The daily Downing Street briefings are a welcome and important public service in the Covid-19 crisis — accurate infor...
Andrew NeilThe government and the media should read this from Alastair Campbell and follow the suggestions, starting with today's press conference: Twenty Covid-19 questions for the government and the media
The NHS is likely to cope with coronavirus now that Britain has gone into lockdown, according to the scientist behind tougher government measures.Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London said that
Andrew NeilGuidance, please. Is Imperial’s Neil Ferguson, whose modelling gave us the 250,000 deaths projection and led to lockdown, now saying UK deaths 'could be substantially lower' than 20,000 -- and two thirds would have died in the next 6 months anyway?
This is a crisis like no other: the economy is crashing, with bars and restaurants closing. In spite of Rishi Sunak’s offer of help, thousands have already been laid off. Many self-employed and freelancers are looking at months of uncertainty. Yet...
Andrew NeilMillions face losing their jobs, at least for a while, yet some businesses (eg supermarkets) are desperately looking for labour. So The Spectator is offering free jobs adverts, print and digital, to help match supply with demand. Every little bit helps.
Leaving the auditorium of the Royal Opera House last week after The Sleeping Beauty, I passed a woman taking selfie after selfie in the mirror of the hall. She had snuck out during the curtain call to…