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@DanielJHannan

01.06.2019

The Boris prosecution marks the moment at which British politics went Latin American

For the first time in my life, I fear for the stability and legitimacy of our parliamentary system....

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28.05.2019

The next Tory leader faces a Brexit Catch 22 that could destroy the party

At around one o’clock on Monday morning, the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg put it to me that my party had suffered its worst..........

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19.05.2019

Whatever lessons you take from D-Day, it was a triumph of will and endurance

What does the “D” in D-Day stand for? ...

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12.05.2019

Do you now have to be Left-wing to study at the University of Cambridge?

Is Cambridge even pretending to be objective these days? ...

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11.05.2019

Theresa May must go now if the Conservative Party is to survive

What is Jeremy Corbyn’s single most idiotic statement? ...

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06.05.2019

Snobbery is holding our children back in the race for the next great invention

Whatever we’re paying welders, I thought, as I repeatedly failed to carry out the simplest bit of soldering, it’s not enough...

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06.05.2019

The Tories have only days left to boot out Theresa May - and save the party from obliteration

The problem is Theresa May. Not her policies. Not her Withdrawal Agreement....

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28.04.2019

Mrs May’s Huawei debacle is the latest result of her chronic inability to communicate

There was something horribly on-brand about the way Theresa May let her decision on Huawei dribble out....

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27.04.2019

What the dickens is Emma Thompson talking about?

What does the word “Dickensian” bring to your mind?...

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21.04.2019

Whether we believe or not, modern society is defined by the story of Easter

Hanging on the wall in front of me as I write is an ornate Inca knife known as a tumi....

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13.04.2019

Why I’m standing in the Euro elections that no one wanted – and urge you to vote Tory

The Conservatives are the only party that can deliver Brexit, but if things go badly for them, they may not get the chance...

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06.04.2019

You cannot cancel Brexit forever, however hard Remainer MPs might try

It’s the dishonesty that makes me so bloody angry....

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10.03.2019

The reason Brussels won’t compromise? It’s hoping Remainer MPs will keep us in

Stand back for a moment and ask why the EU won’t give Theresa May the tweak she is asking for. ...

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09.03.2019

Politicians don’t lie as much as you’d think, they’re actually far more slippery than that

When I tell people that I am playing Diplomacy with a group of MPs...

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02.03.2019

No self-respecting country would accept this deal. MPs must vote it down

The deal that will come before Parliament next week represents a devastating failure of British statecraft....

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24.02.2019

I helped found the ERG – accusations of extremism are ridiculous

Those three letters have become an abbreviation, not just for “European Research Group”,...

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23.02.2019

Shamima Begum is the product of a country that no longer believes in itself

To see the extent of the rift between the tweeting classes and the rest of the country...

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16.02.2019

These Left-wing slurs on Churchill are part of a bigger war on British history

The campaign against Winston Churchill is becoming unhinged. ...

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10.02.2019

Jean-Claude Juncker embodies everything Britain detests about the EU

You want to understand why Britain voted Leave?...

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09.02.2019

When even a fish is self-aware, being human doesn’t seem so special

Is a fish self-aware? Is it, in other words, conscious of its existence as something separate from its environment?...

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02.02.2019

The EU is taking the hardest possible line in the hope of derailing Brexit

On Wednesday, MEPs held a Two Minutes Hate against Britain...

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02.02.2019

Don’t send disgraced Labour MP Fiona Onasanya to jail

This is probably going to be the most unpopular column I write in 2019...

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27.01.2019

Singapore shows us how we might make a success of Brexit – even if it’s by accident

Two hundred years ago tomorrow, a charming, mercurial and visionary colonial agent called Sir Stamford Raffles ...

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20.01.2019

The EU has shown that it wants Britain as a subject, not an ally

Imagine that the EU were a wholly rational actor. ...

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16.01.2019

There is nothing intrinsically wrong with being ‘half-in, half-out’ of the EU - just like the Britis

Under all the usual rules of politics, it would be over for Theresa May and her European policy....

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13.01.2019

The EU offers its members a terrible choice: integration or democracy

Politicians will sacrifice anything to meet Brussels' requirements...

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29.12.2018

Why are we allowing the state to put us on a diet?

We are returning to food rationing....

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23.12.2018

Blame Remainers for opening the door to a no-deal Brexit, but it may now be the least painful option

If Britain leaves the EU with no deal, we shall have Gina Miller to thank....

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17.12.2018

I’m beginning to think Brexit won’t happen. This will destroy democracy as we know it

It’s over. If Brexit happens at all – and for the first time I’m beginning to think it won’t ...

