World

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

The death of al-Baghdadi comes at the perfect time for Donald Trump

October 27, 2019 5:27 am

Trump will hope to be known as the leader of the free world who dealt Isis that final, fatal blow

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Even in New York they’re going nuts over Brexit

October 25, 2019 1:47 pm

The many arguments for and against are immaterial. All that matters is who wins

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Caroline Flint, Labour renegade

October 24, 2019 3:14 pm

An interview with Labour’s unlikely Brexit marshall

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The Brexit deal gives Northern Ireland an extraordinary opportunity

October 24, 2019 2:54 pm

‘There is some technical detail to work on...but we could become the Singapore of the western hemisphere’

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Bomb attacks are now a normal part of Swedish life

October 24, 2019 10:10 am

Gang violence is now at a level where it threatens to undermine the Swedish state

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal has changed everything

October 24, 2019 9:49 am

Now all the Tories need is an election

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A new emperor, a stable Japan

October 23, 2019 9:28 pm

The world’s oldest monarchy bolsters a modern miracle

meghan markle

How Meghan Markle lost her sparkle — and why Prince Harry will pay

October 23, 2019 3:15 pm

A hypocrite, entitled beyond the dreams of the grandest duchess

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Boris Johnson’s Halloween deadline drifts further away

October 22, 2019 6:06 pm

British Members of Parliament voted against the government’s program motion to push the Withdrawal Agreement Bill through the House of Commons at breakneck speed – at 308 to 322

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Canada’s election exposes its regional fractures

October 22, 2019 12:48 pm

Might separatism become a live issue in Canada for the first time since the 1990s?

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When will the Syria conversation turn to Trump’s ‘betrayal’ of Israel?

October 22, 2019 9:16 am

The media mantra of ‘Trump betrayed the Kurds’ will soon make way for ‘Trump betrayed Israel’

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Why Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is soothing the Conservatives

October 21, 2019 12:33 pm

As for the public reaction, the initial signs are promising

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Boris Johnson has 72 hours to win over 12 MPs

October 19, 2019 11:51 am

This Saturday has been an anti-climax

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Pax Russica: as Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Russia is ready to expand its empire

October 17, 2019 2:39 pm

The president has always said he wants to get America out of foreign wars. But is he playing into Putin’s hands?

canadian

The Canadian election is turning into a comedy of cringe

October 17, 2019 2:17 pm

Voters’ love affair with Trudeau is well and truly over

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘I am enormously environmentally friendly by driving old Bentleys’

October 17, 2019 2:00 pm

The Commons leader on regrets, Brexit – and why the ERG will back the deal

mcdonnell

John McDonnell is taking back control

October 17, 2019 1:31 pm

A sympathetic colleague says McDonnell sees himself as being ‘a new father figure for the party’

boris

It’s down to the wire – and Boris only has one chance to survive

October 17, 2019 1:03 pm

Even if the British PM gets a deal, electoral success is not guaranteed

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

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romans

What did the Romans ever do for us?

October 14, 2019 12:32 pm

How the fall of Rome made the world modern