Trust issues mean Heathrow's third runway is unlikely to ever take off

TRUST ISSUES MEAN HEATHROW'S THIRD RUNWAY IS UNLIKELY TO EVER TAKE OFF

Downing Street is acutely aware that one of the biggest dangers to this government is losing voters' trust. As I...

In defence of the wood burner fuel ban

IN DEFENCE OF THE WOOD BURNER FUEL BAN

Open the papers this morning and you would think the government had just announced plans to slaughter the first-born. The...

 
 
 
Spectator competition winners: the world's worst lonely hearts ads

SPECTATOR COMPETITION WINNERS: THE WORLD'S WORST LONELY HEARTS ADS

The latest competition called for lonely hearts ads guaranteed to send those looking for love running in the opposite direction...

Trade talks between the UK and the EU are heading for a blow-up

TRADE TALKS BETWEEN THE UK AND THE EU ARE HEADING FOR A BLOW-UP

‘The reality is the talks will blow up shortly'. As I say in The Sun this morning, this is the...

 
 
 
Boris's main opposition is his party's ageing demographics

BORIS'S MAIN OPPOSITION IS HIS PARTY'S AGEING DEMOGRAPHICS

If you want to see why Britain's future will be so decrepit, look at the dramas on ITV. Unlike the...

The post-Brexit bounce seems to have stuck, for now

THE POST-BREXIT BOUNCE SEEMS TO HAVE STUCK, FOR NOW

The post-election economic bounce appears to be more than a fluke. Positive news came in waves this week, as data...

 
 
 
Why have so many of our recent viruses come from bats?

WHY HAVE SO MANY OF OUR RECENT VIRUSES COME FROM BATS?

I'm no Nostradamus, but 20 years ago when I was commissioned to write a short book about disease in the...

The future is bleak for the Conservative party

THE FUTURE IS BLEAK FOR THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY

If you want to see why Britain's future will be so decrepit, look at the dramas on ITV. Unlike the...

 
 
 
The Queen has crushed Harry's ‘Sussex Royal” delusion

THE QUEEN HAS CRUSHED HARRY'S ‘SUSSEX ROYAL” DELUSION

It's taken just 44 days for a royal pipe dream to well and truly bite the dust. Last month, Harry...

Dawn Butler: accountants were invented to count prostitutes' money

DAWN BUTLER: ACCOUNTANTS WERE INVENTED TO COUNT PROSTITUTES' MONEY

Everyone knows what the oldest profession in the world is supposed to be. But what came afterwards? Labour deputy leadership...

 
 
 
Leo Varadkar has been hung out to dry by the EU

LEO VARADKAR HAS BEEN HUNG OUT TO DRY BY THE EU

A year ago, did anyone look like they would come out of Brexit better than Leo Varadkar? Here was a...

The Budget will show how the Tories plan to win the next election

THE BUDGET WILL SHOW HOW THE TORIES PLAN TO WIN THE NEXT ELECTION

It's only a few weeks until Budget day and the papers are filled with reports of various revenue raising measures...

 
 
 
Varadkar resigns

VARADKAR RESIGNS

Leo Varadkar, the Irish Taoiseach, has tendered his resignation. After gambling his political career on an election in which he...

The unsavoury truth behind Oxbridge admission figures

THE UNSAVOURY TRUTH BEHIND OXBRIDGE ADMISSION FIGURES

The news last month that students from the maintained sector received 69 per cent of Oxford University's undergraduate offers this...

 
 
 
Spend the weekend in.Lisbon

SPEND THE WEEKEND IN.LISBON

On the morning of November 1755, Lisbon was struck by one of the deadliest earthquakes in history. It measured between 8.5 and 9.0...

Nicola Sturgeon's immigration hypocrisy

NICOLA STURGEON'S IMMIGRATION HYPOCRISY

Living in Scotland, it's depressing to hear the way UK Government ministers talk about immigration. I have one proposal in...

