Italy

The PM is gambling on an appeal to Labour but she could still get her cards from the Tories

Richard Luck champions the greatest explorer of the modern age – Reinhold Messner –​ and explores the tragedy which has helped drive him in his achievements

It is home to the world’s tallest people and boasts 200 recorded spellings, but Leeuwarden’s real claim to fame is its artistic outlook. CLAUDIA PRITCHARD reports on a city which has taken the Capital of Culture title, and given it a twist

Accepting the misdeeds of their past can be difficult for any country. Now, a provocative new book is asking Italians some hard questions about their countrymen’s role in the Holocaust. BENJAMIN IVRY reports

Why does the UK lack the sort of vibrant sports press seen on the rest of the continent? Roger DomeneghettI ​explores a conundrum.

Anti-Western philosopher Aleksandr Dugin is said to hold sway over Vladimir Putin. But it is not just the Russian president who is in thrall to him. PAUL KNOTT reports

ANDREW ADONIS on our Brexit sovereignty in action, and our moral withdrawal from Europe.

Nigel Farage was left rattled in a televised debate as he was forced to admit that the Brexit vote was a political move that had little to do with economics.

Michael White explains why the collapse of the ERG blueprint joins Boris as twin embarrassments of the week.

CHARLIE CONNELLY ​on a long-forgotten work which captured the thrill of exploring Europe, while also creating a proto-Brexiteer for whom travel is hardly worth the bother

Labour leader flounders as zealots keep of agenda on left and right

Logic- and despots - might favour other systems, but, as Peter Trudgill explains, traditional units of measurements still endure.

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.

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

It is so easy to take the European Union for granted, or obsess about its faults, says SONY KAPOOR. But to understand its true value you need only look at how other global tensions remain unresolved

Steve Bannon has been alarming Europe with his plans for a new populist force. But there’s no need to worry, says former UKIP official GAWAIN TOWLER, who knows a thing or two about upsetting liberals

Billionaire business tycoon and Brexit basher Richard Branson has called leaving the EU a “tremendous mistake” which is “already affecting the lives of my countrymen”.

PETER TRUDGILL divides up the continent according to word different languages use to describe the smelly stuff

Don’t let the Brexit vandals take control of our politics, writes Yasmin Alibhai-Brown.

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

Two years on from the referendum, the public call for a People’s Vote vote is clear.

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.

Europeans must rekindle post-war values to combat the hostile treatment of migrants, argues YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN.

With blatant lies being told about the financial cost of leaving the EU, Angela Jameson singles out someone not afraid to tell it like it is

Michael White on another fudge which sees Theresa May survive but Brexit’s judgement day is approaching

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.

It was striking to note the portents of doom heralded by various sections of the media around the issue of the so-called constitutional crisis besetting Italy. This was, as they saw it, yet another nail in the EU’s coffin post-Brexit.

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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