Nigel Farage

Reform wants the Tories destroyed

8 June 2024 9:00 am

There was a very excitable young man on Sky News last week, talking about the Sky/YouGov MRP poll which suggested…

The hypocrisy of Nigel Farage’s supporters

12 August 2023 9:00 am

Much heartened by the barrage of criticism I’ve been receiving from both Spectator and Times readers, I’m returning to the…


5 August 2023 9:00 am

Coutts has forgotten what the job of a bank is

29 July 2023 9:00 am

We now have a reluctant apology from Dame Alison Rose, followed by her even more reluctant resignation. Her departure is…


29 July 2023 9:00 am

In defence of Coutts

29 July 2023 9:00 am

Dame Alison Rose should not have resigned as head of NatWest over the Nigel Farage affair – and ministers who…

The liberal case for Nigel Farage

21 July 2023 12:20 am

After ‘it’s not happening’, ‘it may be happening, but for different reasons’, and ‘would it be such a bad thing…

How my brother-in-law Boris got me cancelled

8 July 2023 9:00 am

How Boris made me a threat to Mexico

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…


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…