Exclusive poll: majority say election can be held safely in person

19 September 2020 3:35 am

A majority of voters believe that November’s election can be conducted safely in person, according to a new poll provided…


America’s allies don’t like Trump. So what?

18 September 2020 1:11 am

So, the Pew Research Center polled more than a dozen allies and, guess what, the allies — from the UK…


Delayed football season could cost Big Ten, says Ohio AG

14 September 2020 2:38 am

Are you ready for some football? The Big Ten college football conference may be gearing up soon — according to…

What I learnt as an Oxford vaccine guinea pig

13 September 2020 4:04 pm

Was the Oxford vaccine trial paused? Mine wasn’t. I signed up for it last week, in the 55 to 69-year-old…

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Leading vs lying

12 September 2020 2:43 am

At his short Thursday news briefing, President Trump laid out the many successes that the United States has enjoyed in…

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What the hell happened to Bob Woodward?

11 September 2020 11:48 pm

Famed reporter Bob Woodward is dropping his new book about President Trump, Rage, next week. Woodward has already leaked the…


People trust the media less than Trump on COVID. Here’s why

11 September 2020 3:59 am

The national media is now less trusted than President Trump to provide accurate information and analysis about COVID-19, according to…

How Boris can get Britain back to work

5 September 2020 9:00 am

This week was built up by the Prime Minister to be the moment that would mark the return of economic…

Pilgrimage in the age of pandemic

5 September 2020 9:00 am

Pilgrimage in the age of pandemic

As New Yorkers flee, the suburbs are under siege

5 September 2020 9:00 am

As New Yorkers flee, the suburbs are under siege

Portrait of the week: Case takes over civil service, Zoom profits rocket and Ocado adopts M&S

5 September 2020 9:00 am

Home Simon Case, aged 41, the private secretary to the Duke of Cambridge 2018-20, was appointed Cabinet Secretary and Head…

The Covid trap: will society ever open up again?

5 September 2020 9:00 am

Will we ever go back to how we were?

Government jobs don’t have to be in the capital

5 September 2020 9:00 am

Home-working shows how many government jobs can be moved out of London

The problem with fast-tracking vaccines

5 September 2020 9:00 am

Fast-tracking vaccines can be disastrous – even if they work

The best leader we never had

5 September 2020 9:00 am

I spent Monday afternoon with The Wake Up Call, a new book by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge that lambasts…


The return of the Blob

5 September 2020 3:41 am

For decades, Washington think tanks were vital to a virtuous revolving door. Young policy professionals, both Democrats and Republicans, would…

Europe's 'second wave' has fizzled out

4 September 2020 10:19 pm

Has the Covid ‘second wave’ already run out of steam? On 9 July, just when Britain was reopening the hospitality…

The chilling treatment of Piers Corbyn

4 September 2020 6:34 pm

If you were looking for the archetype of a crank it would be Piers Corbyn. Rather like his long forgotten…

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Nancy Pelosi’s bad hair day

4 September 2020 12:21 pm

Does Nancy Pelosi’s unfortunate trip to a hair salon have any news value? Or is it much a hairdo about…


The problem with fast-tracking vaccines

3 September 2020 1:52 pm

You have to admit it, Operation Warp Speed is a good moniker. It’s the name for the American interagency program,…

What is behind the increase of non-Covid related deaths?

2 September 2020 9:38 pm

The latest data on weekly deaths in England and Wales, published today by the Office of National Statistics, show what…

The real test for Starmer will come post-Covid

2 September 2020 12:44 am

Labour is gearing up for its first big Commons clash since returning from recess this afternoon, with shadow education secretary…


The China election

1 September 2020 4:19 am

Bill Clinton, in a speech heralding China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2000, remarked that ‘by joining the WTO,…


After Trump, the reckoning

1 September 2020 1:28 am

As voters prepare to pass judgment on Donald Trump’s presidency in November, they might want to entertain a few counterfactuals.…

Germany’s far-right and the rise of the anti-corona protests

31 August 2020 8:37 pm

Germany has been in uproar over the events that unfolded this Saturday, when 38,000 protesters gathered in Berlin and clashed…