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The Danes are, in many ways, as eurosceptic as the Brits. But they have found a way to express their independence within the EU. MARK REID reports

Without the ghosts of the Iraq War haunting France, the country is taking a muscular approach with its military campaign in North Africa. But will it work? PAUL KNOTT reports

Tim Walker gives five stars to this heartfelt cry for tolerance.

They be only modest, but let’s take them while we can, says MICHAEL WHITE

In the most unlikely place, PATRICK SAWER finds a poignant family link to Italy’s fascist past and a reminder that this dark chapter of the country’s history is not yet closed.

Theresa May’s ‘Dancing Queen’ routine ahead of her big speech went viral. But does it mean she’s finally won over the youth of today? No, argues CHEVAN ILANGARANTE, but scrapping Brexit would be a start.

The indomitable singer remains an inspiration as her songs remain anthemic

Research conducted among diplomats reveals an alarming decline in British influence, says JESS GIFKINS.

Prime minister Theresa May used her crucial conference speech to make a last ditch attempt to resurrect her hated Chequers proposal.

Theresa May claims that a ‘second’ referendum on Brexit would be “a gross betrayal” of our democracy. Precisely the opposite is true.

Very few people know Theresa May well. But you don’t need to know her well to see the agony going on inside.

Michael White on how Brexit realist Philip Hammond lit Fleet Street’s blue touchpaper.

After Nick Cohen’s recent stunning essay criticising the BBC’s coverage, the Corporation’s former communications chief ED WILLIAMS leads the case for defence.

The English Renaissance took music into new directions and saw that emergence of a tune which still echoes down the ages. Sophia Deboick reports.

Southern soul may have lost its lustre in the States but it has found a home in northern Italy. GARTH CARTWRIGHT reports.

If Pyongyang is to emerge from the cold, it will be because it has revolutionised its railways. says HUSSEIN DIA

In an era of heightening global tensions, Martin Plaut finds an encouraging instance of two rivals burying the hatchet. He gives the inside story of an apparent instance of quickfire diplomacy

Michael White takes a look at the chaos derailing the government and the less than helpful visit of Donald Trump.

In a flawed bid to prevent migrants arriving in Europe, the Sahara is being sealed off to travellers - no matter what the consequences. JULIEN BRACHET reports:

MICHAEL WHITE on more own goals from the Foreign Secretary as he dodges Heathrow vote and patronises the public.

The World Cup has never lived up to its lofty ideals, says GLENN MOORE, as he recounts a history of corruption, match-fixing, boycotts and giving succour to dictatorships.

There is plenty of gloom about the global growth of authoritarianism. But, as Natasha Ezrow argues, it is not all good news for despots

I once wrote for Bill Cosby, but turned down a chance to do more.

Despite all the Brexiteer talk of a looming era of ‘Global Britain’, the UK is becoming less important to African countries.

“Deal or no deal? It appears that Theresa May’s big idea is not to have one”: writes Michael White.

MICHAEL WHITE on gathering storms for vunerable May while Corbyn catches the mood

Following Rex Tillerson’s sacking, PAUL CONNEW reflects on the president’s diversion tactics.

So much about Italy’s imminent election seems wearily familiar, but there are also sinister echoes of the country’s more distant past.

The TV historian talks about a missed opportunity and what you can and cannot learn from the past.

Almost three decades on from the end of apartheid, will South Africa finally get the transformative leader it so desperately needs? Paul Knott reports.

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