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Upstream struggle: we are running out of time to save Britain’s salmon, says Mike Daunt https://t.co/UnhDV7ceQjWhen Britain leaves the EU it will step into a dark, cold world. Me in @spectator on how China and Trump will push… https://t.co/dM0QBe66Ue
Retweeted by The SpectatorNetflix's Messiah is a great concept undermined by implausible politics https://t.co/v078bcgsoB
Retweeted by The SpectatorThe deranged rage against the Brexit 50p coin, by Brendan O'Neill https://t.co/lhYwmMpq0q
Retweeted by The SpectatorTry whiskies, haggis pops and virtual shooting at this London outpost of the Scottish Highlands @MacandWild. Barbou… https://t.co/L6M51sGjLN
Retweeted by The SpectatorThe great train robbery: why Britain’s rail prices need a rethink, says Rory Sutherland https://t.co/0EFSKKe3iITen years on, the Arab Spring has only benefited the Islamists, says John R. Bradley https://t.co/cKmyuvoopBIn this golden age of corruption, it takes much courage to be a whistleblower https://t.co/WJkr3MBcv8
Retweeted by The SpectatorWe’ve reached the final week of January and if you can feel your veganuary resolve weakening, now might be the time… https://t.co/XazlgONiJj
Retweeted by The SpectatorHS2 does nothing for the new Tory heartlands in the North, says Ross Clark https://t.co/exP3b3rjF8Ten years on, the Arab Spring has only benefited the Islamists, says John R. Bradley https://t.co/ngrQpxX9JBIs this the week Tory divisions come to a head, asks Katy Balls https://t.co/kCn1zqZODgBest gig of the week: the fuzzy, slacker melodies of teenage quintet @NewPhoneWhoDisq https://t.co/e0QGcl9Ybd
Retweeted by The SpectatorMaking mischief: J.M. Coetzee’s The Death of Jesus is one almighty tease https://t.co/7veMdqT25M
Retweeted by The SpectatorPODCAST: As the government announces a 'global talent' visa for highly skilled immigrants today, do we know much mo… https://t.co/L1sZc1t41dHow to fight back against ‘cancel culture’, by Douglas Murray https://t.co/lKe6Ja7ty5W.E.B. Du Bois's eloquent and ingenious charts, maps and diagrams showing the progress of 19th-century African Amer… https://t.co/YLDSk0w15K
Retweeted by The SpectatorExplore the world's most unusual gardens - from an Islamic paradise garden in Morocco to a romantic Italian hideawa… https://t.co/w0XQ1CguKF
Retweeted by The SpectatorHow David Rosenhan’s fraudulent Thud experiment set back psychiatry for decades, by Andrew Scull https://t.co/YszfvrOxWoJustin Bieber's Lyme disease diagnosis shows why quick treatment after being bitten by an infected tick is key, wri… https://t.co/Z7aBKQ04g0What it means to be descended from Holocaust survivors, by Hugo Rifkind https://t.co/pl0guuOw9K
Retweeted by The SpectatorI’ve never seen a film like it: Ordinary Love reviewed. Sensitive and beautiful – and the performances from Lesley… https://t.co/ya1ZD5sNNlThe Middle East is a complicated place, folks. It’s very big, very east, lotta bad guys out there, writes The Donal… https://t.co/BVKyt64xgr
Retweeted by The SpectatorLe bromance: Macron has fallen under Boris Johnson's spell, says Jonathan Miller https://t.co/kDKq2RduSb
Retweeted by The SpectatorMacron’s Jerusalem meltdown was a revealing moment, says Gavin Mortimer https://t.co/TuMFsmfuDO
1/27
2020
When did job-hunting become such an ordeal, asks Sarah Whitebloom https://t.co/vnzDCC6dlATry 12 weeks of The Spectator for £12 and get a free ticket to 'An evening with Prue Leith'.The Spectator's Sunday shows round-up: Priti Patel – No confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK https://t.co/yyU1YgmMET
Retweeted by The SpectatorDesperate to preserve her sister Jane’s reputation, Cassandra Austen lost her own, says Brian Martin https://t.co/UGqJDC1P4ZWill HS2 survive, asks James Forsyth https://t.co/PfK6F4RUWSBoris Johnson can emulate Margaret Thatcher, says Bruce Anderson https://t.co/ynRucBLTpc
1/26
2020
Get your year off to the right start with a subscription of The Spectator. Subscribe in our January sale and you’ll… https://t.co/JjGUnAIXlRIs a new Anglo-French bromance blossoming? Jonathan Miller and Charles Grant discuss on The Edition. https://t.co/6NvKd7YyhvAnyone who has learnt a language recognises that moment when you pass from translating in your head to just speakin… https://t.co/kAWTcHcXb1If there ever was a moral tale as to why it is better to own up rather than try to escape justice, the tale of Anne… https://t.co/bUZ2IECfRh
