Peston vs Cameron – round three?

Although the EU referendum has brought tensions in the Conservative party to a head, it’s another rivalry that caught Miss…

7 Jun 2016

What to expect in the new Spectator Life

Game of Thrones, a brand new Wine and Food section and much more

3 Jun 2016

Spies and historians unite over the latest Charles Cumming thriller

The worlds of television, literature and Her Majesty’s Secret Service collided last night at Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street…

3 Jun 2016

Stars come out for the annual GQ Hay Festival dinner

While it rained and it poured in London, the sun was out in full force over in Brecknockshire for the GQ Hay…

1 Jun 2016

Londoner’s Diary 100th birthday party: Sadiq Khan meets Malcolm Tucker

To celebrate a century of high-class gossip courtesy of the Evening Standard, hacks, fashionistas and politicians gathered at Harvey Nichols on Wednesday night…

26 May 2016

Rory Bremner on the racists, xenophobes and bigots in the Leave campaign

‘Baby, it’s cold outside’ was the message as guests gathered to toast the start of the summer season. The Rivea…

20 May 2016

A.N. Wilson attacks modern biographies…and Jeffrey Archer

A crowd including Nicola Shulman, Bill Forse and Catherine Gibbs gathered last night in Waterstones Piccadilly to hear A. N.…

17 May 2016

Jonathan Tisch brings a slice of New York to London for Loews Regency Power Breakfast

Jonathan Tisch gave the term power breakfast another meaning on Friday as he brought a taste of New York’s bustling breakfast…

17 May 2016

Ten ways to care for your mental health

Did you know about a quarter of British adults have a mental health problem every year? Anxiety, stress and depression…

16 May 2016

Damian Lewis on psychopaths, sociopaths and Eton

For Damian Lewis, life as an Old Etonian has proved tough. With the Homeland actor previously suggesting that his private…

15 May 2016

EURO 2016

France, from 10 June

13 May 2016


London Wonderground, from 15 June

13 May 2016

Orange Is The New Black

Netflix, from 17 June

13 May 2016

Warren Mailey Smith

St John Smith’s Square, 17 June

13 May 2016

Faith Healer

Donmar Warehouse, from 23 June to 20 August

13 May 2016

Doing the Moonwalk

Kate Morris joins tens of thousands on the 20th anniversary of the Moonwalk

13 May 2016

Authors ply booksellers with alcohol at Holland Park party

Land, sea and sky came together in Holland Park last night as Lindy Dufferin threw a party celebrating another triumvirate:…

12 May 2016

Brexit: The Movie Gala Premiere

The usual throng of tourists were gawping at the lines of people queuing up outside the Odeon Leicester Square last…

11 May 2016

Lump sums

Public health campaigners say it’s the right move but soft-drink makers feel unfairly singled out and are lobbying hard

5 May 2016

The Queen takes her social media presence to the next level

Earlier this month the Queen advertised for a new social media manager to increase her presence on social media. While…

29 Apr 2016

Keith’s Talent

Digby Warde-Aldam interviews Keith Coventry, the most gifted (and overlooked) member of the Young British Artist group

27 Apr 2016

There’s an E in Paree

How the city of light took a battery-powered motor race into its heart

27 Apr 2016

Run Camilla, run

Camilla Rutherford prepares for her biggest challenge – the London Marathon

23 Apr 2016