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Previous attempts to explain the rise of Donald Trump have come up with a familiar narrative. But, says ALEXIS PAPAZOGLOU, there is another way to understand it

Tony Blair is Brexit’s most eloquent critic, but does his controversial legacy prevent him making a full impact? ANTHONY CLAVANE went to his former constituency – a Leave stronghold – to find out

So, will the Big Bad Wolff blow the Trump White House down?

Former Fleet Street editor Peter Preston has died, aged 79. MICHAEL WHITE pays tribute to an ex-colleague and pro-European ‘ultra’

Trump’s fortunes are not looking so rosy, says PAUL CONNEW.

BONNIE GREER says we are not on board for the anti-immigration; nativist; and economic protectionism of the culture wars known as MAGA and Brexit.

The war on drugs is no longer just going after the usual suspects. ANDREW PURCELL reports on the opioid crisis gripping the States and the role played by the pharmaceutical industry.

In dangerous times, the Labour leader needs to work harder or give way, argues MICHAEL WHITE.

As Trump scraps tax reform and Alabama shocks the world PAUL CONNEW looks at the two sides of a nation divided.

Famous for ‘not doing God’, ALASTAIR CAMPBELL interviews the Archbishop of Canterbury.

I love it when Boris Johnson talks dirty in order to get some attention.

What is the likelihood, asks PAUL CONNEW, of the findings of the Mueller probe ever coming to light?

As Hull relinquishes its title as the UK’s City of Culture, ANTHONY CLAVANE​ visits and finds a Brexit heartland ​looking to the future – with trepidation.

How POTUS might be plunging America into disaster via social media

Judge Roy Moore, a 70-year-old, far-right GOP Senate candidate, has been accused of a string of historical sexual assaults and sexual harassment offences, including one involving a 14-year-old girl.

Slowly but surely the threads are emerging. Russia not only interfered directly in the election of Donald Trump. But also in our referendum.

A legitimisation of radical right-wing ideology is taking place around the world. The world was shocked by the events in Charlottesville, America, and by Donald Trump’s failure to condemn racist violence.

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?

There is a rare chance of peace in Syria. But, Hamish De Bretton-Gordon writes, Brexit is getting in the way of the UK and the EU playing the role we should.

Our culture correspondent on an author reaping the rewards of authentic language, gripping life stories and taking inspiration from a murderous poodle.

Philosopher, February 3, 1909 - August 24, 1943

It was the year the music business finally got to grips with new technology, Tony Blair quit and Amy Winehouse’s troubles became painfully clear. SOPHIA DEBOICK looks back at a pivotal 12 months

Steve Bannon’s sacking has been cheered by many who saw him at an alt-right puppet master. But could he been even more dangerous outside the White House?

Stephen Sondheim, more than any other contemporary composer, is credited with raising the musical to new levels of complexity and sophistication.

Which are the best comedy shows to see at Edinburgh Fringe?

On the ground in a divided United States of America past battle lines are being redrawn.

If you locked Fox and Hammond in a room which of the two would you expect to emerge as the other one’s pigskin bag?

Steve Anglesey picks out the worst Brexiteers of the week

For three decades of the last century, Jacques Cousteau was without doubt one of the best-known Frenchmen in the world.

Fashion can be considered frivolous and in some ways it is.

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