Europe

brexit deal

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

jean-claude juncker

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

romans

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?

varadkar

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’

altrad

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?

voters

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

brexit negotiations

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’

brexit deal

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

kiev ukraine aid

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

delay

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

meghan harry

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

brexit voters betrayed

Brexit voters do feel betrayed. So why can’t Boris say so?

September 27, 2019 10:16 am

This is an explicit effort to criminalize political opinion

supreme court

Is the UK heading towards a US-style Supreme Court?

September 27, 2019 9:42 am

Brits should get used to the phrase ‘judicial activism’ because we are going to be hearing a lot more of it

jacques chirac

Jacques Chirac leaves behind a limited legacy

September 27, 2019 7:51 am

The French president had a checkered and contradictory political career

michael gove

‘Cameron was a bloody good prime minister’: Michael Gove interviewed

September 26, 2019 9:45 am

The no-deal minister on Boris, a second referendum and an ‘inevitable’ election

queen

Robert Hardman: My private encounter with David Cameron and the Queen

September 26, 2019 9:04 am

The appetite for all things royal seems insatiable

trudeau

Justin Trudeau is not a racist – but he is a fool

September 26, 2019 8:53 am

The sense that he is a puerile fraud has shaken up the electoral calculus

chamber opposition

The torture chamber: how opposition politicians plan to humiliate Boris Johnson

September 26, 2019 8:37 am

Without a Tory majority, the British prime minister’s tormentors are the ones holding the power