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‘A perfect knight’: Remembering Roger Scruton

Tributes from William Shawcross, Daniel Hannan, Jonathan Aitken, David Matthews and more

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Drink

Eggs and hard liquor: Spectator writers serve up their favorite literary meals

Our own age has good reason to sigh over the unrepentant enjoyment that mid-20th century America managed so well

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Europe

UK election live blog: Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Corbyn

Will Boris Johnson get the majority he needs to ‘get Brexit done’?

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Books

The Spectator’s Books of the Year 2019

Spectator contributors choose their favorite titles of 2019

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Where did the term ‘impeach’ come from?

The term was first used in its modern sense for the process of removing errant members of the English House of Lords in the 14th century.

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Education

Where are world leaders educated?

The US has just overtaken Britain in the number of world leaders educated at the country’s universities

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Media

Good morning, America

We dare to believe that we offer something that is lacking in journalism on both sides of the Atlantic

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Media

The Spectator, the oldest magazine in the world, to launch US edition

It’s only taken 191 years. Subscribe now before we change our minds

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Playing chicken: why should Britain be afraid of US competition?

Why does free trade become feared when it is proposed with the United States?

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Boris Johnson’s resignation speech: ‘It is not too late to save Brexit’

Thank you Mr Speaker for granting me the opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who have done an outstanding job over the last two years, and I am very proud that we have rallied the world against Russia’s barbaric use of chemical weapons with an unprecedented […]

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The duty of England and the American crisis

On the outbreak of the American Civil War, the magazine opposed the rest of the British press and supported the North against the slave-owning South.

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Welcome to Spectator USA

Introducing a new website from the world’s oldest weekly magazine

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Vladimir Putin is innocent until proven guilty in the Russian spy case

The apparent chemical attack on a former Russian double-agent and his daughter in an English cathedral city could be straight from a cold war thriller. Unfortunately, though, the case is not going to be solved in 500 pages — nor will it be solved by July, when the Foreign Secretary has threatened to withdraw a […]

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Trump vs Trump

It’s easy to see why Donald Trump gets angry. He is presiding over a robust economy, growing at the fastest rate of any major economy. His recent tax cut has encouraged jobs and investment to come back to the United States. Apple alone is redirecting an extra $38 billion in tax towards the Treasury’s coffers. […]

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Donald Trump’s interview with Piers Morgan: full transcript

PM: Mr President, how are you? DT: I’m good thank you, Piers. PM: It’s been a while! DT: It has, since you became my Champion on the Apprentice. PM: Well that was 10 years ago. DT: Can you believe it? It’s a long time but I appreciate all the nice things you’ve said, and every […]

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