Europe

Theresa May’s confidence vote problems will only get worse

January 15, 2019 5:31 pm

Labour plan to keep tabling motions of no confidence in the coming weeks until one works

If her Brexit deal fails, a no confidence motion might help Theresa May

January 15, 2019 8:29 am

It would shift the focus on to whether the government could survive that, rather than what Plan B is

What is it about J.K. Rowling that brings out the worst in the far-left?

January 14, 2019 10:46 am

The author is Labour values in action and her cheques are part of the reason Labour is still in action today

The yellow vests are at the vanguard of a politically incorrect uprising

January 14, 2019 10:38 am

For many in France the media and political class are indistinguishable

Project Fact: how scared should we really be of a no-deal Brexit?

January 10, 2019 3:10 pm

Shortages, delays, logjams and price rises – the no-deal Brexit scenario looks scary until you examine it point by point

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

The strange love-in between Michel Houellebecq and Emmanuel Macron

January 10, 2019 2:05 pm

Serotonin is set to follow the example of Submission and Atomised in record sales. What makes its author such a star?

No one comes off well in the Brexit fiasco

January 9, 2019 1:11 pm

The demand from the House of Commons was mordantly amusing

The euro is the most dysfunctional currency ever created

January 4, 2019 10:15 am

It’s a worse version of the gold standard of the 1930s

Europe is a continent in crisis – where lo-vis people now wear high-vis jackets

January 3, 2019 7:34 am

Outside their prosperous cities, the hinterlands of France, Germany, Italy and beyond are hitting back

The Iolaire was packed with island men who could have sailed her home with ease

January 3, 2019 7:26 am

Remembering one of the Great War’s most terrible tragedies

Why flee France?

January 3, 2019 7:16 am

Among starry-eyed migrants, Britain’s reputation for soft-touch social policy could be exaggerated

A populist surge in the May 2019 elections could change the face of the EU forever

January 3, 2019 7:08 am

Not so long ago, populists were banging on the door of Europe. Now they’re inside and calling the shots

The beginning is nigh

January 2, 2019 10:55 am

20 predictions for 2019

The Prague delusion

December 28, 2018 8:30 pm

The Central European city is the last stop for the resistance fantasy

How terror changed Europe’s Christmas markets

December 21, 2018 1:05 pm

Europe’s public buildings and major infrastructure are positively surrounded by bollards and steel barriers

Should George Soros be Person of the Year?

December 19, 2018 12:24 pm

It depends on which year

Who does Leo Varadkar think he is?

December 17, 2018 2:44 pm

He thinks that what is good for his government is more important than what the British people voted for

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

‘Theresa May has failed Pakistan’s Christians’: An interview with Asia Bibi’s lawyer

December 13, 2018 1:21 pm

Saif ul-Malook on fearing for his life and defending Asia Bibi from blasphemy

The confusion of the Confucians

December 13, 2018 12:05 pm

Kissinger is right about Trump, of course

Theresa May has boxed herself in

December 12, 2018 5:51 pm

She stays because she has promised to go

After a day of high drama in Westminster, nothing has changed

December 12, 2018 5:08 pm

Inside Parliament as Theresa May wins a confidence vote

The confidence vote was not a win in any real sense for Theresa May

December 12, 2018 4:53 pm

Ministers are keen to put to The Spectator that 200 is a respectable figure – even if it is on the low end of respectable

Have the Tory rebels’ methods scuppered their chances of success?

December 12, 2018 10:13 am

The heavy-handed confidence vote operation is deterring Conservative MPs