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joan collins

Joan Collins: I’m an actress, not an actor. And yes, it matters

December 23, 2019 7:42 am

Actress is such a graceful word, so evocative of elegance, refinement and poise that the common and blunt ‘actor’ cannot possibly conjure

decade

We’ve just had the best decade in human history. Seriously

December 22, 2019 11:46 am

Little of this made the news, because good news is no news

zionism

The thin line between Zionism and anti-Semitism

December 20, 2019 12:31 pm

Anti-Semitism is alive and well — and in some surprising places

withdrawal

Boris Johnson passes EU withdrawal agreement bill with huge majority

December 20, 2019 10:45 am

Britain is set to leave the EU on January 31

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Islam’s reformation: an Arab-Israeli alliance is taking shape in the Middle East

December 19, 2019 8:07 am

New maps of the Muslim mind are being drawn and old hatreds are on the run

stanley johnson

‘I’ve had two totally successful marriages’: Stanley Johnson interviewed

December 19, 2019 7:52 am

Boris’s dad on reality TV, the environment and why his children don’t feature in his proudest achievements

boris

Boris’s Britain: How the UK PM intends to deliver for his new friends in the North

December 19, 2019 7:37 am

The Johnson plan is taking shape, with three components

scottish

A second Scottish referendum could be the biggest headache of Boris’s premiership

December 19, 2019 7:14 am

There is a reason why the SNP has spent a generation arguing the case for ‘independence in Europe’

boris johnson election

Boris Johnson: Perhaps my campaign was ‘clunking’. But sometimes, clunking is what you need

December 18, 2019 3:31 pm

For the millions who voted in 2016 to remain in the EU, but who have just voted to get Brexit done, we must develop a new and warm pro-Europeanism

boris johnson power

Boris Johnson has all the power. Here’s what he’ll do with it

December 13, 2019 12:03 pm

Voters in the North and Midlands will not stay blue if the Conservatives live up to the old image of a heartless party of the rich

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Boris Johnson’s triumph is Trump’s as well

December 13, 2019 7:01 am

The challenge that Trump faces is to secure his coalition as effectively as Johnson has done

boris johnson

Boris Johnson’s spectacular win heralds a new era for Britain

December 13, 2019 1:19 am

The UK will leave the EU on January 31

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UK election live blog: Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Corbyn

December 12, 2019 4:45 pm

Will Boris Johnson get the majority he needs to ‘get Brexit done’?

finland

Finland is rebooting its politics — and its new centrism is defined by youth

December 12, 2019 10:10 am

The election of Sanna Marin shows how the landscape is changing

labour

The battle for the soul of the Labour party

December 11, 2019 11:42 pm

A succession plan is being sketched out to deal with the eventuality of Corbyn crashing and burning

parties

Changing the script: the shifting character of Britain’s political parties

December 11, 2019 11:35 pm

There has been a transformation in what they stand for and who they appeal to

uighur muslim

The chilling stories from inside China’s Muslim internment camps

December 11, 2019 11:20 pm

More than a million have been detained with the official aim of eradicating ‘the virus in their thinking’

nigel farage

Could Nigel Farage still deny Boris Johnson a majority?

December 11, 2019 6:08 pm

Nigel Farage is far more committed to leaving the EU than many Conservative MPs are

anti-semitism

Labour’s anti-Semitism shame must never be forgiven

December 11, 2019 11:51 am

What Corbyn has brought into the mainstream has toxified Britain

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An Englishman in Québec

December 10, 2019 12:35 pm

The British accent does not work on French Canadian women

pensacola saudi

Trump’s common-sense response to the Saudi shooter

December 10, 2019 9:22 am

The Saudi Arabia of today is not the Saudi Arabia of 2001

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jeremy corbyn

Is it God’s will that President Trump will meet with Prime Minister Corbyn?

December 8, 2019 2:27 pm

Imagine the first handshake between the brash, obnoxious Republican billionaire and the earnest vegetarian Marxist

whilst

The origins of ‘whilst’

December 7, 2019 9:51 am

It started off by displaying what is called the adverbial genitive