Europe

steve bannon

Steve Bannon goes to war with the Pope

December 7, 2018 1:16 pm

He’s setting up Hogwarts for culture warriors in Italy

gilets jaunes

The gilets jaunes have become a symbol of resistance worn with pride by the downtrodden

December 6, 2018 2:00 pm

A progressive President has pushed his people too far

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Britain is heading towards a soft Brexit or a second referendum

December 6, 2018 11:39 am

If May’s deal is defeated, we’ll enter the most uncertain period in recent British political history

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The Special Relationship between the Bushes and the Queen

December 5, 2018 10:23 am

Prince Charles is attending Bush 41’s funeral

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Emmanuel Macron has united France against him

December 3, 2018 7:08 am

The French leader is politically tone-deaf

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Does Putin intend to go to war with Ukraine?

November 29, 2018 11:59 am

He may have underestimated Petro Poroshenko’s stomach for a fight

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

The Italian crisis

November 29, 2018 11:33 am

For those who believe in the European project, Brexit is a headache. Italy, on the other hand, is a bloody…

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Putin turns up the heat on Ukraine – again

November 27, 2018 11:24 am

Kiev must re-focus the world’s attention on Moscow’s continuing aggression against them

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Emmanuel Macron is toxic and Paris is burning

November 26, 2018 7:43 am

The French president’s leadership is undermined by his ever-more radical obnoxiousness

David Lloyd George

One hundred years after ‘A Nation Fit for Heroes’

November 23, 2018 8:52 am

On November 23, 1918, David Lloyd George put forth a vision of post-war solidarity, in keeping with the sacrifices made in wartime

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why Boris Johnson would make a good leader (and I wouldn’t)

November 22, 2018 12:36 pm

The only way to change the policy is to change the person

leo varadkar

Leo Varadkar has done his absolute best to damage Brexit

November 22, 2018 12:28 pm

The Taoiseach leads a minority government — he has an incentive to make the Brits sweat

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal: the legal verdict

November 22, 2018 12:20 pm

The British PM’s plan isn’t bad – it’s atrocious

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Asia Bibi and the case that makes a mockery of the UK’s asylum laws

November 18, 2018 11:52 am

Britain let in the man best known for his defense of the fatwa on Salman Rushdie. But Asia Bibi is a bridge too far?

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Leading Brexiteers in DC to talk US-UK free trade agreement

November 16, 2018 1:19 pm

As Theresa May’s government crumbles, David Davis and Owen Paterson make their move

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The British Conservative Party deserve a lengthy spell in opposition

November 15, 2018 3:12 pm

Brexit is not being done well because it cannot be done well; the surprise remains that it is being done at all

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Could Theresa May survive a vote of no confidence?

November 15, 2018 2:50 pm

There is clearly a swell of dissent which will be very difficult for the British PM to stem

brexit deal

Theresa May’s Brexit deal proves one thing: the establishment always wins

November 15, 2018 7:08 am

What we voted for does not matter, because they will not let it happen

trump wine

I would drink Trump wine if it were available in France

November 13, 2018 12:38 pm

Mr Trump should be warned that the French have a history of responding violently to attempts to open the wine market

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Trump had an opportunity to redefine American foreign policy. He blew it

November 12, 2018 10:20 am

President Trump ought to have used his Saturday platform to tell Europeans what an awful idea American intervention in World War One really was

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The clash between Macron and Trump

November 12, 2018 5:08 am

It’s no good the French president warning against the rise of nationalism without addressing the causes

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Is Donald Trump more popular than Emmanuel Macron in France?

November 9, 2018 1:53 pm

The two men have such a great personal connection, perhaps they can comfort each other

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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

emmanuel macron

Is Emmanuel Macron having a meltdown?

November 8, 2018 3:52 pm

The rapid decline of the French President

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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