Portrait of the week: Duke of Edinburgh dies, Covid retreats and questions for Cameron

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Home The Duke of Edinburgh, who was married to the Queen for 73 years, died at Windsor Castle, aged 99.…

Britain’s vaccine success was supposed to lead to freedom. What happened?

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Britain’s vaccine success was supposed to lead to freedom. What happened?

The dilemma of vaccination

10 April 2021 9:00 am

We have a government which is basically libertarian in its instincts, despite its current affection for telling us what we…

Europe's human rights judges are right not to ban compulsory vaccines

9 April 2021 10:29 pm

If you think public health authorities in England are overbearing, spare a thought for the Czechs. Parents who fail to…

How should we tackle vaccine hesitancy?

3 April 2021 9:00 am

The need to tackle vaccine hesitancy

By banning what we dislike, we create a secular shariah

3 April 2021 9:00 am

‘Interior silence’ is not a phrase I associate with Sarah Sands, until recently the editor of the BBC Today programme…

Portrait of the week: Tributes to Sarah Everard, rows over AstraZeneca and Nokia cuts jobs

20 March 2021 9:00 am

Home A Metropolitan Police officer, Wayne Couzens, 48, was charged with the kidnap and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard, who…

Lockdown is making a criminal of me

13 March 2021 9:00 am

‘Have you had your jab, Margery?’ said one Surrey lady to another in the queue for take-away coffee at the…

My €25 Covid jab surprise

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Around the time that poor M. Macron was casting televised aspersions on the AstraZeneca jab, I was offered one by…

Emmanuel Macron’s vaccine muddle

6 March 2021 9:00 am

In 2000, this magazine dipped its toe in murky Irish water. Stephen Glover wrote three articles, one provocatively entitled ‘The…

The moral debate over Covid jabs for children

6 March 2021 9:00 am

The ethics of Covid jabs for children

Biden’s vaccine drive is too slow

25 February 2021 1:33 am

I’m hooked on vaccine data. Barely an hour at my desk goes by without hitting refresh on a website telling…

Salmond, Sturgeon and why The Spectator went to court

20 February 2021 9:00 am

Did Nicola Sturgeon lie to the Scottish parliament? A Holyrood committee into the now infamous Alex Salmond affair has been…

Where will vaccine passports take us?

20 February 2021 9:00 am

Desperate to find someone to commemorate with a statue for having done great things, but who isn’t a white male,…

The case for immunity passports

20 February 2021 9:00 am

For more than 20 years, I’ve been raging away at pointless rules. When my blood’s up, there’s not a foam-flecked…

It is time to make friends with the EU

20 February 2021 9:00 am

On Monday morning, Clément Beaune, Emmanuel Macron’s Europe Minister, clipped out the section of his media interview criticising Britain’s vaccination…

Boris hits vaccine target – what happens next?

15 February 2021 3:22 am

The government has good news to shout about this afternoon with ministers reaching their target of offering a first dose vaccine…

Papers, please: immunity IDs are on the way

13 February 2021 9:00 am

Where will vaccine passports lead?

What were the GameStop investors actually buying?

6 February 2021 9:00 am

Best before The government plans to introduce labels on domestic appliances informing consumers how long they are likely to last.…

Secrets of the Vaccine Taskforce’s success

6 February 2021 9:00 am

How the Vaccine Taskforce did it

Portrait of the week: Variants, vaccines and goodbye to Captain Sir Tom Moore

6 February 2021 9:00 am

Home About 80,000 people in eight places in Surrey, London, Kent, Hertfordshire, Southport and Walsall were asked in door-to-door visits…

Vaccine wars: the global battle for a precious resource

30 January 2021 9:00 am

The vaccine wars are turning nasty

Vaccination is the only way out of this catastrophe

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Monday started with me opening my bedroom windows to let what little light there is come through, only to find…

How Netanyahu exploits Israel’s vaccine success

16 January 2021 9:00 am

The vaccine has arrived at just the right time for the Israeli PM

What have we learnt from this pandemic?

9 January 2021 9:00 am

So great have been the government’s failures over Covid that it would be easy to forget to give credit where…