Michelle Obama

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Seven candidates who could save the Democrats in 2020

29 October 2019 1:51 am

Has there ever been a more cack-handed, sloppy bunch of goons than these Democratic candidates? Ancient Joe Biden looks like…

Michelle Obama during the 2008 Democrat primaries. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Is Michelle Obama a secret Archers fan?

24 November 2018 9:00 am

I wonder what Michelle Obama, the former First Lady who remade that role in her own image, would make of…

Beyond the pale

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Setting off to spend a year teaching English in Zhejiang province in south-eastern China, I expected plenty of surprises. But…

Valérie Trierweiler’s notebook: Christmas as a singleton

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Christmas will be a very warm occasion for me. I’ll be spending it with the Massonneaus — my family —…