Will Biden support Ukraine’s attacks on Russia?

13 April 2024 9:00 am

This time last year, Volodymyr Zelensky was touring western capitals, calling for weapons and money to launch a decisive summer…

Macron vs Putin: this summer’s Olympic battle

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Dixmont, Yonne Last summer, Emmanuel Macron lashed out at France’s constitution because it prevents him from running for a third…

Portrait of the Week: Tory phishing, tension over Rafah and Cameron in America

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Home The review by Dr Hilary Cass of gender-identity services for people under 18 called for an end to prescribing…

Portrait of the Week: hate crimes, surprise knighthoods and flaming rickshaws

6 April 2024 9:00 am

Home The Hate Crime and Public Order Act came into effect in Scotland, making it a crime to communicate or…

The horrors of the Eastern Front

30 March 2024 9:00 am

Nick Lloyd reinforces Churchill’s sentiment that the first world war in the East was ‘one of the most frightful misfortunes to befall mankind’

Meet the Russians in Serbia who voted against Putin

18 March 2024 4:47 am

Today, Russians in Serbia are heading to the polls to cast their vote and protest against what many see as…

Russia will not attack Nato

9 March 2024 5:00 pm

There is a lot of war fever about. In January, Grant Shapps, Britain’s tiggerish defence secretary, said the UK was…

Why Latvia is expelling its Russian speakers

2 March 2024 9:00 am

Riga, Latvia At the age of 74, Inessa Novikova, who is ethnically Russian, was told she had to learn Latvian…

A free spirit: Clairmont, by Lesley McDowell, reviewed

2 March 2024 9:00 am

Even by the Villa Diodati’s standards, Claire Clairmont was unconventional, seducing Byron when she was 18, and giving birth to their child after a possible affair with Shelley

Would I die for Britain? No thanks

27 January 2024 6:52 pm

The West’s military posture has moved from ‘thick’ to ‘suicidal’. The recent speech of General Sir Patrick Sanders, the head…

Is this where world war three starts?

4 November 2023 9:00 am

  Daugavpils   You can tell quite a bit about a place by the number of national flags on display.…

Europe needs to step up on Ukraine

21 October 2023 9:00 am

Vasyl, a burly, tattooed infantry commander who lost a leg to a Russian mine on the eastern front, sits swinging…

Ukraine’s fight has been eclipsed by the ‘Other War’

21 October 2023 9:00 am

The first indication that this was a literary festival like no other came with the request to provide ‘proof of…