Europe

emmanuel macron

Emmanuel Macron’s climate change virtue signaling

August 25, 2019 3:15 pm

The French president is addicted to the ecstasy of gratuitous self-righteousness

hong kong

The cosmic combination of Hong Kong, Brexit and the trade war

August 24, 2019 6:20 am

Events could align against Beijing

scotland

Forget Greenland, Donald Trump should buy Scotland

August 23, 2019 1:57 pm

America has no decent soccer teams and substandard healthcare provision, so Scots would feel at home

denmark greenland

Denmark should sell Greenland to the US

August 23, 2019 9:20 am

I would much rather entrust the security of my family to the capable force of the American military than to a rag-tag bunch of smug Danish liberals

deal

It’s time to talk about what no deal Brexit really means

August 22, 2019 9:34 am

Boris Johnson has long been reluctant to entertain the possibility as a likely outcome

iceland

Why Britain, like Iceland, will thrive outside the EU

August 22, 2019 9:19 am

Temporary EEA membership is the best route out of Europe

matteo salvini

Has Matteo Salvini shot himself in the foot?

August 21, 2019 8:27 am

Warring factions on Italy’s left and center could shut his Lega party out of power

savior

Emmanuel Macron could be Boris Johnson’s Brexit savior

August 20, 2019 12:54 pm

Macron could be shown to be acting in Europe’s long term interests by putting an abrupt end to the EU’s Brexit distraction

corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn, not Boris Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

August 19, 2019 8:38 am

The Labour leader is the torchbearer of British populism

10

How No. 10 Downing Street is taking back control

August 15, 2019 1:24 pm

No. 10’s direct influence extends across every Whitehall department, thanks to Dominic Cummings’s direction of every adviser

right

Right from wrong: a guide to the new European politics

August 15, 2019 11:12 am

Branding all conservatives ‘far right’ is both wrong and dangerous

matteo

The secret of Matteo Salvini’s success

August 15, 2019 12:13 am

Can anyone stop him from becoming Italy’s next leader?

jacob rees-mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: I’m prejudiced against the Oxford comma

August 8, 2019 1:39 pm

My aim is to be polite to my constituents, who after all employ me — to address them correctly and be clear

Britain is heading for a November 1 election

August 8, 2019 12:24 am

If Boris’s parliamentary opponents want to push the constitutional boundaries, then his team will do the same

britain

Donald Trump is the best prime minister Britain never had

August 6, 2019 8:09 am

The orange man succeeds where the mandarins failed

tom cotton

Boris Johnson should take note of Tom Cotton’s letter

August 5, 2019 6:38 pm

The Arkansas senator’s maneuver was a major signal to post-Brexit Britain

europeans

Europeans have started to change their minds on Brexit

August 1, 2019 12:44 pm

Boris’s focus on the backstop has shifted public opinion

prince harry meghan markle

Prince Harry and Meghan’s made-to-measure morality

August 1, 2019 11:26 am

Their increasingly vociferous views put the royal family in a precarious position

eu

Who’ll blink first – Boris Johnson or the EU?

August 1, 2019 11:04 am

Even if the EU believes Boris on no deal, it might not budge

jeremy corbyn

Why the Labour party must ditch Corbyn now

July 31, 2019 1:51 pm

I might as well be arguing for universal peace or the second coming of Christ

boris johnson eu

The EU isn’t taking Boris’s Brexit threat seriously yet

July 29, 2019 2:31 pm

Johnson needs to show that he can overcome any parliamentary effort to block no deal and that he can make it politically viable

sweden

Will Trump declare war on Sweden?

July 26, 2019 9:25 am

Mobs attack IKEA, demanding refunds

break boris

The first 100 days will make or break Boris

July 25, 2019 12:18 pm

The future of his party – and his country – is at stake

boris johnson

Boris bloodbath: Britain’s new PM is a weak man posing as a tough guy

July 24, 2019 4:42 pm

He does not want to be loved. He wants to dominate and to command: he wants to be obeyed

boris johnson

Boris Johnson has achieved his dream. Will he mess it up?

July 23, 2019 10:46 am

If he fails, as many of his colleagues anticipate, he will look like a blithering idiot