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As ambitions go, Lee Humphries’ is an unusual, if lofty, one – to ascend the highest points of 100 different countries. As he crests the halfway mark in his quest, he explains all to Julian Shea.

As I think I’ve mentioned before, my wife Clara (who is in the process of becoming my ex-wife although we remain best of friends – a neat trick if you can pull it off and thus far we seem to be doing OK) grew up in Berlin both before and after the reunification of Germany.

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

‘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?

The haunting image of a ruined city is nothing new. Here we examine the horrors of urban warfare from Stalingrad to Mosul

Both will be as bad as the other.

Amid a growing sense that Brexit is doomed Sir Vince Cable told the Andrew Marr Show: “The problems are so enormous, the divisions within the two major parties are enormous.

We pick out the most wrong and unstable Leavers of the week

We pick the most wrong and unstable Leavers from the week in Brexit

As a young airman, Harry Leslie Smith saw first hand the need for co-operation in Europe, a lesson he thinks later generations have lost

Piers Morgan and Milo Yiannopoulos share more than a love of attention: Society needs provocateurs, but it also needs us to see them for what they are

Romanticism always outshines stoicism, but the cavaliers left a terrible mess behind, says Michael White

Elements of populist and post-truth politics that stir uncomfortable memories of British fascist leader Oswald Mosley

Confused by another week in Brexit? We round up the losers and the losers (because there are no winners) of another crazy seven days on Planet Brexit

Donald Trump is a game-changer, but using The Queen as a bargaining chip to secure Britain gets thrown a few post-Brexit scraps is insulting

Neither side is all right, nor all wrong. That includes Donald Trump

While the US press showed restraint and balance in its reporting of Theresa May’s encounter with Donald Trump, Fleet Street’s Brexit backers betrayed their – and her – growing desperation, with their fawning coverage

From baffling cameo film roles and WWE wrestling fame to hair styling tips, we pick 48 things you never knew about the Donald

Former leader of the 1968 student protests. Daniel Cohn-Bendit explains what links those protests to Brexit and Trump, where the EU has failed and the simple way it can succeed

English has been quietly conquering the German language since the end of the Second World War, with sometimes baffling consequences

‘Elite’ has become the ultimate political insult, but just look who is throwing it around. Is real scrutiny of the powerful being lost in the noise?

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

As global events take a sinister turn, Tobias Stone explores the perilous historical parallels. His chilling analysis has clearly resonated, but will the warning by heeded in time?

The “post-truth” era is upon us and we must fight to stop it becoming the norm, argues Bonnie Greer

No one wears their poppy with more pride that I do. But in the row over whether international footballers should wear them, Fifa are right. And the hot air the issue has prompted tells you everything about what is wrong with Britain today

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