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Death brings out everyone’s inner Mary Whitehouse

15 March 2014 9:00 am

Shortly after Bob Crow’s death was announced on Tuesday, Nigel Farage sent the following tweet: ‘Sad at the death of…

Tim Rice’s diary: From Eternity to here

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Last October, in these very pages, I wrote with what is now annoying prescience, ‘Like almost everyone else in the…

Why Boris is wrong to say that the children of jihadis should be taken into care

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Do your children have a bleak and nihilistic view of the world? It’s hard to tell, really, when they spend…

David Cameron is sending me begging letters

8 March 2014 9:00 am

A letter arrives from David Cameron, asking me to vote by post in the European elections. Presumably he means vote…

Welcome to the age of four-party politics

1 March 2014 9:00 am

Two things will make the next general election campaign quite unlike any previous election in this country. The first is…

The Tory rebels have two choices: shut up or lose the election

1 February 2014 9:00 am

Things could scarcely be going better for the Conservatives. Every week seems to bring more news of the recovery. High…

Portrait of the week

4 January 2014 9:00 am

Home Six months of talks in Northern Ireland, chaired by Dr Richard Haass, a retired American diplomat, ended without resolving…

Toby Young: Join my campaign to save the country

4 January 2014 9:00 am

This is going to be the year I do my Flash Gordon routine and launch a campaign to save the…

James Forsyth: Insurgents are remaking British politics

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Next year will decide the fate of the United Kingdom. The Scottish independence referendum on the 18th of September could…

David Cameron has lost the countryside

2 November 2013 9:00 am

When hunt supporters visit the office of a Tory cabinet minister these days, they like to turn up armed and…

Matthew Parris: The Tories mustn't cuddle up to Ukip — just imagine if it happened on the left

5 October 2013 9:00 am

Such is my respect for Spectator readers that I offer you a column whose subtext is in Latin. Ours is…

Letters: Alan Sked on party politics, and how to win a pony show

21 September 2013 9:00 am

Party politics Sir: I don’t think it is true that I would be unhappy in any party, as Ross Clark…

The importance of not being called Nigel

14 September 2013 9:00 am

You know what the real problem with Nigel Farage is? It’s not his politics, for they are a matter of…

Ukip are playing it safe – so they’ve rejected me

17 August 2013 9:00 am

So farewell then £80,000 salary, £150,000 expense account, secretary, team of assistants, constituency office, first-class travel, immunity from prosecution, Brussels…