There’s precious little in the news other than Brexit, but not much in the overall situation is actually changing.
Our growing acceptance of deceit in public life will have disastrous consequences for us all, warns GAVIN ESLER.
Few British politicians played a bigger role in the recent history of the Balkans than Lord Ashdown. Following his death in December, his friend DENIS MacSHANE pays tribute
American reluctance to fulfil its previous international role is leaving the global stage open to dark forces, says PAUL KNOTT.
The Corporation is facing one of the most severe tests in its history, says John Kampfner. And in vital areas it is failing it is not meeting the challenge.
As other avenues are closed off to them, JOE WALLEN meets the desperate migrants in northern France willing to risk the perils of a Channel crossing in small craft.
X Factor’s advent was shortly to end the traditional fight for the festive top slot. But it went out with a bang in 2003, says SOPHIA DEBOICK.
Has my criticism of the BBC’s coverage of Brexit led to my “famine” of TV and radio appearances, asks ALASTAIR CAMPBELL?
Remain isn’t serious unless it is led by people who can claim to govern the country successfully. ANDREW ADONIS has identified the person he wants to lead.
Theresa May has tried to convince us all she is just like batsman Geoffrey Boycott, but - as MICHAEL WHITE explains - on Tuesday her side lost three wickets.
Brexit is only one chapter in the story of Britain’s retreat from influence, says JOHN KAMPFNER. We now face a marathon journey back to our rightful place
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
The Russian ruler’s strategy is short-termist, simple and successful, says John Kampfner. But it is ultimately hollow
They be only modest, but let’s take them while we can, says MICHAEL WHITE
A recent New European article suggested the sudden downfall of the Iranian regime could create more problems than it solves. Former MEP Struan Stevenson disagrees.
Britain’s declining influence has put global security in peril. And it is entirely self-inflicted, says James P. Rubin, a former aide to Bill Clinton
It might be tempting to revel in the tribulations of Tehran’s unpleasant rulers. But, it’s worth being careful what you wish for.
Leading French journalist Marion Van Renterghem meets Tony Blair, one of Remain’s Don Quixotes suddenly realising their task might not be as futile as it first seemed.
Amid all the noise of Brexit one public institution has remained curiously quiet - the Church of England
A former Fleet Street editor explains how the national press has abandoned its duty to inform in favour of printing propaganda
Adrian Burnham on a new exhibition which encourages us to see hard currency from a different perspective.
Veteran BBC journalist Gavin Esler on the salesmen trying to convince us to trust them with the UK’s future
Following the death of John McCain mainstream media has been flooded with tributes to America’s war hero. But further into the blogosphere, Senator McCain’s death is proving just as divisive as he was, writes Mitch Benn
The clamour for Boris Johnson to say sorry continues to grow. But, MIC WRIGHT asks, ‘what is the point of the political apology?’
Does Tony Blair help the cause to remain in the European Union - or does he hinder it?
MICHAEL WHITE on more own goals from the Foreign Secretary as he dodges Heathrow vote and patronises the public.
Editor-at-Large ALASTAIR CAMPBELL explains why comparing the public reaction surrounding the Iraq War with Brexit simply won’t work.
Are protests in Jordan the precursor to more Arab Spring turmoil or an encouraging sign that the region might finally be moving in the right direction, asks PAUL KNOTT.
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’.
There is plenty of gloom about the global growth of authoritarianism. But, as Natasha Ezrow argues, it is not all good news for despots
Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of the meaningful vote. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.