 
 
 
The big Brexit challenge still facing the Tories

THE BIG BREXIT CHALLENGE STILL FACING THE TORIES

Since the election, Brexit has fallen down the news agenda. But getting this country ready for the end of the...

Talk of a fuel duty hike shows the Tories are struggling for Budget ideas

TALK OF A FUEL DUTY HIKE SHOWS THE TORIES ARE STRUGGLING FOR BUDGET IDEAS

Motorists could be hit with the first fuel duty rise in ten years in next month's Budget, according to the...

 
 
 
Hinden-Bloomberg: NYC mayor goes up in flames at Vegas debate

HINDEN-BLOOMBERG: NYC MAYOR GOES UP IN FLAMES AT VEGAS DEBATE

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg got a taste of front-runner status on Wednesday night, getting absolutely walloped by...

Holy Smoke podcast: Why Pope Francis said no to married priests

HOLY SMOKE PODCAST: WHY POPE FRANCIS SAID NO TO MARRIED PRIESTS

The dust has still not settled after Pope Francis unexpectedly - and very pointedly - ignored pleas from liberal Catholics...

 
 
 



Tyson Fury makes statement with incredible knockout of Deontay Wilder in Las...

Tyson Fury makes statement with incredible knockout of Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas

Fury knocked out the most feared puncher in the division Tyson Fury is the new WBC champion after a stunning performance against Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas. Wilder peeled... Read more ...

Tyson Fury serenades his fans with American Pie song after Deontay Wilder win

Tyson Fury serenades his fans with American Pie song after Deontay Wilder win

Tyson Fury downed American Deontay Wilder with a seven-round victory that sees the Mancunian claim the heavyweight title Read more ...

BT Sport Box Office problem leaves Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder customers...

BT Sport Box Office problem leaves Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder customers unable to record fight

Fury takes on Wilder live on BT Sport Box Office tonight but if you can't watch the fight in real time, you won't be able to record it to your digital box Read more ...

Eddie Hearn demands Tyson Fury fights Anthony Joshua after Deontay Wilder...

Eddie Hearn demands Tyson Fury fights Anthony Joshua after Deontay Wilder knockout

Eddie Hearn has responded to Tyson Fury's brilliant stoppage of Deontay Wilder. Read more ...

Deontay Wilder angry with his corner for throwing in towel against Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder angry with his corner for throwing in towel against Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury demolished Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas - but the beaten American was angry with his corner for throwing in the towel in the seventh round Read more ...

Wilder vs Fury 2 on YouTube: Can I watch Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder on...

Wilder vs Fury 2 on YouTube: Can I watch Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder on YouTube tonight?

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 takes place tonight - but can fans watch the fight on YouTube? Read more ...

Arsenal vs Everton: TV Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for...

Arsenal vs Everton: TV Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Premier League match

IT will be a reunion for Mikel Arteta when Arsenal take on Everton on Sunday. The Spaniard spent six years with the Toffees, making 174 Premier League appearances. Mikel... Read more ...

Boxing news: David Haye reveals how Tyson Fury can stun Deontay Wilder in...

Boxing news: David Haye reveals how Tyson Fury can stun Deontay Wilder in rematch

Tyson Fury locks horns with Deontay Wilder for the second time tonight as he bids for redemption in Las Vegas Read more ...

Tyson Fury upstages Deontay Wilder entrance ahead of Las Vegas rematch

Tyson Fury upstages Deontay Wilder entrance ahead of Las Vegas rematch

Tyson Fury drew first blood with his extravagant entrance ahead of the rematch with Deontay Wilder. Read more ...

UK weather: Britain hit by more flood chaos with no end in sight for heavy rain

UK weather: Britain hit by more flood chaos with no end in sight for heavy rain

The Met Office warned of further flooding as persistent rain sweeps in and brings impacts to southern regions while Scotland will be hit by snow and ice Read more ...