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The president is back on his favourite topic, and playing with fire. PAUL CONNEW reports

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

Post-Brexit Britain is pinning its hopes on a US-UK trade deal. Such a deal would open the door to the destruction of the NHS as we know it, says Youssef El-Gingihy

ROGER DOMENEGHETTI explains why the 1966 tournament established the template for televised football that still holds today, even if the replays did take a little getting used to

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.

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

Claims by Leavers that the Alpine country’s ‘invisible’ borders show how Britain can operate outside the customs union are filled with more holes than a Swiss cheese.

Elections in the Central American country could end in victory for a hard left populist seen as the polar opposite of the US leader, says PAUL KNOTT

The notorious MS-13 is one of the most brutal criminal gangs in the world. But, says STEVEN S DUDLEY, who has spent three years studying it, the group is being used to push a specific agenda by the Trump administration – and that won’t help address the real problem

Steve Anglesey names the worst Brexiteers of the week

MICHAEL WHITE on a muted reshuffle and why waiting for Corbyn is a waste of time

Amid much global gloom, PAUL KNOTT finds an area of the world which much to be confident about​.

The war on drugs is no longer just going after the usual suspects. ANDREW PURCELL reports on the opioid crisis gripping the States and the role played by the pharmaceutical industry.

Trieste, the city which has survived centuries of seductive illusions.

The rise of capitalism and individualism in the West, and even the current reforms in China, can all be explained by the rise of the potato

An idea for a movie that once upon a time no one would buy – because it was too improbable.

In era of Trump, Brexit and social media, it is harder than ever for children to avoid politics. Is that a good thing?

If next week’s G20 summit in Hamburg were a political beauty pageant, Donald Trump, the man who owned the Miss Universe franchise for 20 years, would prefer to stay at home.

The idea that we can become an exporting power house simply by leaving the customs union is yet another Brexit delusion

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

The direction that Britain and the world has turned in the last six months has been a shock to many. We can’t let this become the new norm.

There’s danger in getting too close to Donald Trump. As Theresa May heads to the White House she needs to keep her distance

The rise, fall and rise again of one of Europe’s great success stories

It was only a mumble during the debate, but it spoke volumes about what Donald Trump knew he could get away with in the current political climate: “That makes me smart,” he’d said.

Aged 13 and newly converted to vegetarianism, the discovery of The Smiths’ album Meat is Murder was genuinely revelatory for me. It kickstarted a nearly 10-year-long obsession with Morrissey, the band’s charismatic and pugnacious lead singer – an obsession that carried on well into my early-20s.

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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