Europe

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

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen

Could Marion Maréchal-Le Pen stop Macron winning a second term?

June 6, 2019 5:49 am

Maréchal’s decision is whether to challenge Macron in 2022, or wait another five years

global recession

Could a global recession be around the corner?

June 6, 2019 12:29 am

The omens for the economy are not good

charles

What Prince Harry can learn from Charles on dealing with Trump

June 5, 2019 6:51 am

The Prince of Wales wielded Britain’s strongest tool: soft power and diplomacy

The real reason some Brits don’t like Trump

June 5, 2019 6:11 am

Trump-bashing isn’t a political stance — it’s a snooty mocking of white-trash America

anti-trump protest

On the barricades of London’s anti-Trump ‘carnival of resistance’

June 4, 2019 4:33 pm

One side started screaming the word ‘Nazi’, the other directed cries of ‘Commie’ back at their enemies

trump-may

Trump provides another masterclass in comic statesmanship

June 4, 2019 10:38 am

The Trump-May conference was quite moving. It was more funny

sadiq khan

Sadiq Khan’s anti-Trump crusade is dull and reductive

June 3, 2019 12:43 pm

The mayor of London has lost it

boris

Will Boris Johnson’s home life put off traditional Tory voters?

June 1, 2019 6:18 am

The former Foreign Secretary is currently between wives