World

It’s time to expel Turkey from Nato

30 October 2020 5:30 pm

Even the staunchest Remainer would admit the EU is not currently the happiest ship, sailing in the waters of world…

Starmer’s suspension of Corbyn took courage

30 October 2020 4:14 am

Keir Starmer’s decision to suspend Jeremy Corbyn shows a courage so many lacked when the far left ran the party…

The challenge the Tories face after the pandemic

30 October 2020 3:50 am

After the last few years of political turmoil, Westminster can’t break the habit of waiting for the latest poll to…

How Macron reacts to the Nice attack will be critical

29 October 2020 11:47 pm

The suspected terrorist attack in Nice’s Notre Dame Basilica this morning appears to be the third such incident in France in…

It's time for an alternative to lockdown

29 October 2020 9:00 pm

As France and Germany lock down again – and as Britain considers whether to follow suit – many people will…

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The Philly riots could throw Pennsylvania to Trump

29 October 2020 10:23 am

Rioters and looters in Philadelphia may have just paved Trump’s road to victory in Pennsylvania. Biden helped last week when…

The eurozone is in deep trouble

29 October 2020 1:31 am

In Germany, the DAX index – the benchmark for the economy – is already down 4 per cent today. In…

Japan's carbon neutral pledge looks like a load of hot air

29 October 2020 12:54 am

Japan’s new prime minister Yoshihide Suga is talking tough on climate change. Suga has promised that Japan will become carbon neutral…

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Morning in America or mourning in America?

29 October 2020 12:39 am

In the countdown to Election Day, the two campaigns are taking starkly different approaches. Joe Biden is sitting on a…

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Tony Bobulinski and implausible deniability

29 October 2020 12:17 am

It turns out that the 2020 US presidential election is not between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, as we have…

Obama's bid to make Trump a one-term president

28 October 2020 7:33 pm

With less than a week to go before Americans cast their ballots at polling places across the country, Donald Trump…

'This is how freedom dies': The folly of Britain's coercive Covid strategy

28 October 2020 7:17 pm

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the British state has exercised coercive powers over itscitizens on a scale never previously attempted. It…

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Dear Democrats, pack the court and nuke the filibuster. I dare you

28 October 2020 5:49 am

In the end, there was nothing the protesting left, the heavily slanted progressive media or the Democratic party could do.…

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Everyone suddenly believes Vladimir Putin

28 October 2020 4:04 am

For four years, Vladimir Putin’s meddling in Our Democracy™ has been the all-consuming political obsession of the entire Washington/New York…

The BBC needs a reality check

28 October 2020 3:28 am

One of my favourite moments of viewing in this strange and dark year was the outgoing director-general of the BBC, Tony…

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Macron isn’t Islamophobic

28 October 2020 3:17 am

Sometimes a story does not receive the attention you think it should. Sometimes the news is too familiar or too…

Prince Harry needs to stop lecturing us

28 October 2020 1:20 am

Prince Harry has seen the light. His awokening is complete. Earlier this week, in a video chat hosted by GQ…

Why is Macron so determined to infuriate the rest of the world?

27 October 2020 8:03 pm

In the course of his three-and-a-half year presidency, Emmanuel Macron must have the record for the most number of international…

The trans debate could cost this Cambridge porter his job

27 October 2020 7:28 pm

This is a story about a man called Kevin Price, who was until last week a councillor and who is,…

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The Disneyfication of the moral universe

27 October 2020 8:29 am

‘I’m sitting here struggling for words and my friend nailed it: “She was our Princess Leia.”’ With those words, Dr…

Macron's clash with Islam and the hypocrisy of the French boycott

27 October 2020 3:59 am

Emmanuel Macron’s staunch defence of the right to publish caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad proved popular in France. But now the…

Will Spain’s nation of rogues comply with the curfew?

27 October 2020 3:27 am

A few years ago, when I was in the queue to catch a plane, a Spanish lady caught me watching…

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Joe Biden’s endless wars

27 October 2020 2:04 am

In just over a week, the Empire hopes to strike back. Joe Biden personifies the foreign policy of endless war…

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The Trump campaign is doomed

27 October 2020 12:51 am

Freddy Gray is optimistic about President Trump’s political prospects. The polls showing that Trump is headed for the ropes are…

Covid or no Covid, social distancing could be here to stay

26 October 2020 11:38 pm

Throughout this year, the biggest worry for healthcare planners has been what happens if a second wave of Covid-19 coincides…