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As ambitions go, Lee Humphries’ is an unusual, if lofty, one – to ascend the highest points of 100 different countries. As he crests the halfway mark in his quest, he explains all to Julian Shea.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are playing a very dangerous game of nuclear poker, argues Paul Connew. But does either leader have the cards that could avoid destruction?

Everyone is buying Europe just when Britain is selling

To oppose extremism, European Muslims must speak up and be heard by those in power

The year of Brexit AKA The year you’ll want to forget

In an uncertain global landscape, the former deputy prime minister outlines reforms needed to safeguard the international order against nationalism and ‘strong man’ politics

Overshadowed by the tragedy in Syria, the Arabian Peninsular and Horn of Africa is the second front in the geo-political clash between Saudi Arabia and Iran

We pick out the most wrong and unstable Leavers of the week

With effortless charm, a rapier wit and a champagne flute in his hand Noel Coward was a quintessentially English figure. Here theatre director Matthew Townsend explores the woman behind the man, his brush with the Nazis and the impressive legacy he left

Immigration was, by most accounts, the deciding factor in the EU referendum. Warnings about the economy, promises of £350m for the health service, even bendy bananas played their part. But nothing pushed the voters’ buttons as much as the idea of more people landing on our shores.

The world’s most famous Frenchman, a racist hangover of colonialism, the anti-Peter Pan, or simply a very dapper, fun-loving elephant?

Almost 8 months on from the referendum, the anger Brexit has engendered hasn’t dissipated one bit

85% of world is joining trading blocs... as we decide to leave

The unfailing brilliance of some of Europe’s greatest ever exports: cinematic villains, and villainesses

Blair said the institute will be used to develop “a new policy agenda for the centre ground”

Thanks to Brexit, Donald Trump and the Syrian conflict these stories draw frightening parallels to our society today

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