The Spectator

Sorry James Delingpole But You're Wrong: I Am Offended By Celebrities Telling Nazi 'Jokes'

Grant Feller | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

Since our digital Pandora's Box has democratised comment by empowering an occasionally ugly free-for-all, the opinions of the masses don't count as much because they lack brainy ballast, according to some. This is particularly so when it comes to what does and doesn't cause offence.

Rod Liddle Says Poppers Are God's Way Of Telling Gays Their Sex Is 'Perverse'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK

Journalist Rod Liddle has drawn condemnation from Stonewall for a column telling gay men that using poppers to make sex more pleasurable is "God’s w...

Feminism Isn't Dead, It's Thriving!

Kirsteen O'Sullivan | Posted 22.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsteen O'Sullivan

The front cover of The Spectator magazine controversially announces that feminism is dead, just as the F-word is enjoying a renaissance of sorts.

Spectator Front Cover Proclaiming 'The End Of Feminism' Has Really Hit A Nerve

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

The Spectator has proclaimed that “the end of feminism” is here - and, to no one’s surprise, the reaction has been explosive. The magazine’...

Rod Liddle's Bizarre 'Bake Off' Column Wins Support From EDL

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

Rod Liddle's attempt to conflate this year's 'Bake Off' winner being a Muslim woman with uncontrolled migration has gone down a storm - with none othe...

It's Time the Well Stop Telling the Dying How to Die

Bex Felton | Posted 11.09.2016 | UK
Bex Felton

When my dad first asked us to bring him a Brompton cocktail after two months in the same bed at the specialist respiratory ward, we figured he'd final...

Rod Liddle Pens Eye-Watering Attack On Guardian Columnist's Sexual Harassment

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Spectator journalist Rod Liddle has penned a deeply sarcastic response to a female Guardian columnist who revealed her experience of being groped and ...

This Spectator Article On Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall Is All Kinds Of 1950s Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK

The Spectator have seen fit to publish an article that appears to have been written in the 1950s. Charles Moore - the former editor of the publicat...

Don't Trust Miliband With International Strategic Issues

Nehad Ismail | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Politics
Nehad Ismail

In a desperate bid to show himself as an influential player on the world stage, he recently claimed that his opposition to the US-led airstrikes against the Syrian regime, in response to Assad's use of chemical weapons, as a major foreign policy success. What Miliband does not know is that nobody takes him seriously and that his foreign policy 'success' will have no impact on the results of the British election.

Media Coverage of Islam in Britain Is All Doom and Gloom

Ismaeel Nakhuda | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK
Ismaeel Nakhuda

For over a decade now, Muslims in Britain have been under intense media scrutiny with doom and gloom stories abound in the media about the faith, its adherents, places of worship, and religious and cultural practices...

Who Said It? Charles Saatchi Or Bruce Lee?

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Early on Wednesday it emerged that Charles Saatchi, the art collector famously disgraced after being photographed grabbing the throat of his now ex-wi...

Ed Miliband's Spectator Parliamentarian Of The Year Speech Is Very Good

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband used his acceptance speech for the Spectator's 'Parliamentarian Of The Year' award to make light of his recent battle with the Daily Mail ...

'Stick Your Royal Charter In The Privy!'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has called on newspaper editors to rally behind the Spectator magazine in opposing the Royal Charter governing Britain's new system of p...

Court Rejects Newspapers' 'Weak' Argument Against Press Regulation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Furious newspaper publishers are considering an urgent appeal after the High Court rejected their bid to block a new cross-party royal charter to regu...

John Armitt - Remaking Education To Make Young People Work-Ready

Brian John Spencer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Brian John Spencer

The economy has changed beyond all description in recent years. Unfortunately schools and the university curricula haven't. This has caused massive pr...

Wallace Wars

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Politics

It may lack the gravitas of Argentina vs. Britain, the cool credentials of Blur vs. Oasis and the action of Mayweather vs. Alvarez, but 'Wallace Wars'...

Should The Spectator Have Published An Article Defending Golden Dawn?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Politics

The editor of the Spectator has defended the decision to publish an article in which a columnist appears to praise the Greek far-right party, Golden D...

Rod Liddle 'Black Savages' Blog Causes Racism Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Rod Liddle, the associate editor of the Spectator, has provoked a storm of controversy over a blog he wrote about the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in w...

In Defence of Journalism

Emily Stacey | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Politics
Emily Stacey

Given the mixed response to the government's proposed Royal Charter, it seems that the relationship between the press and those in power has not eased. There is still considerable tension between journalists who will forever stand for the rights of press freedom, and those who feel that the industry has swayed too far the other way.

Pippa Middleton Offers Her Own @PippaTips

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

Pippa Middleton certainly has a lot to Celebrate. Her debut novel might have flopped with the critics (Jilly Cooper was reportedly overheard sayin...

Gay Marriage and the Meaning of Words

Craig Purshouse | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Craig Purshouse

The arguments against gay marriage are like some form of pathetic hydra: as soon as one is defeated another slightly more tenuous one sprouts up to take its place.

Johnson Apologises For Article Blaming Liverpool's 'Victim Culture' For Hillsborough

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was "very, very sorry" for comments made in a 2004 Spectator article about Liverpool fans involved in the Hillsborou...

Pursewhipped: Are Women Really Likely To Outearn Men Soon?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Politics

Watch out, men. We’re about to enter a brave new world. Women will earn more than you. They will continue to get a better education, and perform bet...

Regret The Error: Spectator Fined £3,000 Over Stephen Lawrence Article

PA | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

The Spectator magazine has been fined £3,000 and ordered to pay £2,000 to the parents of black teenager Stephen Lawrence after admitting an article ...