Europe

brexit

After Brexit

January 29, 2020 6:09 am

A US-Britain trade deal would be a boon for Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

israel

The Trump-Israel deal is the prelude to the post-American Middle East

January 28, 2020 12:53 pm

Everyone in the region knows this plan is going nowhere

saudis

Shaken Saudis hedge their bets on détente with Iran

January 28, 2020 11:11 am

Saudi Arabia is hitting the brakes on normalization with Israel

emmanuel macron

French disconnection: how Emmanuel Macron went from savior to failure

January 26, 2020 1:50 pm

Macron needs help and his new best friend, bizarrely, is Britain’s prime minister

anne sacoolas

It’s in America’s interests to extradite Anne Sacoolas — but it’s also in hers

January 24, 2020 3:31 pm

The US’s decision to ship her out of Britain has hugely damaged diplomatic relations

strasbourg

Reports that ‘Eurocrats’ hope to ‘reverse Brexit’ are much overblown

January 23, 2020 9:41 am

A lot of people are relieved that the parliament can now move on

british labour

The British Labour party must change if it is to win

January 23, 2020 12:29 am

In this contest, the remaining candidates are barely addressing the most difficult question for Labour: how do they win a majority again?

greta thunberg davos

Trump, Greta and the Profits of Doom

January 22, 2020 10:00 am

Light a candle to St Greta and thank the Davos doctrine for making you a better global citizen

iceland glacier

Cold truth: Iceland’s melting glaciers are nothing to panic about

January 18, 2020 12:22 pm

The glacier that had its last rites read in August had, in fact, more or less disappeared half a century ago

cabinet reshuffle

Why the UK cabinet reshuffle might not be so radical after all

January 16, 2020 12:43 pm

Today, Johnson is in a more powerful position than any British prime minister since Tony Blair prior to the invasion of Iraq

varadkar

Can Leo Varadkar defy the odds to win another term as Taoiseach?

January 16, 2020 12:31 pm

Attitudes towards the UK and Brexit could be where this election is won and lost

benjamin netanyahu corruption

Could Netanyahu’s corruption case scupper his re-election chances?

January 16, 2020 10:32 am

Bibi has shown tremendous political skill over the years

european

Boris’s Iran approach delicately balances European and American interests

January 15, 2020 2:27 pm

The British PM was able to align with what Trump probably wants: a fresh deal, not a new war

madeleine

Princess Madeleine of Sweden shows Harry how to exit a royal family 

January 15, 2020 1:50 pm

She has lived abroad nine out of the last 10 years, and Swedes don’t seem to mind

flight 752

Iran must pay the families of flight 752

January 11, 2020 9:01 am

It took four days for the Iranians to admit that they had downed the jet

je suis charlie

Whatever happened to ‘Je suis Charlie’?

January 10, 2020 10:01 am

The magazine stands for the freedom to publish things others might vehemently disagree with

brexit

Revealed: Boris’s blueprint for Brexit

January 9, 2020 8:46 am

For the first time in four years, the British government knows what it wants

boris fraser

Fraser Nelson: Boris tends to deliver, under circumstances that would stump most other people

January 9, 2020 8:11 am

Judge him by what he achieves, and not by how he does it

labour

The Labour candidates the Tories are worried about

January 9, 2020 8:02 am

A strong communicator leading the depleted party could still present a threat to the government

emmanuel macron

2020 looks set to be a miserable year for Emmanuel Macron

December 31, 2019 10:56 am

His radical reform agenda for Europe has been undermined

zionism

The thin line between Zionism and anti-Semitism

December 20, 2019 12:31 pm

Anti-Semitism is alive and well — and in some surprising places

withdrawal

Boris Johnson passes EU withdrawal agreement bill with huge majority

December 20, 2019 10:45 am

Britain is set to leave the EU on January 31

arab-israeli

Islam’s reformation: an Arab-Israeli alliance is taking shape in the Middle East

December 19, 2019 8:07 am

New maps of the Muslim mind are being drawn and old hatreds are on the run

stanley johnson

‘I’ve had two totally successful marriages’: Stanley Johnson interviewed

December 19, 2019 7:52 am

Boris’s dad on reality TV, the environment and why his children don’t feature in his proudest achievements

boris

Boris’s Britain: How the UK PM intends to deliver for his new friends in the North

December 19, 2019 7:37 am

The Johnson plan is taking shape, with three components