Donald Trump

Meet the Donald Trump of ancient Athens (he won)

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Why does the Republican party loathe Donald Trump? Because Trump is the ultimate loose cannon, beholden to no one. And…

I have seen the future, and it’s a racist, filthy-mouthed teenage robot

2 April 2016 9:00 am

‘I’m a nice person,’ said the robot. ‘I just hate everybody.’ Maybe you know the feeling. The robot in question…

Yes, Donald Trump is grotesque. But I will never vote for Hillary Clinton

26 March 2016 9:00 am

And that’s why I’ll never vote for Hillary

Why the Republican elite couldn’t stop Donald Trump

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The political climate that brought about his rise is in fact a worldwide phenomenon

The gilded prisons of America’s elderly rich

12 March 2016 9:00 am

I have been driving many hundreds of miles across America, interviewing Vietnam veterans for a book. Though I have been…

Portrait of the week

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Home An official analysis by the Cabinet Office said that if Britain left the EU it would lead to a…

Flying from Donald Trump to the beautiful ruins of another empire

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Just as the presidential race in America started to get really crazy, I left for India. On the morning of…

Trade comes before trade agreements (but the ‘in’ campaign don’t think so)

5 March 2016 9:00 am

The government, or at least David Cameron’s bit of it, seems to think that trade is something that takes place…

Donald Trump's angry America

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Welcome to Trump’s America, where greed is great and viciousness beautiful

Who is more undemocratic, Putin or Brussel? I say Brussels — by far

5 March 2016 9:00 am

The rich are under attack nowadays, never more so than in America, where The Donald continues to trump his critics,…

Two big hitters leave the crease: Brendon McCullum and Hugh McIlvanney

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Two great men have just bowed out from their chosen trades and it is bloody sad. The New Zealand cricket…

Coming to terms with Trump is like an early-stage cancer diagnosis

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Don’t blame the voters – this is a monster of the GOP’s making

Portrait of the week

13 February 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, said that if Britain left the European Union, France could stop allowing British officials…

Chris Mullin’s diary: The unexpected wisdom of Donald Trump

13 February 2016 9:00 am

While browsing in Barter Books, the wonderful secondhand bookshop in Alnwick that is fast becoming a national institution, I came…

How Bernie Sanders stole Hillary Clinton’s youth vote

13 February 2016 9:00 am

They’re both very old, but Sanders won the youth vote

Portrait of the Week: David Cameron’s EU deal and the death of Terry Wogan

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, made a speech in Wiltshire about a letter from Donald Tusk, the president of…

Sorry establishment Republicans, The Donald isn’t dead yet

6 February 2016 9:00 am

If Donald Trump had won in Iowa on Monday night, everybody would still be saying what a brilliant candidate he…

The original Dolly Sisters (Photo: Getty)

Trump’s appeal can be summed up in five words

30 January 2016 9:00 am

The Dolly Sisters were off to Davos last week for the World Economic Forum: Nat Rothschild and Sebastian Taylor in…

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The centre-right is failing worldwide, so what’s David Cameron’s secret?

23 January 2016 9:00 am

There are times when Westminster’s obsession with US politics is embarrassing for even the strongest believer in the Anglo-American relationship.…

Donald Trump offers only gloom, insults and arrogance - and America loves him for it

23 January 2016 9:00 am

‘The Donald’ is winning because he is angrier than his rivals

Donald Trump is lashing out in all directions

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Trump denounces Muslims, Mexicans… and millionaires

America notebook: How Donald Trump is destroying the Republican party

16 January 2016 9:00 am

I am writing on the morning that President Obama is to deliver his last State of the Union address. You,…

2016 will be a vintage year for tech billionaires and jihadis

2 January 2016 9:00 am

This is going to be one hell of a year, hell being the operative word. It will be the year…

Compared to Trump, Hillary can't be that bad. Can she?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

A Trump vs Clinton tussle for the US presidency is now likely. She can’t be that bad . . . can she?

Whatever happened to real Christmases?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

As I strolled through the aisles in a large department store, I almost choked when I read a large display…