Stop thinking Merkel will save us, Dominic Cummings warns

STOP THINKING MERKEL WILL SAVE US, DOMINIC CUMMINGS WARNS

Is Boris Johnson more likely to get a Brexit deal after his meetings with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron? The...

Forget Greenland, Donald Trump should buy Scotland

FORGET GREENLAND, DONALD TRUMP SHOULD BUY SCOTLAND

Donald Trump's attempted purchase of Greenland may have fallen through but if he's still in the market, there's some prime...

 
 
 
CCHQ leaves potential candidates scratching their heads

CCHQ LEAVES POTENTIAL CANDIDATES SCRATCHING THEIR HEADS

Mr S was curious to spy a puzzling email sent out by CCHQ to their prospective parliamentary candidates today. The...

Dog owners have healthier hearts

DOG OWNERS HAVE HEALTHIER HEARTS

Owning a dog helps maintain a healthy heart, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study. The study...

 
 
 
How to spot stars in the city

HOW TO SPOT STARS IN THE CITY

In July, there was a lunar eclipse. In preparation, I left the city I live, Leeds, in and spent a few days in Northumberland where...

Wines of the week: try a Sicilian red from the foothills of Etna

WINES OF THE WEEK: TRY A SICILIAN RED FROM THE FOOTHILLS OF ETNA

2018 CVNE Rioja Rosado, 12.5%vol, (£7.50 down from £8.50 until 15 th Oct; Co-op) CVNE - officially the Companiá Vinícola del Norte...

 
 
 
How will Hoseasons enforce its ban on ‘homophobes'?

HOW WILL HOSEASONS ENFORCE ITS BAN ON ‘HOMOPHOBES'?

Gillette has learned the hard way that if you annoy your customer base, your business will suffer. Ever since it...

Macron's no-deal Brexit gamble could backfire

MACRON'S NO-DEAL BREXIT GAMBLE COULD BACKFIRE

The ‘Non' was not quite as frosty as it might have been. When Boris Johnson met up with France's president...

 
 
 
Brexit poetry competition: Winner announced

BREXIT POETRY COMPETITION: WINNER ANNOUNCED

The time has come to announce the winner of our much-lauded Brexit poetry competition. Earlier this week, we called on...

The Spectator Podcast: can the royal family survive its makeover?

THE SPECTATOR PODCAST: CAN THE ROYAL FAMILY SURVIVE ITS MAKEOVER?

A steady stream of royal scandals has put the monarchy firmly in the limelight this week. Prince Andrew's suspicious friendship...

 
 
 
Why Denmark should sell Greenland to Donald Trump

WHY DENMARK SHOULD SELL GREENLAND TO DONALD TRUMP

Why is it considered better that we liberal Danes run Greenland rather than the Americans? Is liberalism more effective at...

When did English A-level become a science?

WHEN DID ENGLISH A-LEVEL BECOME A SCIENCE?

Now that my youngest has got her A-level grades, I'm finally free to say just how much I have loathed...

 
 
 
Is there anything that can't be put down to a ‘condition'?

IS THERE ANYTHING THAT CAN'T BE PUT DOWN TO A ‘CONDITION'?

I suppose it is overstating the case to suggest that dyslexia is simply a term coined to assuage the disappointment...

It's time to talk about what no deal really means

IT'S TIME TO TALK ABOUT WHAT NO DEAL REALLY MEANS

The main reason Conservative MPs prefer Boris Johnson's government to Theresa May's is because of its clarity of message. The...

 
 
 
The royals should embody virtue - not signal it

THE ROYALS SHOULD EMBODY VIRTUE - NOT SIGNAL IT

ONE should not be censorious if the Duke and Duchess of Sussex fly in private jets to their holidays, though...

Letters: civil servants have ruined our trains

LETTERS: CIVIL SERVANTS HAVE RUINED OUR TRAINS

Travelling in discomfort Sir: I don't agree with much of what Matthew Parris says these days, but he was spot...

