Politics

Trump’s show of strength to Moscow

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Donald Trump has not lost his capacity to surprise: few would have bet on him starting his address to Congress…

Trump’s show of strength to Moscow

2 March 2017 3:00 pm

Donald Trump has not lost his capacity to surprise: few would have bet on him starting his address to Congress…

For the sake of the constitution, please shut up

18 February 2017 9:00 am

One of the striking features of Britain’s unwritten constitution is how it relies on various people keeping their opinions to…

For the sake of the constitution, please shut up

16 February 2017 3:00 pm

One of the striking features of Britain’s unwritten constitution is how it relies on various people keeping their opinions to…

Theresa May’s racing certainty

11 February 2017 9:00 am

There are few things more predictable than people talking about the unpredictability of politics. We live in an age, we…

Theresa May’s racing certainty

9 February 2017 3:00 pm

There are few things more predictable than people talking about the unpredictability of politics. We live in an age, we…

No. 10 is learning how to deal with the Donald

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Imagine if Donald Trump declared that Islam had ‘no place’ in his country, or proposed banning the burqa ‘wherever legally…

No. 10 is learning how to deal with the Donald

2 February 2017 3:00 pm

Imagine if Donald Trump declared that Islam had ‘no place’ in his country, or proposed banning the burqa ‘wherever legally…

A wake-up call for Parliament

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Parliament is the cockpit of the nation, but MPs have been on autopilot rather a lot in the past 40-odd…

A wake-up call for Parliament

26 January 2017 3:00 pm

Parliament is the cockpit of the nation, but MPs have been on autopilot rather a lot in the past 40-odd…

May has taken back control

21 January 2017 9:00 am

‘No negotiation without notification’ has been the EU’s mantra since 24 June last year. Its leaders have been determined that…

May has taken back control

19 January 2017 3:00 pm

‘No negotiation without notification’ has been the EU’s mantra since 24 June last year. Its leaders have been determined that…

Theresa May, left-wing Tory

14 January 2017 9:00 am

Curbs on executive pay, restrictions on foreign takeovers and workers on boards. Not Jeremy Corbyn’s plan for Britain, but ideas…

Theresa May, left-wing Tory

12 January 2017 3:00 pm

Curbs on executive pay, restrictions on foreign takeovers and workers on boards. Not Jeremy Corbyn’s plan for Britain, but ideas…

May’s big chance

7 January 2017 9:00 am

It is the fate of all new prime ministers to be compared with their recent predecessors. Theresa May has already…

May’s big chance

5 January 2017 3:00 pm

It is the fate of all new prime ministers to be compared with their recent predecessors. Theresa May has already…

A year of revolution

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Few years will live as long in the memory as 2016. Historians will ponder the meaning and consequences of the…

A year of revolution

8 December 2016 3:00 pm

Few years will live as long in the memory as 2016. Historians will ponder the meaning and consequences of the…

The economic consequences of Philip Hammond

19 November 2016 9:00 am

What are now called ‘fiscal events’—the Budget and the Autumn Statement—have become the biggest dates in the Westminster calendar. The…

The economic consequences of Philip Hammond

17 November 2016 3:00 pm

What are now called ‘fiscal events’—the Budget and the Autumn Statement—have become the biggest dates in the Westminster calendar. The…

It’s time to consider the real Trump

12 November 2016 9:00 am

For 18 months, Donald Trump was amazingly useful to British politicians. Whatever their party, he provided them with the most…

It’s time to consider the real Trump

10 November 2016 3:00 pm

For 18 months, Donald Trump was amazingly useful to British politicians. Whatever their party, he provided them with the most…

What’s wrong with early voting

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Washington The outcome of America’s elections might become clear in the first minutes of vote-counting next Tuesday night. That is…

What’s wrong with early voting

3 November 2016 3:00 pm

 Washington The outcome of America’s elections might become clear in the first minutes of vote-counting next Tuesday night. That is…

The absent opposition

29 October 2016 9:00 am

Oppositions don’t win elections — governments lose them. This has long been the Westminster wisdom. But the truth is that…