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It’s easy to see why Trump wants to buy Greenland

24 August 2019 9:00 am

When the news broke of Donald Trump’s interest in acquiring Greenland from the Danes for strategic, mining and perhaps golf…

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Donald Trump goes Fox hunting

20 August 2019 10:55 pm

Has Donald Trump outfoxed himself? In the past few days Trump has been lashing out at the network for publishing…

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The battle cry of the politically homeless

17 August 2019 11:48 am

Like millions of other Americans, I’m exhausted. But I’m not tired from #Resisting or tired from screaming at a MAGA…

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Trump takes New Hampshire

16 August 2019 10:32 pm

‘They say he’s not going to win re-election,’ blurted a tank top-wearing twenty-something as he scanned the crowd outside SNHU…

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Trump’s massive shadow cabinet

13 August 2019 9:11 pm

If President Trump secures re-election next fall — a prospect growing less likely by the day — it won’t be…

Nicky Haslam: How will Boris decorate No. 10?

10 August 2019 9:00 am

‘Volcanic temper… suspicious of everyone… irritability, mood swings… terror stalking the shadows… devastating collapse of Europe’s economy… rampant insecurity, unbridled…

Donald Trump isn’t to blame for America’s mass shootings

10 August 2019 9:00 am

The BBC’s flagship news and current affairs programme wasn’t in any doubt about who to blame for America’s latest bout…

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Biden’s ‘white supremacist’ answer shows why he’s leading

9 August 2019 8:38 am

‘Why are you so hooked on that?’ Joe Biden asked a reporter in Iowa Thursday. She’d asked him to label…

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Donald Trump isn’t to blame for this spate of mass shootings

8 August 2019 2:36 pm

The flagship news and current affairs program of the BBC wasn’t in any doubt about who to blame for America’s…

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Is China really the enemy?

27 July 2019 9:00 am

China is a nation with values deeply at odds with the West. The Chinese spy, steal and bully. They don’t…

How America’s Iran policy is shaped in Riyadh and Jerusalem

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Iran’s seizure of a British-owned oil tanker transiting the Persian Gulf has let loose a fresh round of media war…

Americans are watching Boris Johnson with a morbid interest

24 July 2019 3:07 am

Donald Trump didn’t take long to congratulate Boris Johnson on his victory in today’s Tory leadership race. ‘He will be…

Portrait of the week: Theresa May’s new role, England’s cricket victory and the world’s steepest street

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Home In a televised debate between the rivals for election by members of the Conservative party as their new leader…

The best response to hate speech is free speech

20 July 2019 9:00 am

There’s a broad mainstream consensus on both sides of the Atlantic: Trump’s tweet telling four hard-left minority Congresswomen to ‘go…

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The white supremacy phantom

17 July 2019 6:53 pm

Well la-dee-dah. The House votes to condemn ‘President Trump for his “racist comments” about four Democratic congresswomen of color.’ First,…

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Sir Kim Darroch failed to recognise Trump’s communicative genius

13 July 2019 9:00 am

When I last talked to Sir Kim Darroch, he was a slim young private secretary, so it was a long…

The most important decision that Boris has to make

13 July 2019 9:00 am

After being backed by a majority of Tory MPs, Boris Johnson now looks set to win over party members by…

Can Boris Johnson make Anglo-American relations great again?

13 July 2019 9:00 am

It seems a fitting end to an ill-fated premiership. As Theresa May prepares to leave No. 10, a major quarrel erupts…

Steve Bannon will be thrilled by The Brink

13 July 2019 9:00 am

The Brink is Alison Klayman’s documentary portrait of Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s former chief strategist (he shaped the ‘America First’…

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Biden and Trump converge on the middle ground

6 July 2019 3:34 am

Are both Donald Trump and Joe Biden going to run to the center? Yesterday Trump delivered a fairly anodyne speech…

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Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ is the perfect fusion of capitalism and patriotism

3 July 2019 2:53 am

The Washington, DC city council is having none of it. ‘Tanks, but no tanks’, it tweeted at Donald Trump. Trump…

Britain will soon have to pick a side in the US-Iran spat

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Crises in the Gulf and Conservative leadership elections come around with unnerving regularity. It is not unknown for both to…

Trump vs Xi: the new Cold War is hotting up

29 June 2019 9:00 am

It will be all smiles when Donald Trump meets President Xi Jinping this week in Osaka at the annual meeting…

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Marianne Williamson put a spell on me

29 June 2019 8:19 am

Of all the low-profile candidates vying for national attention in the Democratic debates this week, Marianne Williamson stood out. In…

When it comes to Trump, don’t count on the polls

22 June 2019 9:00 am

 New York The great ceremonial game of poll dancing is gearing up for its quadrennial orgy. Headlines across the fruited…