Europe

british muslims

What happened when I wrote about Islam in Britain

November 9, 2018 1:13 pm

Media commentators can refute what I saw, but I’ve spoken with many British Muslims who agree with my portrayals

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Is Emmanuel Macron having a meltdown?

November 8, 2018 3:52 pm

The rapid decline of the French President

john bolton venezuela

The troika of absurdity

November 2, 2018 4:25 pm

Only one possible explanation exists for the breathtaking cynicism implicit in Bolton’s speech: domestic politics

angela merkel

Angela Merkel is on her way out – and so is her vision for the EU

November 1, 2018 5:33 pm

Her throne will likely sit empty because Macron is the only leader with any desire to take it

Should it be illegal to call Mohammed a pedophile?

October 27, 2018 1:01 pm

The ECHR have decided that truth is not a justification

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Brexiteers should support a border in the Irish Sea

October 23, 2018 3:09 pm

Extra checks at Northern Ireland’s sea ports and airports would be perfectly reasonable as a sign of our good faith

julian assange

Julian Assange has bested himself in a ‘nightmare house guest’ contest

October 19, 2018 1:03 pm

He is suing his Ecuadorian landlords for violating his ‘fundamental rights and freedoms’

michael moore

Michael Moore couldn’t be more wrong about Brexit

October 18, 2018 1:54 pm

He’s defending a cruel, aloof, undemocratic political institution, not a wonderful continent

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More fake news on Brexit from the New York Times

October 17, 2018 3:29 pm

Stephen Castle has painted a picture of a Britain in panic based off a Facebook group of 1,200 people

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Will the royal baby be an American?

October 15, 2018 6:41 pm

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to confirm to the public that it All Works Down There

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How the Irish see Brexit

October 11, 2018 8:48 am

They view it through the prism of impotence and historical schadenfreude

hillary clinton

The staggering hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton

October 9, 2018 12:30 pm

Even by her standards, Clintons temerity in lecturing the Brits about shielding authoritarian governments is galling

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The EU are desperate to salvage the Iran deal. It isn’t working

October 8, 2018 9:02 am

American sanctions are forcing companies worldwide to choose between Iran and the US

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The nowhere man of the French Left: Jean-Luc Mélenchon

October 4, 2018 8:03 am

The former darling of the French far left is now a hopeless irrelevance

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Why the Ryder Cup is great

September 28, 2018 5:44 am

The bi-annual clash between Europe and the US is the greatest show in golf

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Was Theresa May attacking Trump, or a blond populist closer to home?

September 27, 2018 4:53 am

The Prime Minister’s UN gambit exposes her as an unreliable, unsuitable partner

sweden anti-semitism

Did you hear the one about the anti-Semite in Sweden?

September 25, 2018 2:16 pm

Like many other newly ‘diverse’ societies, Sweden keeps supplying the world with paradox-jokes

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Brexit: a beginner’s guide

September 24, 2018 12:52 pm

Americans often ask me ‘what is happening?’ in British politics at the moment. Well, here is my answer...

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What is motivating Macron’s self-destructive Brexit position?

September 24, 2018 10:33 am

A few weeks ago he was talking about defining a new strategic relationship with the UK. What happened?

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

How Viktor Orbán duped the Brexiteers

September 22, 2018 6:45 am

Why are members of the old regime so attracted to the police institutions of the new illiberal states?

steve bannon nationalism

Can nationalists of the world unite?

September 21, 2018 2:31 pm

Interests, not ideologies, seem to be the driving force behind nationalist movements worldwide

emmanuel macron islamism

Macron is quick to take on nationalism. What about Islamism?

September 19, 2018 11:40 am

The Salafists are not only increasing in number, they’re here to stay and there’s little anyone can do about it

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Why Steve Bannon’s fireside chat with The Economist is so grimly watchable

September 18, 2018 2:13 pm

It appears that to allow Bannon to make any point (let alone win it) would be to risk the total and utter death of Zanny Minton Beddoes

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Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

September 14, 2018 5:15 am

‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’