Europe

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How Meghan Markle lost her sparkle — and why Prince Harry will pay

October 23, 2019 3:15 pm

A hypocrite, entitled beyond the dreams of the grandest duchess

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Boris Johnson’s Halloween deadline drifts further away

October 22, 2019 6:06 pm

British Members of Parliament voted against the government’s program motion to push the Withdrawal Agreement Bill through the House of Commons at breakneck speed – at 308 to 322

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Why Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is soothing the Conservatives

October 21, 2019 12:33 pm

As for the public reaction, the initial signs are promising

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Boris Johnson has 72 hours to win over 12 MPs

October 19, 2019 11:51 am

This Saturday has been an anti-climax

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘I am enormously environmentally friendly by driving old Bentleys’

October 17, 2019 2:00 pm

The Commons leader on regrets, Brexit – and why the ERG will back the deal

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John McDonnell is taking back control

October 17, 2019 1:31 pm

A sympathetic colleague says McDonnell sees himself as being ‘a new father figure for the party’

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It’s down to the wire – and Boris only has one chance to survive

October 17, 2019 1:03 pm

Even if the British PM gets a deal, electoral success is not guaranteed

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A Brexit deal will completely change the UK electoral landscape

October 17, 2019 12:49 pm

The only certainty is that there is a plot twist or two to come

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Jean-Claude Juncker finds a path to Brexit

October 17, 2019 10:49 am

The chances of Boris Johnson passing a deal have risen significantly

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The EU might tell MPs: it’s this deal or no deal

October 17, 2019 10:37 am

The British government might have an ace up its sleeve

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Enes Kanter, Kim Kardashian and Turkish crimes against humanity

October 16, 2019 2:23 pm

Why do we only pay attention to Turkeys history of barbarism when celebrities raise awareness of it?

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Boris Johnson’s humiliating Brexit options

October 15, 2019 11:29 am

He faces a choice that will see him embarrassed – or worse – whatever he does

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What did the Romans ever do for us?

October 14, 2019 12:32 pm

How the fall of Rome made the world modern

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If Trump denies the Dunns justice, he is betraying Britain

October 12, 2019 10:59 am

He talks a big game about the nation state, but will he lift a finger to help one of his most significant allies secure justice for its citizens?

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Johnson and Varadkar: Brexit is not over yet

October 10, 2019 5:20 pm

‘Both continue to believe that a deal is in everybody’s interest. They agreed that they could see a pathway to a possible deal’

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Could this self-made billionaire become France’s first Muslim president?

October 10, 2019 11:37 am

Michel Houellebecq has predicted France will elect a Muslim president by 2022. Could he be right?

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The voters who will prove pivotal at the next UK election

October 9, 2019 10:02 am

A new report declares the current British electorate the most volatile in modern times

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How the British government views the state of the Brexit negotiations

October 8, 2019 11:17 am

‘If this deal dies in the next few days, then it won’t be revived’

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Is a Brexit deal now off the table?

October 7, 2019 11:38 am

There is little expectation that the two sides will enter ‘the tunnel’ anytime soon

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Wait, what aid are we actually sending to Ukraine?

October 4, 2019 3:42 pm

‘Aid’ is a strangely euphemistic term to describe high-powered anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers, and sniper rifles

Foreign takeover bids prove Brexit Britain is flourishing

October 3, 2019 2:11 pm

You can buy a British company without having to face the kind of political opposition you would in France, Germany, Japan or, increasingly, the US

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Will Leave voters forgive a Brexit delay?

October 3, 2019 12:16 pm

Get ready for the most consequential general election in a generation

Prince Harry’s misguided attack on the press

October 3, 2019 2:30 am

The media should be free to comment on what is, at best, a privileged lack of self-awareness and at worst barefaced hypocrisy

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Please America, take Meghan Markle back

October 2, 2019 11:41 am

She has dragged across the Atlantic a garbage truck full of the most emetic US wokeness

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Boris Johnson is more like Bill Clinton than Donald Trump

October 2, 2019 9:12 am

If you have skeletons in your cupboard, make sure there are plenty of them to rattle around – so that it becomes hard for any of them to stand out