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The British economy can succeed. But it needs less wishful thinking and a more hard-headed assessment of the facts

Just because Donald Trump doesn’t care about it, doesn’t mean climate change isn’t already having an impact in the US.

The fight against the menace of modern day piracy must start on the land, not the sea

Spiritual leader of the Leavers; cult figure on social media; future prime minister?

Really Theresa May? Consensus? With the “saboteurs”, the “enemies of the people”?

Forget the social media whirlwinds around media bias, impartiality is overrated

It’s becoming clear what the British people want from Brexit. But they are not being given the option, says former PM Tony Blair

A new Big Lie is currently entering the Big Lie lexicon. It is that 51.9% having voted Leave last June 23 – National Self-Harm Day – the number has now risen to over 80%.

Cock ups, chaos and calamity – Brexit is a shitstorm like no other. We pick over the carcass of another rotting week of Brexit madness

Prime Minister Theresa May has become a much diminished figure on the world stage

The shadows of impeachment hanging over the White House have darkened massively… thanks to the New York Times which might yet end up emulating the Washington Post in bringing down a disgraced president.

An ice cold San Miguel on a Spanish beach, or a glass of a Bordeaux in a Paris restaurant might seem like the ultimate in European drinks, but these ten classics are underrated examples of the continent’s cocktails, cordials and concentrates.

From strong and stable to weak and feeble – a year of failure and fiasco in May’s Number 10

Shortly after the outbreak of WW2, a polemic was published identifying the “guilty men” who had led Britain to such a moment of weakness and peril. Now, following Brexit, a new version has been released.

The A of austerity, plus the B of Brexit may be heading to the C of a crashing economy, but there is still time to change things.

Everyone is buying Europe just when Britain is selling

A victim of bad timing and Nazi disapproval meant the curiously-titled Schlump vanished into obscurity. But it has been recently re-evaluated and its anonymous author unmasked.

There is anger in the UK’s aerospace industry at the government’s dereliction of duty over such a thriving sector

The Daily Express and Daily Mail battled hard to prise Britain from the EU - a year on they are still fighting

If next week’s G20 summit in Hamburg were a political beauty pageant, Donald Trump, the man who owned the Miss Universe franchise for 20 years, would prefer to stay at home.

When American rock met European art - a bizarre chapter in rock history to which countless other acts, from David Bowie onwards, owe a debt of gratitude.

Trump is the person with no credentials who talks back to the PhDs, and the big journalists, and the pollsters who just don’t get it. He’s Mr Tell-It-Like-It-Is.

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

The Brexit vote has divided us in a new way between the Optimists and the Pessimists. Just to complicate things, both tendencies exist in both Remain and Leave.

Trump is invited to Paris, investor confidence grows in Greece and cladding concerns in Germany

The idea that we can become an exporting power house simply by leaving the customs union is yet another Brexit delusion

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

There are growing signs that Trump’s unpredictable Syrian policy stance is the subject of a fierce power struggle in his administration

Communities must not become havens for the international super-rich who pay next to no tax

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