Culture

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

Spectator Life’s 4th birthday party, in pictures

To celebrate Spectator Life‘s fourth birthday, London’s literati, politicians and fashionistas joined Toby Young and Andrew Neil at Belgraves, a Thompson…

20 Apr 2016

Jemima Khan’s name does her brother no favours in mayoral race

During the last London mayoral election, Jemima Khan interviewed both candidates — Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone — for the New…

12 Apr 2016

Frontline hacks can dish it out, but can’t take it

Considering how much criticism they dish out, journalists – especially those who’ve seen combat – should be well equipped to…

1 Apr 2016

Party talk turns to Europe at Vogue Fashion Fund bash

This week clotheshorses and designers gathered at the Bulgari Hotel for the winners announcement for the Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. As…

23 Mar 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse

In cinemas from 19 May

23 Mar 2016

Natalia Osipova

Sadler’s Wells, 29 June–3 July

23 Mar 2016

Game of Thrones

Sky Atlantic, from 25 April

23 Mar 2016

Son of Saul

In cinemas from 29 April

23 Mar 2016

The bottom spotter’s bible

Merryn Somerset Webb takes a look at Lessons from Wall Street’s Four Great Bottoms by Russell Napier

23 Mar 2016

On with the slap in the hope I’ll be tickled

An invitation when I least expected it… how could I refuse?

23 Mar 2016

Thrown to the wolves

Telling the truth can get you mauled, but that’s our job on the ‘rabid right’, says James Delingpole

23 Mar 2016

Confessions of a mob doctor

A showgirl dead in a lift. A tycoon knocked out cold by a call girl. Just two entries in the Las Vegas casebook of Dr Ivan Mindlin

23 Mar 2016

How a ‘free’ holiday from a rich friend can cost a year’s salary

Learn these Cost of Ligging rules before you accept

23 Mar 2016

The EU’s problem with Islam

Hiding the truth about migrant crimes shows huge disrespect to most Muslims

23 Mar 2016

Tracking down Tina

Tina Fey stars in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, the new war film whose male lead is based on Sean Langan. So how could the two fail to hit it off when they met?

23 Mar 2016
Some members of the Frontline Club make Kirk Douglas’s character in Ace in the Hole look respectable

Life in the Frontline

The London club set up for war reporters and cameramen has become a den of swagger and lefty self-regard, says James Kirchick

23 Mar 2016

My life as a Gogglebox star

Being on TV while watching TV is no route to riches, but it brings unexpected rewards

23 Mar 2016

Not only fools and horses

Peter Robins on the rapid rebranding of Peckham

23 Mar 2016