United Kingdom

Hail Mary

December 16, 2018 11:35 am

Mary Queen of Scots reviewed

Accounts of petty crime in London horrify the New York Times

December 13, 2018 8:03 am

It sounds truly awful

Theresa May has boxed herself in

December 12, 2018 5:51 pm

She stays because she has promised to go

After a day of high drama in Westminster, nothing has changed

December 12, 2018 5:08 pm

Inside Parliament as Theresa May wins a confidence vote

Have the Tory rebels’ methods scuppered their chances of success?

December 12, 2018 10:13 am

The heavy-handed confidence vote operation is deterring Conservative MPs

Ditching Theresa May achieves nothing

December 12, 2018 9:50 am

Changing the pilot right now does not mean a change in direction

What will happen for Theresa May in today’s confidence vote?

December 12, 2018 9:37 am

One long-time backbench ally of the Prime Minister predicts that she’ll win by 200 to 115

The lies and liars of Brexit

December 11, 2018 10:22 am

The politicians I’ve spent my adult life talking to, writing about and often defending, have failed in their first responsibility: to tell people the truth

May’s delay has made a leadership challenge more likely

December 11, 2018 10:00 am

It has become a received wisdom that the British PM has somehow has stayed the executioner’s axe. Yet the opposite is true

Why Theresa May has decided to postpone the Brexit vote

December 10, 2018 9:32 am

Pressure from Cabinet ministers appears to have been effective

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?

The top 40 horrors lurking in the small print of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

November 17, 2018 2:22 pm

Britain’s ‘transition period’ could last indefinitely

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

Brexiteers should support a border in the Irish Sea

October 23, 2018 3:09 pm

Extra checks at Northern Ireland’s sea ports and airports would be perfectly reasonable as a sign of our good faith