World

huawei

The case for a UK Huawei U-turn is growing

July 1, 2020 8:21 am

COVID-19 has changed everything

herd immunity

Is COVID herd immunity closer than we think?

June 30, 2020 9:17 am

A Swedish study found that 30 percent of blood donors had an immune response to COVID-19 in their T cells

syria

Syria’s nightmare is far from over

June 30, 2020 8:57 am

This is a war that was been waged by a state willing to win at any cost, against its own people

swine flu

Should we be afraid of the new swine flu?

June 30, 2020 8:24 am

COVID-19 will lead to mass panic every time a virus comes to light

roosevelt

Boris’s Roosevelt remedy isn’t what Britain needs

June 29, 2020 11:38 am

If there is a lesson to be learned from the 1930s, it should be a British one

covid

Was COVID with us long before anyone realized?

June 29, 2020 9:47 am

New research suggests the virus was lurking in Europe even before it was identified in China

micheal martin

Meet Micheál Martin, Ireland’s new Taoiseach

June 28, 2020 12:48 pm

The sense that no matter what the government, things would remain the same made for dull politics, but gave Ireland a certain psychological stability

japan

Even Japan could be about to embrace remote working

June 28, 2020 12:18 pm

Office workers in Japan are renowned for their quasi-devotional relationship with their employer

macron

Macron has 500 days to save himself

June 26, 2020 11:49 am

Should we admire his courage in the face of such grinding adversity?

israeli police forces

Does Israel train America’s police forces?

June 25, 2020 11:13 am

A new lie for the oldest hate

biden brexit britain

Why Biden might be better for Brexit Britain

June 24, 2020 11:59 pm

A Biden foreign policy would be based far more on the idea of cooperation between like-minded democracies

controversy paradox

How come the less something is a problem, the more people talk about it?

June 24, 2020 11:25 pm

The ‘controversy paradox’ behind Britain’s protests

isis gifford

Macer Gifford: my fight against Isis

June 24, 2020 11:11 pm

The British trader on death threats, Shamima Begum and a looming crisis

bond

The EU’s new bond isn’t as solid as it seems

June 24, 2020 10:57 am

You are relying on Greece, Portugal and Italy to come up with the cash

kim yo-jong

Kim Yo-jong’s growing role is bad news for peace in Korea

June 23, 2020 9:52 am

Her actions and words seem to have garnered her brother’s approval

modi

Modi’s muted response to China is infuriating Indians

June 23, 2020 9:34 am

Xi has clearly bided his time and has chosen an optimum time to act

germany

Trump is right to pick a fight with Germany

June 22, 2020 11:56 am

Under Angela Merkel’s long reign, Germany has arguably turned into a destabilizing influence

japan

Why doesn’t Japan take child abduction seriously?

June 22, 2020 9:56 am

Accusations of institutionalized racism abound

clement attlee

Cancel Clement Attlee, too

June 21, 2020 9:41 am

Unlike Churchill, he had not been a consistent opponent of Nazism or appeasement before the war

putin

Vladimir Putin’s history fetish

June 20, 2020 4:37 am

The Russian leader has published an extraordinary essay about the Soviet role in World War Two

app

Does Germany’s track and trace app actually work?

June 19, 2020 4:07 pm

At least 12 million Germans must have the app — and activate it on their phones — for it to work

slavery

Did slavery really make Britain rich?

June 19, 2020 12:27 pm

If anything, the slave trade functioned largely to heighten inequality

macron

Is Macron Boris’s best friend now?

June 18, 2020 12:25 pm

The French president discovered an unaccustomed brevity and praised the British without restraint

uk-us trade deal

Could British farmers block a UK-US trade deal?

June 18, 2020 11:00 am

The biggest obstacle to an agreement remains agriculture

india china

Will India finally learn its lesson on China?

June 18, 2020 10:44 am

Every romantic theory of solidarity is good until men are bludgeoned and thrown in ditches and warships rammed