Charles Moore

74th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show

The Spectator’s Notes

14 January 2017 9:00 am

At the Golden Globes ceremony, Meryl Streep attacked Donald Trump because he ‘imitated a disabled reporter’. ‘When the powerful use……

Digital news delivery

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7 January 2017 9:00 am

‘My deep concern is that because of changed ways that news is now gathered, collated, packaged, delivered and displayed, the…

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10 December 2016 9:00 am

‘Are you Charles Moore of The Spectator?’ I answered to that description. ‘Well,’ said my questioner, ‘I am worried that you’re…


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3 December 2016 9:00 am

It seems perplexing that François Fillon, now the Republican candidate for the French presidency, should be a declared admirer of…

Queen Elizabeth II Attends Opening Of The Supreme Court

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26 November 2016 9:00 am

It is not self-evidently ridiculous that Nigel Farage should be the next British ambassador to the United States. The wishes…


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19 November 2016 9:00 am

On a day when much fuss was being made about ‘false news’ on the net, it was amusing to study…


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5 November 2016 9:00 am

It is a great relief that there will be no inquiry into the ‘Battle of Orgreave’ in 1984. The weirdness…

President Obama Campaigns For Hillary Clinton In Las Vegas Area

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29 October 2016 9:00 am

World leaders are preoccupied nowadays with what is known as their ‘legacy’. In practice, this means being linked with moral-sounding…

Vote Leave Campaign Bus Tour In The Southwest

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22 October 2016 9:00 am

Vote Leave was the most successful electoral campaign in British history. Against the opposition of all three political parties, it…

Artwork Inspection

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15 October 2016 9:00 am

Given all the outrageous things that Donald Trump has done and said already, why has he got into so much…

EU Referendum - Signage And Symbols

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8 October 2016 9:00 am

Birmingham Checking in to my hotel room on the 18th floor, for the Conservative party conference here, I opened the…

Annual Allen And Co. Investors Meeting Draws CEO's And Business Leaders To Sun Valley, Idaho

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1 October 2016 9:00 am

Mathias Döpfner, the extremely tall, extremely intelligent head of Axel Springer, is unusual in the generally conformist German business elite…

The Duchess Of Cambridge Presents The Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2016 Prize

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24 September 2016 9:00 am

When I read that Martin Roth, the director of the V&A, was resigning from his job because of Brexit, I…

Directions to UK polling station

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20 August 2016 9:00 am

When you vote in Britain, there is a relaxed feeling in the polling stations. This is a long-established part of…


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12 August 2016 11:00 pm

Those who want to revive grammar schools are accused of ‘bring backery’ — the unthinking idea that the past was…

David Cameron's Last Day As The UK's Prime Minister

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6 August 2016 9:00 am

The Daily Telegraph revealed on Tuesday that Michael Spencer, the chief executive of Icap, has been blocked for a peerage…


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30 July 2016 9:00 am

At the beginning of his war memoirs, Charles de Gaulle famously wrote, ‘All my life I have had a certain…

Andrea Leadsom Holds A Rally To Bid For Support In The Conservative Leadership

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16 July 2016 9:00 am

On Tuesday night in London, I spoke to Women2Win, a Conservative organisation dedicated to recruiting more women candidates. My title,…

David Cameron Holds The First Cabinet Meeting Since The UK Voted To Leave The EU

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9 July 2016 9:00 am

Before she was murdered, Jo Cox MP had written most of a report. She worked on it jointly it with…

Vote Leave Campaign Bus Tour In The Southwest

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2 July 2016 9:00 am

It sounds logical that Vote Leave should now disband, since the people have obligingly voted Leave, but is it wise?…

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25 June 2016 3:00 am

Commentators have complained about this referendum — its ‘lies’, bad manners, bitterness. Without exactly disagreeing, I would nevertheless argue that…

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18 June 2016 9:00 am

The Remain campaign takes as its model the ‘No’ one in the 2014 Scottish referendum. First and last — hence…

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11 June 2016 8:00 am

One of the most influential and learned figures in the British European debate is Rodney Leach. In the 1990s, he…