Barack Obama

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

Politicians should remember what lack of sleep can do to us.

Does Sean Spicer have the biggest tale to tell?

A vanity not evident in his years on the fringe has become visible.

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.

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

ISIS is failing and will soon be driven out of its heartlands. But those who wish to fight on will form new groups and pose new danger

The global titans and statesmen of yesteryear have gone. And we may never see their like again

The internet has long been a political battleground, but one corner of the web is home to a particularly dirty kind of warfare.

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

We sort the chaff from the chaff to bring you another 10 of the worst leavers of the week

Not everyone who voted leave is a racist or a xenophobe but the campaign and its aftermath has attracted some dubious supporters

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

From brown shoes to foreign lorry drivers, computers to oral sex, the list is as varied as it is perplexing

Britain isn’t in the last chance saloon yet There’s still an outside chance of avoiding Brexit altogether.

There’s danger in getting too close to Donald Trump. As Theresa May heads to the White House she needs to keep her distance

We shouldn’t be surprised about the sudden emergence of populism. Illiberalism has deep roots. And we’ve allowed it to grow

Donald Trump, like Barack Obama before him, is an actor and Meryl Streep played the role of the critic. Playwright Bonnie Greer on an unfolding American drama

In the age of cyber-hacking and fake news, main stream media must fight back against the post truth dark side

2016 will go down as a year of political shocks, the horror of Aleppo and England’s Euro 2016 football failure, but there were a few glimpses of hope. Month-by-month we look back on an eventful year

The catastrophe unfolding in Aleppo shows Europe, and Britain in particular, of the need to remain a powerful player on the global stage

You asked and he answered – the former Prime Minister talks Brexit, Labour, Trump, Iraq and world politics

With Brexit, and the election of president Trump, UK-US relations are set to enter a new era - for Britain it will be one of impotence and desperation

The rejection of expertise, the rejection of facts, embrace of sweeping, ill-informed opinions - welcome to the age of the oaf

Vile, boring, ludicrous and very predictable: Steve Anglesey reviews the inside story of Ukip & the chaotic Leave.EU campaign

Trump’s victory will bring the end of Anglo domination and hand global leadership to China, says Michael White

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