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Michael White on the Brexit magic carpet ride with an unknown destination.

Barnaby Towns slays another unicorn – the enduring myth of a Canada-style deal

Our growing acceptance of deceit in public life will have disastrous consequences for us all, warns GAVIN ESLER.

Former Conservative party adviser BARNABY TOWNS says that the Brexiteers’ free trade fantasy and ideology belongs back in the Victorian age.

At the end of a momentous year, JOHN KAMPFNER surveys the febrile European political scene and finds embattled leaders, emboldened populists and a looming election in which everything could be up for grabs.

The polls may show his ratings are holding steady, but Trump is losing control of events and his own destiny, says ALBERT SCARDINO.

A new exhibition shows why the works of Anni Albers rank alongside the output of the greatest abstract expressionists. Claudia Pritchard reports

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

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Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of Brexit day on March 29th. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.

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