Diary

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Michael Morpurgo: Kale smoothies, writing, pilates — my strict isolation schedule

March 26, 2020 2:38 pm

I try not to think or dream of the sadness out there, the sickness and the dying, the world and all of us topsy-turvy. But I do

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Celia Walden: the birth of ‘corona kissing’ in LA

March 24, 2020 9:06 am

For germaphobe Angelenos the coronavirus is scarier than a waiter coming at you with a breadbasket

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My time in the Yang gang

February 27, 2020 1:07 pm

This wasn’t scripted. This was never meant to be scripted

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Prue Leith: My carbon footprint should put me in jail

February 27, 2020 10:29 am

The Great British Baking Show judge on her week

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The Democrats shouldn’t nominate some outlier candidate on a gamble

January 28, 2020 4:22 pm

The British election of 2019 offers them an obvious warning

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Ben Schott: I’m Tony Blair’s brother (according to Google)

January 9, 2020 11:12 am

I was there at the very beginning, when Olivia Colman starred opposite her husband-to-be in a 1995 Cambridge production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners

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Fraser Nelson: Boris tends to deliver, under circumstances that would stump most other people

January 9, 2020 8:11 am

Judge him by what he achieves, and not by how he does it

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Why Trump will win again in 2020

January 2, 2020 3:44 am

There is a growing wrath in the country, either ignored, suppressed or undetected by the partisan media

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Joan Collins: I’m an actress, not an actor. And yes, it matters

December 23, 2019 7:42 am

Actress is such a graceful word, so evocative of elegance, refinement and poise that the common and blunt ‘actor’ cannot possibly conjure

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Boris Johnson: Perhaps my campaign was ‘clunking’. But sometimes, clunking is what you need

December 18, 2019 3:31 pm

For the millions who voted in 2016 to remain in the EU, but who have just voted to get Brexit done, we must develop a new and warm pro-Europeanism

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Andrew Sullivan: The evidence against Trump is overwhelming

December 12, 2019 9:50 am

I’m one of those people who find the holiday season the darkest time of the year

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Michael Wolff is working on ‘nothing’

November 29, 2019 11:32 am

A surprising number of my contemporaries have children who are stand-up comics

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How do you make the most ‘quintessentially English’ magazine work in the US?

November 11, 2019 12:51 pm

Launches and liquid lunches in New York and Washington

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Robert Hardman: My private encounter with David Cameron and the Queen

September 26, 2019 9:04 am

The appetite for all things royal seems insatiable

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Louise Linton: why I don’t like being ‘the wife of…’

September 21, 2019 10:05 am

I married a politician. But my identity is not defined by my husband

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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