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‘The cakes are usually topped with whipped cream or pastry cream, with fresh fruit perched on top’ ✍️ Olivia Potts

'12 April marked the day when we were very specifically not allowed back in the pub. On the contrary, we were only allowed outside the pub.' ✍️ Julia Hartley-Brewer

'I bought an electric car and wish I hadn’t.' ✍️ Jonathan Miller

'Has any musical moment extended its tendrils in so many unexpected directions as the English folk revival of the mid-1960s?' ✍️ Michael Hann

'It’ll do your head in but sometimes it’s good to have your head done in.' ✍️ Deborah Ross

Dear Mary: What’s the etiquette of loo-flushing for overnight guests?

'I have never had a superb meal in Venice.' ✍️ Bruce Anderson

'Another great thing about sculpture parks is that they’re different every time you visit, in changing weather and changing seasons – in sunshine, rain or even snow.' ✍️ William Cook


WATCH: Dr David Nabarro, the WHO's Special Envoy on Covid-19, tells Andrew Neil: 'We really do appeal to all world leaders: stop using lockdown as your primary control method'. Watch the full interview here: | #SpectatorTV  @afneil  @davidnabarro 

Sorry to lose the Co-op, but The Spectator cannot work with advertisers who seek to use their commercial clout to stifle debate. Read our coverage of the transgender debate here:

'The things they want to censor don't identify any complainants, but they do contain embarrassing allegations against Sturgeon's government. If we say no, we could have a £50,000 fine. They are stopping the whole truth from coming out' 🗣️Fraser Nelson 👉

🚨 NEW: Latest modelling shows that if the UK was to remove all restrictions on 21 June, there would be no third wave. Read here 👉

‘While everyone's attention was on the NHS pay rise, the Scottish Government slipped out another announcement. It was that child poverty levels have been rising since the early 2010s. Unsurprisingly, Sturgeon chose not to tweet about it’ ✍️ John Ferry