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09.12.2018

A good play doesn’t just reconstruct history - it tells us something about ourselves

When Shakespeare wrote Julius Caesar, he was not primarily interested in recording the story of the late Roman Republic...

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08.12.2018

If Tory MPs keep Theresa May after this, they will damn themselves

Every possible scenario that might follow the PM's defeat requires a new leader...

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24.11.2018

This is a calamitous, cowardly Brexit deal - and we’re now being shafted for it by the EU

Sunday, according to gleeful Remainers, is the day that Brexit fantasies collide with cold reality. ...

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11.11.2018

For an example of the power of open markets, look no further than Hong Kong

I wrote in these pages last week about the idea of an Anglosphere free trade nexus ...

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04.11.2018

The Commonwealth is booming – it’s time to embrace free trade with the Anglosphere

Flights to Australia have been around for almost as long as commercial air travel itself. ...

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04.11.2018

Putting business leaders in Britain’s embassies will give us dynamism and much-needed perspective

George Shultz, Ronald Reagan’s secretary of state, had a little ritual when he appointed new American ambassadors...

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27.10.2018

In an ideal world, all MPs would have second jobs

We’re going through one of our chronic spasms of outrage about MPs working in the private sector....

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20.10.2018

Saudi Arabia’s ‘liberal’ shift was always PR spin

The Saudis have our measure, I’m afraid. ...

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14.10.2018

Brexit on Theresa May’s terms would be the worst of all worlds

I was one of the few Leavers to back Chequers, but the latest plan is a step too far​...

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07.10.2018

Socialism is in our genes, but reason trumps it

Free markets work. That’s not a slogan, it’s an observation. A country with an enterprise-based economy will always...

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30.09.2018

The Eurocrats are expecting us to drop Brexit. How little they understand the British

The EU apparat isn’t interested in a mutually beneficial deal with Britain....

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22.09.2018

Corbyn could be PM. And that is terrifying

Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn. Say the words aloud. Seriously, say them. Prime. Minister. Jeremy. Corbyn. ...

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09.09.2018

Britain is an island of contentment in an EU driven by Brussels to populist revolt

It’s happening during an upswing – that’s what’s so startling. ...

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02.09.2018

Lab-produced meat will transform the world for the better. What are we waiting for?

Here’s a challenge. The next time you eat meat, try to think about what happens in an abattoir....

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19.08.2018

Trump and Corbyn have both turned political tribes into fanatical cults

Both hanker after the protectionism that kept much of the world poor until the mid-twentieth century...

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12.08.2018

Protect our green spaces, not our green belt

Driving from Hampshire to Edinburgh this week I was struck, yet again, by how exquisite our island is....

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05.08.2018

Britain would be foolish to ignore China’s overtures

The first is uncontroversial: America is our strongest ally and chief trading partner...

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05.08.2018

So now we know: the Left’s ‘anti-Racism’ does not extend to solidarity with Jews

Just imagine what would happen if Labour members said these things about any other group...

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30.07.2018

Let’s call the EU’s bluff and prepare for a no-deal

Another day, another “non”....

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30.07.2018

Capitalist Britain ‘literally’ overthrew slavery

Which country is the capital of modern slavery?...

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08.07.2018

From Adam Smith onwards, classical liberals have known that capitalism makes people less selfish

When he was three years old, the story goes, Adam Smith was kidnapped by a band of gypsies near Strathendry....

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01.07.2018

Forget the EU single market – it’s time for an Anglosphere free trade zone

The two greatest living conservative statesmen were coincidentally in Britain this week....

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30.06.2018

Sad to say, Britain’s national anthem is a miserable dirge. Let’s replace it

Some years ago, I was invited to address the conference of a Eurosceptic French political party....

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25.06.2018

A manifesto to bring the nation back together after Brexit

I still remember the sunrise: jagged, yellow and cheerful after long days of rain. ...

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17.06.2018

It would be stupid to ignore sliding IQs

Your grandmother may have had a point. People these days really are stupider....

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26.05.2018

Corbyn lacks moral maturity over Ireland

Many Leftists are conflicted when it comes to nationalism....

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20.05.2018

Tribal MPs are doing the EU’s dirty work

The officials in Brussels are incredulous. Literally incredulous. ...

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13.05.2018

Flat taxes get more money from the rich

Coyly, fitfully, Australia is inching towards a flat tax. ...

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05.05.2018

Why would anyone be a Marxist now?

Two hundred years have passed since Karl Marx was born among the sloping vineyards of the Moselle Valley...

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29.04.2018

Brexit Britain is far ahead in the race for AI

How parochial our present anxieties will soon seem, how paltry....

