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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?

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?

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

Poor Brigitte Macron – the force behind the great hope of the centre Emmanuel since... well, since he was quite young.

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

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.

Trade secretary Liam Fox has played down claims importing foods under a new UK-US trade deal could mean a loosening of food standards post-Brexit.

Plot gossip: Leaky lips in the Tory party and a look at the world beyond Brexit sniping

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.

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.

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.

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

Mired in their own troubles, both Britain and the US have abandoned their duty to stand up to Russia

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

Donald Trump’s controversial visit to the UK appears to have been booted firmly to the long grass.

Russia’s dangerous ruler has created a country that is a more unpredictable adversary than the Soviet Union ever was.

Is Donald Trump’s misfiring presidency spiralling towards impeachment? We delve in to the chaos engulfing Washington

Why May, Corbyn and Junker are the villains who will ensure we all lose.

We pick out the worst Leavers of a week in which people came together and united behind the opportunities which lie ahead. Probably.

One of France’s most powerful political figures wasn’t on the ballot paper – he was more than 1,500 miles away, at home in the Kremlin

There are plenty of ways to change the world, and sometimes the simplest ideas are the best

A fixation with the demand that NATO members spend 2% of their GDP on defence obscures a wider issue for the Alliance

A former MI6 chief has called the allegations of contact between Trump’s team and Moscow “unprecedented”

Triggered or not, Article 50 makes no difference to our fight

Trump could have us in the palm of his hand - and that’s a bad place to be

Regardless of the damage it may wreak, the progress of Brexit is, at least, orderly. As for Trump and the US, the only certainty is volatility

As he prepares to head off for talks with Moscow, the Russians easily have the measure of Boris Johnson

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