Freddy Gray

Surprise, surprise — here comes the tariffs retreat

March 7, 2018 7:00 am

We should by now be used to Trump’s modus operandi. But we aren’t. We should all know the art of…

1,2,3,4 — Trump declares a trade war

March 2, 2018 10:00 am

‘Whatever complicates the world more — I do,’ Donald Trump once said. As President, that still seems to be his…

Trump loses 4th spin doctor as Hope Hicks quits

March 1, 2018 7:30 am

Every week is extraordinary in the Trump administration — but this week seems stranger than most. Matters are rumbling in…

Is Jared Kushner’s power really waning?

February 27, 2018 11:00 am

It was always ridiculous that Jared Kushner, an amiable 37-year-old who had no diplomatic, political or military experience, should have…

The unstoppable gun reform lobby

February 27, 2018 9:55 am

He did not address how he might respond to the inevitable debate that will now consume America over the legality…

The majesty of Vienna

February 22, 2018 4:45 pm

Two things always strike me when I visit Vienna. The first is how easterly the city lies. This was more…

Boris Titov

Boris Titov doesn’t want to be president but he’s still taking on Putin

February 14, 2018 12:30 pm

Boris Titov is running to be president of Russia, but he’s eager to talk himself out of the job. ‘I…

Donald Trump (sort of) says the hardest word

January 26, 2018 9:00 am

Wow. As far as I know, Donald Trump has only apologised twice since he emerged as a presidential candidate in…

Brexit Britain is putty in Trump’s hands

January 25, 2018 4:30 pm

President Donald Trump, famously, has two modes: flattery and hostility. Theresa May had a taste of the latter following Trump’s…

How seriously should we take this new pro-Trump conspiracy theory?

January 25, 2018 11:00 am

What if the great smoking gun in the Trump-Russia enquiry is not Donald Trump’s collusion with the Kremlin? What if the…

US government shutdown: Trump’s presidency begins to resemble Obama’s

January 24, 2018 12:21 am

Donald Trump had hoped to mark his first anniversary as president basking in surprisingly positive media headlines and enjoying a…

Trump, May, and the sinking of the so-called ‘Special Relationship’

January 19, 2018 10:35 am

Another week, another blow to the so-called Special Relationship. The latest sorry news is that Number 10 has been trying…

Announcing…the BAD TRUMP TWEETS AWARDS

January 18, 2018 11:45 am

Journalists can guffaw at the silliness of President Donald’s Trump’s Fake News Awards as much as they like. The truth…

Britain’s epic vanity: do we really think Trump cares that much about coming here?

January 12, 2018 12:30 pm

Boris Johnson is absolutely right to say that his successor as London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has behaved like a ‘puffed…

Donald Trump’s greatest peril could soon become a reality

January 12, 2018 10:30 am

Donald Trump is playing hard to get. Asked yesterday at the White House whether he would meet with Special Counsel…

What becomes of Breitbart without Steve Bannon?

January 10, 2018 3:00 pm

How quickly Steve Bannon’s dark star has collapsed. Not so long ago, friends and enemies talked him up as a media genius. He…

Donald Trump unleashes fire and fury on Steve Bannon

January 3, 2018 9:30 pm

Forget North Korea for a moment — President Donald J Trump today launched a devastating assault on Steve Bannon, his…

Donald Trump’s mad Twitter diplomacy is starting to work

January 3, 2018 9:30 am

Say this for Donald Trump — if he does bring on nuclear apocalypse, at least he made it funny. Every…

The Democrat victory in Alabama is a huge blow for Trump

December 13, 2017 8:00 am

These really are wild times in American politics. A Democrat, Doug Jones, just won the Senate Race in Alabama. A…

Donald Trump gives Israel a Hanukkah present to remember

December 6, 2017 9:30 am

It’s Hanukkah next week, and President Donald J Trump has decided to give the state of Israel a big present.…

Donald Trump’s tax cut has united the Republicans

December 2, 2017 8:30 am

President Donald J Trump likes nothing better than winning, and he has just had the first major legislative win of…

By sharing jihadi porn, Donald Trump plays into the Islamists’ hands

November 29, 2017 1:30 pm

Britain First hasn’t really taken off as a political movement in Britain, but it has caught the attention of the…

We might not like it, but Donald Trump really is a great global brand

November 18, 2017 9:00 am

It’s been a miserable two weeks for our Foreign Secretary. Not only did Boris Johnson trip up over the British…

Donald Trump avoids gun debate in explicitly religious speech about Las Vegas shooting

October 3, 2017 5:00 pm

Donald Trump’s statement to the nation about Las Vegas was platitudinous. Speeches by leaders in the wake of such horrors…

How will Trump react to the Las Vegas attack?

October 2, 2017 10:00 am

President Donald J Trump, the man who never sleeps, hasn’t woken up to the awful news from Las Vegas. Or…