Europe

tommy robinson

Tommy Robinson is no martyr. Here’s how to stop him becoming one

July 12, 2019 11:33 am

If all he has to complain about upon emerging from the prison gates is extreme boredom and a habit for soggy chips, it will be a triumph

isis

The European fighters who battled Isis – and were abandoned by their governments

July 11, 2019 3:44 pm

For all their bravery, they are not welcomed home

anglo-american

Boris Johnson can make Anglo-American relations great again

July 11, 2019 12:11 am

In topsy-turvy Trumpworld, everything is possible

reparations anglo-saxons

Anglo-Saxons deserve reparations for the Norman Conquest

July 10, 2019 11:58 pm

The effect on indigenous English society was enduring devastation

special relationship

The myth of the special relationship

July 10, 2019 3:00 pm

Relations between London and Washington are not – and have never been – as special as Churchill would have liked

sir kim darroch

‘We will no longer deal with him’ was the end of Sir Kim Darroch

July 10, 2019 2:41 pm

Serious people in Britain should focus their attention on discovering the person or persons who leaked the cables

kim darroch

Kim Darroch did nothing wrong

July 10, 2019 2:18 pm

Why won’t Brexiteers stand up to Donald Trump?

treason

In defense of treason

July 9, 2019 10:02 am

If we really care for the fate of the people who compose our nations, our motto should be: America last, China last, Russia last

acolytes

The shame of Donald Trump’s British acolytes

July 9, 2019 9:20 am

When Trump barks, Farage jumps

boris johnson

A new tune: Boris Johnson on his plan to unite Britain

July 4, 2019 11:15 am

The Tory leadership hopeful talks Brexit, preparing for no deal now and how to beat Jeremy Corbyn

london independence day

The joys of Independence Day in London

July 4, 2019 10:41 am

The deep currents of enlightened self-interest have for more than two centuries brought the US and UK together

brexit britain

What is the New York Times’s problem with Brexit Britain?

June 28, 2019 3:11 am

Apparently, ‘a fanatical sect has hijacked British politics’

boris derangement syndrome

Are you suffering from Boris Derangement Syndrome?

June 20, 2019 3:49 pm

Like Trump, he is driving his enemies mad

rory stewart

The Rory Stewart delusion

June 17, 2019 12:01 pm

If you want to practice big tent politics you have to offer at least something to everyone you want to entice into it

boris johnson

End this farce and elect Boris now!

June 13, 2019 11:20 am

All the commentary about Boris’s unsuitable character sounds a lot like sour acceptance of the inevitable

boris johnson

Boris Johnson had an easy ride at his campaign launch

June 12, 2019 1:46 pm

‘I cannot swear I’ve always observed a top speed-limit of 70 mph’

boris johnson

Everything about Boris Johnson is phony

June 11, 2019 12:37 pm

Johnson believes in the advance of Johnson. That’s all there is

macron d-day

On D-Day, Macron has learned nothing and forgotten everything

June 6, 2019 3:38 pm

He embodies the corruption of liberal democracy into elite managerialism

donald trump puerile protest

When did protest become so puerile?

June 6, 2019 9:31 am

The fashion is to attack politicians you dislike with sugar, profanity, snacks and toys

michael gove

Gove pitches himself as the liberal candidate in the Tory leadership race

June 6, 2019 7:34 am

‘The L word is not a dirty word.’

in-tray

The in-tray of horrors Theresa May has left for her successor

June 6, 2019 6:41 am

The new British prime minister is facing a hideous pile of unfinished business

rhetoric

Don’t use up all your rhetoric at once

June 6, 2019 6:37 am

Hyperbole makes words worthless

tory

How to save the Tory party

June 6, 2019 6:35 am

What should the Conservatives do? Become Conservative is the obvious answer

jeremy hunt

What we can learn from Trump: Jeremy Hunt interviewed

June 6, 2019 6:31 am

The British Foreign Secretary on Trump, China and his bid to be prime minister

tory leadership

The race for the Tory leadership is as fractured as it is crowded

June 6, 2019 6:28 am

Competition drives up standards. Rory Stewart has, for example, made the other candidates better on social media