Nigel Lawson

The Brexit cringe — Mrs T would say ‘No!’

If Britain is to regain the freedom of a sovereign nation state, Theresa May must get up off her knees and if necessary leave without a deal

Make June 23 Britain’s Independence Day

Undemocratic, inefficient, economically stagnant, the EU today has nothing to recommend it. The case for Brexit is overwhelming

We Can Fix The Economy But Not Human Nature

In the Church of England's new book the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are too focused on inequality rather than poverty, greed and folly

Cool It

An Essay on Climate Change

Dark Days at the DEA

Samuel Brittan's diaries from 1964-66 prove that, even then, the doyen of financial journalism was insightful and, at times, cutting

Five Myths and a Menace

Adam Smith’s invisible hand is lifting us out of recession, but globalisation can be snuffed out again by protectionism

Mrs Thatcher’s Lasting Legacy

Four years ago, on the 30th anniversary of her taking office, one of her closest colleagues explained that her great achievements still resonate today

‘Among Hugh Trevor-Roper's enthusiasms was a campaign to secure the Nobel Peace Prize for Himmler's masseur’

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"