United Kingdom

downton abbey

Not in front of the servants

September 20, 2019 11:49 am

Long live Downton Abbey

cameron

I’m sorry because I failed: An interview with David Cameron

September 19, 2019 9:40 am

The former British PM on the referendum, failure and the physics of politics

cameron

David Cameron is more authentic than Boris Johnson

September 18, 2019 11:46 pm

The former PM never quite shook off the burden of privilege

brexit deal

Why there’s still a chance of a Brexit deal

September 18, 2019 11:34 pm

The mood appears to be shifting in key European capitals

juncker

Johnson and Juncker agree to step up talks – but no backstop solution proposed

September 16, 2019 11:40 am

The British government believes it has one shot to present concrete proposals to Brussels

liberal democrats

The Liberal Democrats are the real Brexit extremists

September 16, 2019 11:20 am

If you want to cancel the votes of millions of people, you are not a moderate

brexit backstop

Why the UK hasn’t presented any specific backstop proposal to the EU

September 15, 2019 11:39 am

The Brexit secretary says the EU need to adjust their position on checks on Ireland

pericles

Pericles for PM: Boris should forget Augustus and stay focused on his hero

September 12, 2019 12:54 pm

Pericles’s vision was that of a highly civilized man who loved his people

brontës

Inside the unassuming house where the Brontës’ creativity thrived

September 12, 2019 12:42 pm

I come in search of Emily’s gothic imagination and Charlotte’s eye for plot but find fabrics and beads behind glass

corbyn

Boris has more in common with Corbyn than he thinks

September 12, 2019 12:28 pm

Both stand on an anti-politics, anti-establishment platform

pro-leave

Will turning the Tories into the pro-Leave party pay off for Boris?

September 12, 2019 11:10 am

Johnson wanted an October election because it offered both a way out of the Brexit impasse and fitted with his political strategy

rebel alliance

The British rebel alliance has taken control of Brexit. What happens next?

September 12, 2019 4:53 am

The rebels’ separate party allegiances mean that in a snap election they will be at loggerheads

boris johnson conservative

‘I’m the most liberal Conservative PM in decades’, Boris tells his cabinet

September 10, 2019 1:41 pm

With parliament not sitting, can Boris Johnson dominate the news agenda for the next five weeks?

constitutional brexit

The three numbers that measure Britain’s constitutional crisis

September 10, 2019 1:20 pm

All the safety valves are failing

boris johnson opposition

What the opposition pact means for Boris Johnson’s path to an early election

September 6, 2019 2:32 pm

Downing Street is adamant that Johnson will not request a Brexit delay in any shape or form

brexit

Brexit has its risks. But staying in the EU is now unthinkable

September 4, 2019 11:25 pm

Why are we criticizing British politicians when it’s Brussels that’s causing our agonies?

boris election

Boris Johnson denied desired election

September 4, 2019 5:31 pm

A snap poll next month remains likely

boris johnson

Boris Johnson’s confusing election stance

September 4, 2019 9:25 am

After losing his majority, what does the British prime minister really want?

liberal brexit

How Boris Johnson can deliver a liberal Brexit

September 1, 2019 11:35 am

To end free movement without carefully working out what follows after shows pretty striking thoughtlessness

boris johnson brexit deal

Might there be a Brexit deal after all?

August 29, 2019 11:47 am

Boris Johnson will spend this fall fighting for his premiership, his political life and his vision for Brexit Britain

boris johnson ultimatum

Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy offers MPs an ultimatum

August 28, 2019 3:32 pm

Ultimately there aren’t enough Members of Parliament prepared to make Corbyn prime minister

boris johnson

For better or worse, Boris Johnson is different

August 26, 2019 9:38 am

The British PM has astutely allowed Trump to adopt him as his protégé

hong kong

The cosmic combination of Hong Kong, Brexit and the trade war

August 24, 2019 6:20 am

Events could align against Beijing

scotland

Forget Greenland, Donald Trump should buy Scotland

August 23, 2019 1:57 pm

America has no decent soccer teams and substandard healthcare provision, so Scots would feel at home

iceland

Why Britain, like Iceland, will thrive outside the EU

August 22, 2019 9:19 am

Temporary EEA membership is the best route out of Europe