha motivating Andrew Neil’s departure from GB News but I…

France's provocateur is coming to London

3 September 2021 7:34 am

Five years ago, London’s affluent French poured their dosh into the campaign of Emmanuel Macron. This time around, supporters of…

The Lib Dems’ Vince Cable China problem

28 July 2021 6:18 am

Last night, Vince Cable appeared on Nigel Farage’s ‘Talking Pints’ segment on GB News. This, if you haven’t seen it,…

Nigel Farage is destroying his own legacy

27 March 2021 5:30 pm

How’s this for a terrible confession? There has always been a small part of me that admires Nigel Farage. As…

The danger of mocking Nigel Farage

8 March 2021 1:29 am

He’s gone. Again. Even casual watchers of UK politics will be used to Nigel Farage quitting…and then returning.But this time,…

Will the next generation wonder what the fuss over Brexit was about?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Robert Tombs’s new book is not long: 165 pages of argument, unadorned by maps or images. But brevity is good,…

Nigel Farage’s China curveball should worry the Tory party

5 January 2021 7:06 pm

I have lost count of the number of times the Conservative Party has thought it has shot Nigel Farage’s fox.…

My post-election drink with Nigel Farage

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is a useful stop for journalists looking for some rust-belt Americana not too far from New York. The…

Has Spitting Image ever been funny?

31 October 2020 9:00 am

Thank you, Spitting Image, for the nostalgia trip! Your new series on BritBox has rekindled with almost Proustian fidelity those…

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Nigel Farage: Trump is taking us back to more traditional alliances

26 June 2020 7:07 am

Our Washington editor Amber Athey interviewed Nigel Farage, founder of the UK Brexit party, for a Steamboat Institute livestream. We’ve…

Tories should listen to Farage’s warnings about Channel migrants

18 May 2020 9:59 pm

The idea of a flotilla of little ships crossing the English Channel from France to deposit their beleaguered human cargo…

Lord Heseltine could launch a Farage-style fight-back

1 February 2020 9:00 am

Lord Heseltine’s electrifying hair once whipped the party faithful into paroxysms of euphoria. But since today he sees his hopes…

Give Nigel Farage a peerage

3 January 2020 11:58 pm

Almost half of Tory supporters think that Nigel Farage deserves a peerage, according to a new poll. And while some…

Only Brexit voters can save Nigel Farage from himself now

7 December 2019 6:00 pm

Nigel Farage last painted himself into a corner at the end of the 2015 general election. Now he has done…

Can Nigel Farage take the Tories to victory?

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Despite the consistent poll lead and projections of a majority of about 40 seats, the Tories are still nervous. They…

Farage’s ‘unilateral’ Leave alliance doesn’t guarantee the Tories a majority

11 November 2019 11:59 pm

Will a Leave alliance lead the Tories to victory in the snap election? Nigel Farage has today announced that the…

Dear Nigel: Don’t become the man who reversed the referendum result

9 November 2019 9:00 am

 Dear Nigel Believe it or not, I’ve been your defender. I’ve often told Americans,  ‘Sure, he comes across as a…

Sunday shows round-up: Nigel Farage – I will not stand at this election

4 November 2019 12:46 am

Boris Johnson – I’m ‘sorry’ we did not meet our Halloween deadline Sophy Ridge began her show with a pre-recorded…

Nigel Farage had better hurry up and settle for a peerage

26 October 2019 9:00 am

Last week, an angry Telegraph reader asked me why I had got through a whole column on Brexit without mentioning…

Why is Nigel Farage being so emollient to the Tories?

12 September 2019 8:19 pm

In verbal ding dongs Nigel Farage usually gives as good as he gets. But he has been oddly restrained in…

Boris Johnson could be about to lose everything – or redefine British politics

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Boris Johnson has already decided on his election message: vote for me and get Brexit, vote for anyone else and…

The political pact that could save Brexit

7 September 2019 9:00 am

If there is to be an election before we leave the European Union, some kind of non-aggression pact between the…

Nigel Farage

Just do it: the advertising industry should embrace its right-wing roots

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Am I allowed to mention Nigel Farage? Of course I am, this is The Spectator, and its readers enjoy analysing…

A wine of Boris’s vintage

3 August 2019 9:00 am

My host twinkled sardonically. ‘We’re bound to be discussing Boris. So what’s the right wine?’ I suggested a bunker-busting Australian…

‘Panto pays better than being an MEP’: Ann Widdecombe interviewed

13 July 2019 9:00 am

We could all forget about Ann Widdecombe for the past nine years while she was doing Strictly Come Dancing and…