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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.

A new theatre production telling the story of the arrest and imprisonment of feminist collective Pussy Riot shows why they are more relevant now than ever.

The dispute was an ominous warning of problems for our time over where ultimate power lies in the US

Manufactured nostalgia always has a political end. Its aim is to create new foot soldiers for The New Vision.

Safe choices and repetition have put lampooning comedy on its knees

Trump, with his appetite for diversionary tactics, could see a pre-emptive strike against North Korea as the ultimate diversion from his domestic problems

How Britain’s farms are being sold out as real consequences of Brexit come home to roost

An idea for a movie that once upon a time no one would buy – because it was too improbable.

When the political season resumes with the party conferences, we had better have got our act together. All of us. Or else this thing is happening

Lies, damn lies and Brexit: How fabrication – whatever the consequences – has become a viable political weapon and what the fallout might be

Five books of remarkable journeys by remarkable people.

Did you spot the Canadian angle on the British government’s latest Cunning Plan, the one intended to make good Theresa May’s pledge to leave the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice on Brexit Day without doing serious “no deal” harm to the economy?

The US is stumbling towards an autocracy, as it emerges Donald Trump is exploring ways to pardon himself even before any accusations have been made.

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has insisted that no options for Brexit should be off the table in the latest sign of Labour splits on the issue.

‘The Will Of The People ... Once upon a time, I would have thought the phrase absurdly un-British’

The New European has finally decided to publish one of persistent Brexiteer Robert Miller’s letters. But was it worth the wait?

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