 
 
 
Boris is facing his Sparta moment

BORIS IS FACING HIS SPARTA MOMENT

The PM's hero is the Athenian statesman Pericles, and a Periclean crossroads is now approaching. According to the biographer Plutarch,...

Portrait of the week: back to the backstop, PC Harper's death and the wrong kind of lightning

PORTRAIT OF THE WEEK: BACK TO THE BACKSTOP, PC HARPER'S DEATH AND THE WRONG KIND OF LIGHTNING

Home Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, wrote to Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, saying: ‘The backstop cannot...

 
 
 
To get a deal Boris needs to show some humility

TO GET A DEAL BORIS NEEDS TO SHOW SOME HUMILITY

There were many Brexiteers who were urging Boris Johnson to travel to Washington before he went anywhere else, to underline...

The good, bad and ugly of Boris Johnson's Brexit letter to the EU

THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY OF BORIS JOHNSON'S BREXIT LETTER TO THE EU

Boris Johnson has written to European Council president Donald Tusk, setting out key aspects of his government's approach to Brexit....

 
 
 



Martinez scores in 12th straight to carry Atlanta

Martinez scores in 12th straight to carry Atlanta

Orlando City SC Atlanta United FC 0 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Josef Martinez scored in his 12th... Read more ...

Simon Cheng: British consulate worker freed by China as Hong Kong protests...

Simon Cheng: British consulate worker freed by China as Hong Kong protests continue

A British consulate employee has been released after 15 days of detention in mainland China. Read more ...

Hilary Duff just confirmed there will be a Lizzie McGuire reboot on Disney...

Hilary Duff just confirmed there will be a Lizzie McGuire reboot on Disney Plus - and noughties kids are losing their minds

HILARY Duff has revealed there is going to be a Lizzie McGuire reboot and noughties kids are losing their minds. The actress, 31, said she was “beyond excited” to be bringing... Read more ...

Royal humiliation: ABC host apologises for mocking Prince George over ballet

Royal humiliation: ABC host apologises for mocking Prince George over ballet

LARA SPENCER, the host of Good Morning America, who was met with a barrage of criticism after mocking Prince George over ballot lessons has apologised. Read more ...

The Mandalorian Trailer, Obi Wan Kenobi, and Everything We Now Know About...

The Mandalorian Trailer, Obi Wan Kenobi, and Everything We Now Know About Disney+

You may want to sit down, fans of Disney, or Marvel, or Star Wars, or anything really. Disney's D23 Expo just gave us a whole bunch of new info about the streaming service that... Read more ...

Star Wars: Ewan McGregor to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi for new Disney series

Star Wars: Ewan McGregor to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi for new Disney series

Ewan McGregor is returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new Star Wars series for Disney's upcoming streaming platform. Read more ...

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace TV channel and live stream: How to watch Premier...

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace TV channel and live stream: How to watch Premier League fixture

Manchester United host Crystal Palace in the Premier League today but is the match being shown live on TV and can you stream it? Read more ...

Disney goes mockumentary style in the upcoming High School Musical TV...

Disney goes mockumentary style in the upcoming High School Musical TV series, in first trailer

Disney's hit trilogy High School Musical is making a comeback as a mockumentary style TV series on Disney+ this fall. The first trailer, dropped on Friday ahead of the show's... Read more ...

Watch Anna Kendrick play Santa's daughter on an adventure to save Christmas...

Watch Anna Kendrick play Santa's daughter on an adventure to save Christmas in the first trailer for Disney's 'Noelle'

Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader are starring in a Disney holiday movie coming to the company's streaming service, Disney Plus. " Noelle" will follow Santa's son, Nick Kringle... Read more ...

Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the...

Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan

The Coast Guard says the short-range projectiles did not reach Japanese waters or the Exclusive Economic Zone. Read more ...