Undercover policemen sleeping with their targets should not be prosecuted as rape.
A Kate Bush fan marvels at Before the Dawn but is irritated by Kate's canonisation.
Too many are blaming Putin for a mess of the West’s making.
Brett Bailey’s new show isn't racist; it just makes you feel bad.
Public-health crusaders are becoming ever more desperate.
Officialdom’s war on parental authority created this travesty of justice.
Privacy cannot be protected from a voyeuristic culture by more laws.
Politicians should butt out of the emotional lives of husbands and wives.
Salmond and Farage have more in common than they’ll ever admit.
A 'Yes' to independence would mean a missed opportunity to reform the UK as a whole.
When it’s Britain’s secret police hacking the tabloid Sun, that is.
Too many homegrown Premier League players are stuck in a bench-warming comfort zone.
Fela Kuti was that rarest of things: a bona fide, fists-in-the-air pop rebel.
Meet the academics who think academic freedom is a neoliberal conspiracy.
Peculiarly in this PC era, Rivers treated her audience as grown-ups.
Scottish referendum: our leaders have gone AWOL from the battle of ideas.
EU plans to limit the power of hoovers are the latest in a long line of absurd regulations.
Standing by its principles is Britain's best weapon against ISIS.
In promising devo max, Better Together is doing the 'Yes' campaign's work for it.
I smoked for more than 20 years - e-cigarettes helped me stop.
It’s called ‘research’, but investigations into Big Tobacco are increasingly a moral activity.
The biggest barrier to a republic is not popular interest in the royal baby.
The Economist’s withdrawal of an ‘offensive’ review sets a dangerous precedent.
Support for England has always been fairweather, and right now it's drizzling in Wembley.
Ignore the fantasists – oil and gas will not provide the basis for a New Jerusalem.
Pride unwittingly lays bare the post-Eighties crisis of leftism.
Overworked teachers and dumbed-down libraries are behind Britain's shocking literacy levels.
Angus Kennedy talks to spiked about the cultural retreat of the elites and the need for discrimination.
A new collection of James Boswell’s writings reveals the enduring humanity of a man obsessed with public executions.
Rob Lyons talks to the author of a new book that calls into question the demonisation of fatty foods.
Chris Jennings’ new book exposes the reality of the epidemic that never was.
The Children Act lays bare the limits of the scientistic worldview.
…by helping to close the News of the World.
Only a free, unregulated forum can help defeat the likes of Golden Dawn.
The Cold War organisation’s crisis of purpose is playing itself out in Ukraine.
Our leaders say the Islamic State threatens civilisation – why won’t they fight it?
Picking on people for their appearance may be unpleasant, but it's hardly akin to racism.
Chasing tweeters, raiding ageing celebs' homes... the police are fuelling the culture of victimhood.
Scottish independence is not an opportunity; it’s a political dead-end.
The sinking of a ship packed with schoolchildren is unravelling political life in Korea.
Middle-class foodies are paying a fortune to eat what peasants once lived on.
Young people need to stop worrying about their careers and get out more.
Apple used to lead the market; now it desperately follows it.
Forget far-right surges and left revivals - Swedish politics is gravitating to the centre.
Democracy itself is on the line in today’s referendum.
Rob Lyons reports from Zurich's annual shooting competition – for schoolchildren.
Fans live-tweeting matches from the stands isn't to blame for the sanitisation of the game.
The masses are far more rational than the unhinged political class.
A senior British police officer has threatened to punish offensive speech online - where's the outrage over such Orwellianism?
Challenging the myth that the referendum renewed UK democracy.
Welcome to a new era of petty divisions and political chaos across Britain.
Scots' hatred of the Conservative Party has been much exaggerated.
The disciplining of a professor for 'sighing' will have a corrosive effect on academics' right to speak their minds.
Why spiked is waging a war of words on the campus thought police.
The pursuit of truth is more important than lecturers’ or students’ feelings.
20,000 Days on Earth is an engrossing film about an unlikely hero of Britain's middle class.
The spiked guide to thriving at freshers’ week.
Universities need to man up and face down extremism, not censor it.
Accepting a mentally ill prisoner's request to be executed shows up the madness of Belgium's euthanasia laws.
New Zealand’s opposition parties need to offer more than Wikileaked conspiracy theories.
It was a sad day for freedom when Brett Bailey’s work was shut down by a mob.
Sex at college can be cringey, but that doesn’t make it assault.
It's a weird feminism that encourages women to think of themselves as weak.
Guess who it has criticised? Not the censorious protesters, but the Barbican.
Manchester United’s pitiful loss to Leicester proves that smash-and-grab management isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Will Self’s anti-Orwell tirade combines ignorance with a snobbish disdain for the public.
Fifty years on from the Free Speech Movement, its veterans talk to spiked.
The DLT trial shows that when enough mud is thrown, some will eventually stick.
Both the pro- and anti-war sides have substituted panic for principle.
Feminists should promote integration, not separatism.
Populist movements like UKIP expose the EU’s estrangement from everyday life.
Could 2015 break records for the most anti-democratic UK election?