Diary

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George Osborne: I tried to swap jobs with William Hague

September 12, 2019 10:54 am

My children have the measure of our prime minister

rory stewart

Rory Stewart: am I still a Conservative?

September 4, 2019 11:12 pm

Having resigned from the cabinet only six weeks ago, I may find myself out of what remains of my job in six weeks’ time

jacob rees-mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: I’m prejudiced against the Oxford comma

August 8, 2019 1:39 pm

My aim is to be polite to my constituents, who after all employ me — to address them correctly and be clear

joan collins

Joan Collins: The night I got a TV star to flash Boris Johnson

July 4, 2019 11:25 am

He merely glanced, frowned uninterestedly, and returned to his discussion

conrad black

Trump told me I got a ‘bad rap’

May 23, 2019 7:14 am

The president pardoned me for what he called my ‘miraculously shrinking crime’

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Was I spat at in London for being a gay Jew?

May 16, 2019 3:56 pm

Ambling along Edgware Road to a wedding at the West London Synagogue, my partner feels something land on his jacket

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Piers Morgan: why Donald Trump will be re-elected in 2020

April 4, 2019 3:06 pm

He’s a brilliant campaigner who’s won every political contest he’s entered

nigel farage

Nigel Farage: Pints, pretty girls and the March to Leave

March 28, 2019 1:45 pm

A week in the life of the former Ukip leader

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Is the Middle East now calmer than the West?

March 21, 2019 4:28 pm

People always think that wherever they are is the center of the world, but I always feel that Jerusalem actually is

george osborne

George Osborne: Britain will follow California’s suit and legalize pot

March 14, 2019 9:47 am

The UK’s former chancellor on Brexit, cannabis and editing a newspaper

winston churchill

Americans love Churchill for his humor and courage

March 7, 2019 10:21 am

The enthusiasm for all things Churchillian is stronger now than at any time since his death

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If anyone knows Theresa May’s secret plan, it’s Philip

January 10, 2019 2:31 pm

We all rely on our partners, especially in a time of crisis

wooster

The telltale signs your child is texting about Jeeves and Wooster

January 3, 2019 7:45 am

Much book promotion is tremendous fun: to meet the fine folk who pay hard-earned oof for your work is a genuine honor

boris johnson

Are we really going to abandon Brexit because of a chocolate bar shortage?

December 13, 2018 2:48 pm

We know that we have to be lighter on our feet and more agile, if we are to take advantage of all the freedoms we will gain

joan collins

Joan Collins: My own transgender moment

December 6, 2018 11:15 am

At 15 I decided I did not like the idea of becoming a woman and started on a ‘tomboy’ stage

steven van zandt

Steven Van Zandt: Teachers make great audiences, probably because they never get out

December 4, 2018 5:08 pm

Education is now the most important thing to me, and I don’t want anyone thinking it has something to do with politics

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why Boris Johnson would make a good leader (and I wouldn’t)

November 22, 2018 12:36 pm

The only way to change the policy is to change the person