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For your eyes only: A short history of Democrat-spy collusion

May 25, 2018 5:56 pm

How highly placed members of one administration mobilised the intelligence services to undermine their successors.

What happens when you give Steve Bannon a platform? Fascinating television, apparently

May 24, 2018 8:31 pm

The BBCs segment with the former White House strategist wasnt a gotcha interview and it was the better for it.

Trump is having a very loud public meltdown – all thanks to Michael Cohen

May 24, 2018 7:46 pm

Between Ukraine and his associate Evgeny Freidman, its heating up for the president's former lawyer.

Ireland’s abortion referendum has been horrifically one-sided

May 24, 2018 7:04 pm

The debate has been characterised as a step into the 21st century – but the reality is far from it.

I like a fight too much. That’s why I’ll never go on social media

May 24, 2018 6:19 pm

Twitter outrage about a few sectarian mugs has left Lionel Shriver glad to be in her fantasy world offline

Donald Trump goes on the warpath with North Korea

May 24, 2018 3:15 pm

So much for the “World Peace” that Donald Trump bragged he would create at the June 12 Singapore summit. In…

Europeans are hurting themselves on Iran — and the US

May 23, 2018 5:37 pm

Will France, Britain and Germany really pay the price of guaranteeing the international order? Of course not — they can’t afford it

Did Ukraine bribe its way into the White House?

May 23, 2018 5:20 pm

Michael Cohen's Kiev connection could spell more trouble for his former boss.

Are reports of Mohammed bin Salman’s death greatly exaggerated?

May 22, 2018 9:20 pm

Has Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman been assassinated, had a breakdown, or gone into hiding? Or is that…

Bernard Lewis was right about ‘the return of Islam’

May 22, 2018 10:54 am

When Edmund Burke died, he asked that his grave be hidden, so that his enemies wouldn’t disinter him and defile…

Mike Pompeo doesn’t know how Iran works

May 21, 2018 9:09 pm

In his first speech, the Secretary of State seemed more confused than competent.

Trump is getting ‘schlonged’ by America’s enemies

May 21, 2018 3:46 pm

So much for the Nobel Peace Prize that Donald Trump said “everyone thinks” he should receive. The New York Times…

Trump’s ZTE talks have Congress wondering if he’s putting America first

May 18, 2018 10:19 pm

Finally House Republicans are standing up to the president  and all it took was a Chinese phone company.

Italy turns populist

May 18, 2018 8:59 pm

It looks indeed as if Italy — the beating pulse of European civilisation — will be the first country in…

Justin Trudeau embraced viewpoint diversity in his NYU commencement speech

May 18, 2018 8:44 pm

The Canadian Prime Minister told some of the most liberal students in America about the courage to open themselves to another conviction.

Six facts about the royal wedding you really didn’t need to know

May 18, 2018 12:45 pm

There are less than 24 hours to go until Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle. It is the wedding that no…

The stubborn old Hanoverians saw new Gunpowder Plots everywhere

May 17, 2018 7:26 pm

Even after Emancipation, anti-Catholic prejudice was entrenched in the monarchy, right up to the coronation of George V

Could John Bolton cost Trump his Nobel Peace Prize?

May 16, 2018 2:38 pm

My, my, my. North Korea is in a snit over National Security Adviser John Bolton who urged it to follow…

Why Christopher Steele should spill the beans

May 15, 2018 4:36 pm

Lawyers representing the ex-spook-turned-private-investigator Christopher Steele were in action yesterday at London’s High Court. In a rather convoluted turn of…

Meghan’s embarrassing relatives means she will fit in with the Windsors

May 15, 2018 1:03 pm

You don’t get to choose your parents or your siblings. You do, however, get to choose whether you speak to…

Will Trump end the Mueller inquiry or will the Mueller inquiry end Trump?

May 15, 2018 8:10 am

May 17, 2017 started out as any other day in Donald Trump’s Washington. Men and women in suits with briefcases…

Does Mike Pompeo really think he can cut a good deal with North Korea?

May 14, 2018 9:12 pm

The new secretary of state has already blundered during his short tenure.

Israel is losing the war of images but winning the battle of reality

May 14, 2018 3:56 pm

The killing of dozens of Gazans in today’s assault on the Gaza-Israel border was not a surprise, but a strategy—certainly…

Is Trump preparing to sell out South Korea?

May 14, 2018 3:19 pm

Maybe President Trump has finally given up on his cherished dream of Vladimir Putin as his new best friend. It…

America is in the middle of a Russian influence campaign – not at the end

May 10, 2018 10:15 pm

We need only look to London for lessons in how oligarchs apply pressure.