Retweeted by The SpectatorAll the Labour leadership candidates talk more of reuniting the Labour party than of reaching out to the country, w… https://t.co/f33WNPZ181Despite huge public pressure, I shall not be applying to be director-general of the BBC, writes Charles Moore https://t.co/E595suk9Z2Laurence Fox has done more (in the space of 48-72 hours) to highlight the contribution of Sikh soldiers during the… https://t.co/Lb1TKfKGBQ
Retweeted by The SpectatorBritish-Chinese food has grown beyond the clichés, writes Cindy Yu https://t.co/R7DcvTHQXfWhy is it that in so many areas of public life, from the lecture hall to the comedy club, when the mini-mob comes,… https://t.co/xVpzWCRcbo
Retweeted by The SpectatorWould you have been given your first job, if you’d had to face the HR ordeal? In my case, I think it unlikely, writ… https://t.co/LGiuebWKr7Rewilding your dinner parties with a mobile phone ban, is every bit as satisfying as reintroducing wolves into Kent… https://t.co/BnGhjBaqMiThe European parliament seems not to have been the evil institution this Brexit Party MEP expected, writes Anne App… https://t.co/DckAf0XyfNOnce peeled and prepared, celeriac shows its true colours: big-flavoured when roasted whole, rich and smooth when m… https://t.co/Z13SKuCshgThe BBC has drifted further and further from the concerns, values and appetites of the people who pay for its exist… https://t.co/7MO1NPAOfCQuestion Time is meant to be a debate, not a one-sided reiteration of intersectional dogma, writes Andrew Doyle. https://t.co/C3BFhkPkFf
1/25
2020
What would the ancient Greeks have made of Megxit, asks Peter Jones https://t.co/OFmhToHMHtHow much public income does the royal family receive? https://t.co/gfdOkLDSjhPolska zawsze będzie miała za co podziękować Roger Scruton. pisze Arkady Rzegocki https://t.co/AQJ2fRm7y0Rebecca Long-Bailey is right: hyphens come and go, says Dot Wordsworth https://t.co/vlfU6ZxoHVThe great train robbery: why Britain’s rail prices need a rethink, by Rory Sutherland https://t.co/0EFSKKe3iIGet your year off to the right start with a subscription of The Spectator. Subscribe in our January sale and you’ll… https://t.co/t2bJm943JdIf there ever was a time to commit yourself to taking on a large mortgage, now would seem to be as good a time as a… https://t.co/IB14mZvOop
Retweeted by The SpectatorHow did the infamous Josef Mengele escape punishment? https://t.co/zyEPskV4kZ
Retweeted by The SpectatorWhisky and striptease: stories from an old people’s home, by Jeremy Clarke https://t.co/QZE3tlLYPd @IsabelHardman | @lefoudubaron | @CER_Grant | @JGForsyth | @GloriaDePiero | @MikeDauntOn this week's The Edition: Jonathan Miller and Charles Grant on Boris and Macron 🇫🇷 🇬🇧 James Forsyth and Gloria D… https://t.co/UHElE0Hr6oFun and likeable and forgettable: The Personal History of David Copperfield reviewed https://t.co/TtD7JdHmW7
Retweeted by The SpectatorIf there ever was a time to commit yourself to taking on a large mortgage, now would seem to be as good a time as a… https://t.co/n8mKEe8cflNetflix's Messiah is a great concept undermined by implausible politics, says James Delingpole https://t.co/yOf4zlPI3CHis selection process and barbaric experiments at Auschwitz resulted in the agonising deaths of millions. So how di… https://t.co/jhxuexoOdTBoris Johnson won’t dance to the tune of big business on Brexit, says Katy Balls https://t.co/JQ7O0LpmOwThough we carnivores may grumble about vegans, the fact remains that it’s a carnivore’s world, things are organised… https://t.co/NrSHCGEhNrCeleriac is a culinary ugly duckling: it isn’t much to look at when it comes out of the ground. But, once prepared,… https://t.co/ESGOJB4uXh
Retweeted by The SpectatorDoes questioning women about their sex lives constitute harassment? https://t.co/lK2BguNCX0
Retweeted by The SpectatorForget clean eating: the latest food fad is eating your mental illness better and it’s no less irresponsible https://t.co/c23ET2rrzi
