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Farrukh Dhondy | Sunak lives on the edge: Will he take the UK into icy waters?

What the country witnessed on Tuesday was the circus that this Tory government has deteriorated into

16 Dec 2023 12:32 AM

Kishwar Desai | Tories may lose critical bypoll; dithers beset by a fresh inquiry

Now begins a massive inquiry on whether the Covid pandemic was properly handled by the Boris Johnson government.

12 Jun 2023 12:13 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Rishi, Suella fuel ‘outsider’ fears to remain in power?

The spectacle of two ethnic Indian politicians swearing to keep out foreign migrants isn’t modern Britain’s only inconsistency

07 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Amid dog-whistle politics, did Sunak go easy on Suella?

Cruella, in an attempt to drown the noisy negative publicity, has resorted to dog-whistle politics

27 May 2023 12:24 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Don’t Tories know immigration can bring UK into a globalised world?

The ambivalently named Illegal Migration Bill is now passing through the House of Lords. It’s in trouble

20 May 2023 12:00 AM


Kishwar Desai | Young stay aloof from monarchy; Liverpool hit by Eurovision fever

It seems the elderly British are super-loyal and believe the monarchy is a strength. But those under 30 are indifferent or hostile

15 May 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Sleaze, hypocrisy, fraud, corruption: The many ills that bedevil UK today

The sin of some other nations puts the UK in the listening side of the confessional

13 May 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | As King Charles III crowned, thoughts about democracy and its alternatives

Millions all over the world will watch as the BBC covers hours of march pasts by troops

06 May 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | What’s ‘fun’ can be offensive too… UK may have a ‘double standard’ on hate

The observation was inspired this week, gentle reader, by the recent incidents of supposed anti-religious bias

29 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Coronation frenzy in UK as crises plague Sunak, others

The betting now is on who will be next as a whiff of concealment if not corruption hangs over Mr Sunak and his wife

28 Apr 2023 12:00 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | Fresh mess in land of ‘Hedgimaharaj’: On maths teachers & nannies for kids

The first scene is set in a church hall which acts as a food bank, where volunteers hand out parcels, cans, vegetables, fruit

22 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Sunak under Labour fire

Labour Party chief Keri Starmer had chosen to make personal attacks against the British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in advertisements.

18 Apr 2023 12:14 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why Sunak allows ‘racist rhetoric’ by Suella: Will it help keep him at No. 10?

Baroness Warsi, a former co-chair of the Tory Party, has criticised home secretary Suella “Cruella” Braverman for using “racist rhetoric”

15 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of free speech and the Left, of Asians in UK & ‘cancel culture’

All The Spectator’s writers, boobies and cry-babies, protest against the “cancel culture” which denies the likes of Suella a platform

25 Mar 2023 12:14 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Trouble grows for Sunak after Lineker stands up for asylum seekers

Lineker’s intervention will certainly count against Cruella, Hedgie and their party at the next election

18 Mar 2023 12:19 AM


AA Edit | BBC & Lineker: Sorry spectacle

The backlash was enough to disrupt the weekend programmes thanks to staff, analysts and players demonstrating their solidarity with Lineker

15 Mar 2023 12:10 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Northern Ireland deal with EU is a big win for Rishi: But will it work?

BoJo’s Northern Ireland Protocol created what the Protestant Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) call a “border in the North Sea”

04 Mar 2023 12:19 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Hedgie desperate to clean up mess, as BoJo all out to return to No. 10

BoJo signed a deal whereby the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would remain open for the passage of goods

25 Feb 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | A blow to Free Scotland?

Nicola blamed herself for becoming a polarising figure though reasons for her voluntarily stepping down could be sighted in other things

17 Feb 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Bleak Christmas in Sunak’s Britain

Mr Sunak has little cause to celebrate his days at 10 Downing Street surpassing the short-lived tenure of his predecessor Liz Truss

17 Dec 2022 12:15 AM