Donald Trump

Another election boost for Trump

8 June 2024 9:00 am

Last Thursday evening a companionable London dinner party was just wrapping up when our hostess returned to the table brandishing…

How would Athenians have dealt with Donald Trump?

8 June 2024 9:00 am

Has Humpty-Trumpty had a great fall, or a great bounce? That will depend on what the Great American Public thinks…

Why won’t Rishi honour our £1,000 bet?

1 June 2024 9:00 am

When I interviewed Rishi Sunak in February, I told him I thought his Rwanda plan for ‘stopping the boats’ was…

Veep show: who will Trump pick for his running mate?

18 May 2024 9:00 am

We are in the fifth week of Donald Trump’s ‘hush money’ trial and the real scandal is that it’s all…

How to bottle Britishness

11 May 2024 9:00 am

The US crackdown on trade finance for Russia from international banks – designed to impede imports needed for the continuing…

Trump’s trial has nothing to do with Stormy Daniels

8 May 2024 8:44 pm

Why did Stormy Daniels testify in court yesterday about her allegedly sexual encounter with Donald Trump? Anybody who has followed…

Trump has stolen a march on Biden

20 April 2024 9:00 am

The Democrats dare to hope that this week will be a study in contrasts. On their side stands President Joe…

There are three sides to every story

13 April 2024 9:00 am

The psychologist Daniel Kahneman, who died last month aged 90, was perhaps most famous for his dictum that: ‘Nothing in…

Is Cameron upstaging Sunak?

13 April 2024 9:00 am

The logic behind Rishi Sunak’s decision to make David Cameron foreign secretary was that he would be a ‘big beast’…

Fast and furious: America Fantastica, by Tim O’Brien, reviewed

9 December 2023 9:00 am

As the avalanche of lies issuing from the White House morphs into the pandemic, Covid becomes in an engine of justice in this rollicking satire on Trumpworld

Emergency on Planet Biden

30 September 2023 9:00 am

‘If aliens attacked Earth, do you think we would be safer under Joe Biden or Donald Trump?’ That’s a question…

Portrait of the week

26 August 2023 9:00 am

Trumpvision: He’s making America watch again

26 August 2023 9:00 am

Trump no longer needs the TV networks

Why everyone thinks they could be President

26 August 2023 9:00 am

Who is Perry Johnson? It is a question not many American voters can answer. He has a grand total of…

Portrait of the Week

12 August 2023 9:00 am

Is there any defence against the tidal wave of online disinformation?

12 August 2023 9:00 am

Grotesque conspiracy theories merge and snowball, with serious global consequences. James Ball proposes a Digital Health System to counter the ‘pathogens’

Trump’s indictment and the trouble with the law

5 August 2023 9:00 am

The latest charges against Donald Trump will do nothing to deter his many supporters within the Republican party. On the…

Portrait of the Week

5 August 2023 9:00 am

What’s gone wrong for Ron DeSantis?

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Where did it all go wrong for Ron?


15 July 2023 9:00 am

Mx Universe A transgender woman was named ‘Miss Netherlands’, and will now compete in the Miss Universe contest. British TV…

What, if anything, have dictators over the centuries had in common?

15 July 2023 9:00 am

Simon Kuper finds little to connect the strongmen of the past and present apart from their contempt for their own supporters

Zelensky was right to feel cheated by Nato

15 July 2023 3:20 am

Gitanas Nauseda stood outside his palace and checked his watch. The Lithuanian President’s guests – the leaders of the other…

Is Gary Neville following in the footsteps of Thatcher – or Trump?

1 July 2023 8:53 pm

A video loop on the homepage of Gary Neville’s new website shows the ex-Man Utd captain turned businessman, broadcaster and…