Paul Wood

Trumpworld is spinning out of control

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Donald Trump’s Twitter feed was oddly silent as the news came that his former campaign manager and his former lawyer…

‘Fancy a dip?’


9 August 2018 1:00 pm

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What does the British government know about Trump and Russia?

23 June 2018 9:00 am

 Washington, DC When the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu visited London in 1978, the British government did some serious sucking up.…

‘That? Oh, I’m trying to tap into the younger generation.’


3 May 2018 1:00 pm


26 April 2018 1:00 pm

‘Sorry if it shatters the illusion but today is our collection day.’


19 April 2018 1:00 pm

Trump is likely to tweet, fire and forget. His missile strike won’t help Syria

14 April 2018 9:00 am

Beirut ‘Gas!’ Bodies piled up grotesquely in a stairwell. No sign of injuries. A father cradles two small children. Still,…

‘And on your left you can see another stabbing...’


5 April 2018 1:00 pm

‘Mum, Dad, what’s civilisation?’


15 March 2018 3:00 pm

‘A final request? Can I check my phone one last time?’


15 March 2018 3:00 pm

What is Putin’s endgame in Syria?

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Familiar, depressing images emerge from Ghouta in Syria: rows of tiny white shrouds, children killed in relentless airstrikes, makeshift hospitals,…

In defence of Christopher Steele

17 February 2018 9:00 am

There are two Trump-Russia ‘conspiracies’. In one, the US President is bought or blackmailed by the Kremlin. In the other,…

Man is lyng on therapist's couch, wearing a Napoleon hat and boots. Therapist says, "At least you don't think you're Donald Trump."


15 February 2018 3:00 pm

A day of reckoning is coming for America’s muddled Middle East policies

27 January 2018 9:00 am

 Beirut ‘If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense,’ said Alice. ‘Nothing would be what it…


4 January 2018 3:00 pm

‘Maybe this would change your mind about giving me some antibiotics?’


16 November 2017 3:00 pm


9 November 2017 3:00 pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller is closing in on Paul Manafort – and Trump should be worried

4 November 2017 9:00 am

 Kiev Before he was Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort worked for the president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. Yanukovych started…


26 October 2017 2:00 pm

‘Phwoar, that Theresa May’s a bit of all right.’


28 September 2017 1:00 pm

‘Is everything OK with your meal? Your child isn’t running wild in our restaurant.’


31 August 2017 1:00 pm

‘The beer costs the same – we just don’t talk about Trump.’


24 August 2017 1:00 pm

The true Trump scandal

19 August 2017 9:00 am

 Washington DC The National Enquirer presented Trump watchers with a mystery last week. Why did it print an attack on…


3 August 2017 1:00 pm

A junior scandal

15 July 2017 9:00 am

On the main allegations of collusion with Russia, there’s still no smoking gun