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

Donald Trump’s attacks on CNN and NBC alongside the protests surrounding Stephen Yaxley-Lennon are warning signs for a renewal of fascism, writes Alastair Campbell.

Theresa May faces a make-or-break period as she battles to keep her premiership on track until Parliament’s summer recess.

Brexit is the product of the dysfunctional relationship between Theresa May and Boris Johnson, says JANE MERRICK. Even after Johnson’s resignation, that will remain the case.

MICK O’HARE tells the story of a revolt that figures as no more than a footnote in the wider history of the Second World War. but arguuably led to the creation of a nation 50 years later.

YASMIN ALBHAI-BROWN challenges Tim Martin, boss of the Wetherspoon chain of pubs who still carries on barking and nipping at our EU neighbours.

Independence Day this week only served as a grim reminder that in 2018 America has an unprecedented president who considers himself independent of all the norms of domestic and international behaviour, writes PAUL CONNEW

In a provocative article, former UKIP official GAWAIN TOWLER describes the significant shift which has taken place in Brussels, as the EU blinks first over immigration.

RICHARD LUCK on a forgotten chapter in tennis history and the man who became the unexpected beneficiary of the Grand Slam glory at SW19.

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

The matches themselves might be bearable, but everything else surrounding England’s World Cup bid is a bore, says an unenthused CAROLINE CRIADO PEREZ.

Boris Johnson is hellbent on being prime minister, argues ANDREW ADONIS, but his career has been built on cowardice.

Bavarian resident IAN WALKER on how the normally serene state is squaring up to Merkel

The crisis in British politics is the result of an obsession with leaders trying to invoke an imaginary ‘people’, says ZOE WILLIAMS. It is high time they gave up

With only nine months left before our EU exit, we have no coherent government proposal for Brexit which even meets Theresa May’s own commitments.

We cannot abandon our continent and responsibility for its defence and properity says ANDREW ADONIS

In the second part of an exclusive serialisation of his book How Britain Really Works broadcaster and journalist STIG ABELL focuses on the NHS.

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.

As the World Cup gets underway, IAN WALKER asks why Russia, a country responsible for such great art, has produced such terrible leaders.

The failure of the European cause in Britain has many fathers, says PETER MILLAR, including some who might seem to be among ‘the good guys’.

MICHAEL WHITE is on the hunt for solutions as Europe prepares for its showdown summit.

This week in James Ball’s Deconstructed feature, we look under the bonnet of zero hours contracts; whether they are just a by-product of a changing economy, or whether they’ve been created this way.

Anti-mafia crusader Giovanni Falcone showed exactly how to wage war against organised crime, but, says his former colleague AUBREY JONES, it seems like we need to learn the lessons again.

From the actors, to the locations and the inspiration, Europe has always been at the heart of Star Wars, says JAMES OLIVER... even the Nazis.

George Walden reviews recent books on Brexit and finds himself asking who can truly consider themselves patriots.

Britain’s departure from the EU has sparked enough anger at home. But, as Alastair Campbell writes, Brexit is giving our foreign friends sleepless nights as well.

With Trump backing out of the Iran nuclear deal this month, James Ball questions whether the EU alone has the power to keep the policy together.

RICHARD LUCK ponders one of the great modern conspiracy theories

With the UK entry in Lisbon this weekend unlikely to go with a boom-bang-a-bang, Roy Delaney investigates the reasons behind Britain’s malaise and wonders whether the country can transform its fortunes

Recalling the Paris riots of May 1968, when France’s fate hung in the balance

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ANTI-BREXIT EVENTS

Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.

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