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23.04.2018

The EU believes it can push Britain around over Northern Ireland. They don’t know Britain

This week, the European Union made clear that it was not interested in a mutually beneficial relationship with Britain. ...

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14.04.2018

Andrew Neil is one of the BBC’s few Right-wingers. And now the Left has had enough of him

It may strike you as unhinged to accuse the BBC of Eurosceptic or Right-wing partiality. ...

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08.04.2018

Anti-Semitism on the Left is nothing new. It has a long and cruel history

For two years, Labour batted away charges of anti-Semitism in its ranks with a kind of injured incredulity....

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24.03.2018

It’s unsettling, but algorithms could soon cure us of our unconscious political biases

If you’re reading this article online, take a look at the advertisements....

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19.03.2018

Openness to overseas talent has helped us beat larger foes

For eighteen months, hardline Europhiles have applied a simple algorithm to every economic development. ...

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11.03.2018

We must stand up to Russia, even over the fate of just one man. That shows we´re better than Putin

The last thing we needed, quite frankly, was a new row with Russia....

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10.03.2018

A doomed production at the National Theatre? What do you expect of The Scottish Play

There has never been a better place to watch Shakespeare than contemporary London...

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04.03.2018

The EU is treating Britain like North Korea. It’s time we prepared to walk away

Eurocrats behave like pre-programmed Twitterbots when it comes to Brexit. ...

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24.02.2018

Corbyn’s war on the free press is proof he’s unfit to be PM

Jeremy Corbyn, like many people, reveals himself in moments of stress....

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17.02.2018

If Jeremy Corbyn dislikes his country so much, he isn’t fit to lead it

This ought to be the end for Jeremy Corbyn....

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10.02.2018

No Left-winger should want to stay in the customs union

Spot on, Jezza! Euro-protectionism was, in large measure, why Labour opposed joining the Common Market in the first place. ...

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04.02.2018

The Jacob Rees-Mogg scuffle was an assault on free speech

Britain has, historically, been blessedly free from political violence....

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28.01.2018

Cloned monkeys force us to confront the hardest question of all: How can we be special if we’re just

After all, 22 years have passed since the birth of the first cloned animal, Dolly the Sheep. ...

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21.01.2018

Coalition politics has turned European democracy into a beige dictatorship

We’ll find out soon whether Germany’s Social Democrats will join their Christian Democrat rivals in yet another Grand Coalition....

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19.01.2018

Daniel Hannan: Put out more flags

Brussels has started infringement proceedings against Poland, accusing it of packing its courts....

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07.01.2018

Strange and counter-intuitive as it may seem, Britain’s trading future lies across the Pacific

There is nothing desperate or deluded about Britain joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

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24.12.2017

The Brexit transition proposal would turn Britain into a vassal of the EU

Brussels has started infringement proceedings against Poland, accusing it of packing its courts. ...

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03.12.2017

Is the Irish border row a ploy to pry Northern Ireland from the UK?

There is something surreal about the Irish border row....

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02.12.2017

Jeremy Corbyn would squander the potential of Brexit with even more regulation than Brussels

Never mind the chilling effect of Brexit on the economy, which we kept hearing about last year....

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25.11.2017

The lynch-mob Left are fake news experts

The term “fake news” has, with striking swiftness, become part of the Leftist lexicon....

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19.11.2017

Can animals think? And if they can, is it right to treat them as we do?

Do they remember things? Do they, in a word, think?...

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18.11.2017

Mugabe’s crime is to have denied his people the freedom and prosperity that trade, not aid, has brou

It is hard not to cheer the end of Robert Mugabe’s autocracy...

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13.11.2017

Stop condemning tax havens. It’s perfectly legitimate to avoid taxation

Here are some ways in which you might legally reduce your tax bill....

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05.11.2017

Remember, remember the 5th of November is about parliamentary sovereignty – and Brexit opportunity

November was dark in 17th-century England – darker than we, in our light-polluted age, can easily understand....

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04.11.2017

Higher interest rates are no bad thing, but the European Arrest Warrant most certainly is

The funniest response to the 0.25  percentage point rise in interest rates came from James McGrory...

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29.10.2017

100 years and 100 million deaths later, Communism still has its converts. Why?

We are approaching the most monstrous of centenaries....

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28.10.2017

Outraged about public sector pay? So am I

Do you think nurses should be paid more? Of course you do. Who wouldn’t? ...

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22.10.2017

The tale of Europe’s 20th century is uplifting, but it is not our tale

I admit it: I entered the House of European History in a cynical mood....

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