Retweeted by The SpectatorBritain’s misguided approach to asylum is threatening lives https://t.co/rUTcz9OeQr‘Popular’ classical music is a relative term. Show me someone who thinks Beethoven is surefire box office, and I’ll… https://t.co/g5ImC6B2Ib
Retweeted by The SpectatorThis is great -- a thoughtful, informative discussion about insomnia, anxiety and writing between Sam Leith and Sam… https://t.co/KkIGafhtHD
Retweeted by The Spectator100 years ago, in the days of explorer Alfred Wallace, you could see wild orangutans just 60 km from Kuching. Now y… https://t.co/iB0GyF3XTk
Retweeted by The SpectatorWould you have been given your first job, if you’d had to face the HR ordeal, asks Sarah Whitebloom https://t.co/vnzDCC6dlAThe new director-general’s kindest act would be to shepherd the BBC gracefully towards its existence as a subscript… https://t.co/yr4qaGsEjy
Retweeted by The SpectatorMacron’s Jerusalem meltdown was a revealing moment, says Gavin Mortimer https://t.co/TuMFslXTMgFollowing @times today, been asked to post my speech from the @spectator awards. Delighted to help present awards t… https://t.co/PyAH9r5xpe
Retweeted by The SpectatorA last chance to save the BBC, by Rod Liddle https://t.co/uSFvx6u0GdLe bromance: Macron has fallen under Boris’s spell, says Jonathan Miller https://t.co/1O6Mvs9jM8Sussex Royal: a new brand crafted to encapsulate deeply felt personal values of self-worth and privilege encased in… https://t.co/aT1ACUqNXC
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1/24
2020
The Pearl Harbor fiasco need never have happened, says Alan Judd https://t.co/xVUecKNcEJHS2’s completion is about as likely as King Harry’s coronation, says Martin Vander Weyer https://t.co/ykqnubvKF9Basic hygiene precautions can help prevent the spread of coronavirus - avoid touching your eyes, nose & mouth (to p… https://t.co/6E7lJ6cX25
Retweeted by The SpectatorLabour must change if it is to win, says James Forsyth https://t.co/ESOjx78435Watch: John Bercow’s acceptance speech https://t.co/CuUK9zDxaZ
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Retweeted by The SpectatorInhuman resources: when did job-hunting become such an ordeal, asks Sarah Whitebloom https://t.co/vnzDCBOCu2Notwithstanding Orwell’s distaste for nationalism, I’m almost certain he would have been a Brexiteer, says Toby You… https://t.co/T5nkfKrrFP
Retweeted by The SpectatorDesperate to preserve her sister Jane’s reputation, Cassandra Austen lost her own https://t.co/fg8iy4dGa8
Retweeted by The SpectatorRewilding your dinner parties with a mobile phone ban is every bit as satisfying as reintroducing wolves into Kent,… https://t.co/Kxd3ZDQ0oz
Retweeted by The SpectatorTorture a Tory, make him an MEP? Not any more, says Anne Applebaum https://t.co/GAT9xLMANzIs ‘Mini Mike’ Bloomberg a growing threat to Trump, asks Lionel Shriver https://t.co/5gAmQI7jUzPredictions of a Brexit property bounce could be premature, writes Ross Clark. https://t.co/OPVTm4YoRc
Retweeted by The SpectatorHow David Rosenhan’s fraudulent Thud experiment set back psychiatry for decades, by Andrew Scull https://t.co/YszfvrOxWoDazzling and sex-fuelled: Picasso and Paper at the Royal Academy reviewed https://t.co/flWZqKrnK8
Retweeted by The SpectatorUpstream struggle: we are running out of time to save Britain’s salmon, says Mike Daunt https://t.co/UnhDV7tQeTSpectator Parliamentarian of the Year, in pictures https://t.co/eImGcSUdL6How David Rosenhan’s fraudulent Thud experiment set back psychiatry for decades https://t.co/ick4nOhG4G
Retweeted by The SpectatorBritish-Chinese food has grown beyond the clichés, writes Cindy Yu https://t.co/TfhlllpeYN
Retweeted by The SpectatorFull text: Penny Mordaunt's Parliamentarian speech https://t.co/4Cl7GwcPec
Retweeted by The SpectatorDu Bois was struck by the fact that the illiteracy of 19th-century African Americans was ‘less than that of Russia,… https://t.co/f9x0uWEfK5
Retweeted by The SpectatorBritish-Chinese food has grown beyond the clichés, writes Cindy Yu https://t.co/WvhQsL51N2Andrew Doyle: I may have to kill off Titania McGrath https://t.co/4x1lsYyaJx
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