Portrait of the Week: Farage returns, Abbott reselected and Trump guilty

8 June 2024 9:00 am

Home Nigel Farage took over leadership of the Reform party from Richard Tice and is standing for parliament in Clacton.…

My summer of love with God’s gift

1 June 2024 9:00 am

Studying in Russia in 1994, Viv Groskop falls in love with a Ukrainian rock guitarist named Bogdan Bogdanovich and accompanies him on a visit home

Biden partially lifts ban on strikes within Russia

1 June 2024 12:45 am

David Cameron publicly said it was up to Ukraine to decide whether to use British weapons to strike targets on…

In Kharkiv, culture is a form of defence

25 May 2024 9:00 am

Kharkiv It was a strange feeling to walk alone through eerie corridors in the basement of the Kharkiv Opera Theatre…

Letters: the admirable strength of Ukrainians

27 April 2024 9:00 am

The bravery of Ukraine Sir: Few articles could resonate as strongly as that of Svitlana Morenets (‘Scrambled logic’, 20 April).…

The cost of European peace

27 April 2024 9:00 am

After six months of delay, the US Senate has finally passed a $60 billion foreign-aid package which will send urgently…

Why does the West protect Israel but not Ukraine?

20 April 2024 9:00 am

When Israel and its allies shot down hundreds of Iranian drones and missiles, they demonstrated what an effective air defence…

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…

Can David Cameron charm the Americans?

9 April 2024 11:31 pm

David Cameron is stateside today as the Foreign Secretary tries to muster up support for the US to send aid…

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…

How Ukraine plans to revive its birth rate

30 March 2024 9:00 am

In my village in Ukraine, there aren’t many families left intact. The funerals of those who have been killed in…

The fresh, forceful voice of Frantz Fanon

9 March 2024 9:00 am

The Marxist from Martinique became a rallying figure for anti-colonial movements across the world. But might he have revised his violent message had he lived longer?

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…

Must we live in perpetual fear of being named and shamed?

6 January 2024 9:00 am

Current wars, Brexit and Trumpism have sucked us into a vortex of outrage and disgrace, says David Keen – while advertisers make us feel guilty for being too fat or just poor

The US Senate is playing into Putin’s hands

10 December 2023 12:00 am

The news this week that Republicans in the US Senate had voted together to block a supplemental funding bill that…

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…

Has VR finally come of age?

14 October 2023 9:00 am

VR ‘immersion’ is everywhere in London this autumn, but is it of any value? Stuart Jeffries takes the plunge