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Forty years ago this month, Jean Monnet, arguably the EU's most important 'founding father,' died aged 90 at home in Houjarray, 43 miles west of Paris.

Former White House chief strategist and alt-right figure Steve Bannon has claimed that Nigel Farage has more influence than Theresa May with President Trump and that he considers Boris Johnson a "role model".

Paul Connew on the tragedy which is tarnishing the White House.

Bonnie Greer explains why the president's former fixer is simply a mook.

New investigations, fresh scandals emerging, Republicans considering alternative candidates, has it all gone wrong for Trump?

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

The UK government is barrelling down the Brexit motorway while ignoring the no-deal shaped brick wall in front of it, writes MICHAEL WHITE.

Twenty years since the shooting stopped in the Balkans, Denis MacShane asks if the region can yet move on from its bloody history

American reluctance to fulfil its previous international role is leaving the global stage open to dark forces, says PAUL KNOTT.

You can't discuss Richard Nixon without mentioning his downfall. But on the 50th anniversary of his inauguration, IAN WALKER considers his other legacy, as the man who fired the first shots of America's culture wars.

MICHAEL WHITE says the most likely next steps will involve an extension of Article 50.

Bonnie Greer on the administration-defining showdown awaiting Trump and Mueller in 2019

Michael White says the home secretary's overreaction to the migrant drama at Dover was too tempting for a vote-hungry politician to resist

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

After a hammering in the Commons, Theresa May's deal was dealt another blow form across the pond.

Is the president unleashing a fierce anger within us all? Bonnie Greer investigates

They be only modest, but let's take them while we can, says MICHAEL WHITE

The Trump resistance has won an important battle but the search goes on for a new Obama, says ANDREW ADONIS

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

Politics of hate will fall and the politics of hope will endure, writes MITCH BENN.

MICHAEL WHITE on a counter-factual 'what-if?' moment that could have stopped Brexit at birth.

Documentary-maker Michael Moore's new film paints a disturbing picture of the US, by looking back at a 1980s book which predicted how the country could fall victim to a form of fascism. BENJAMIN IVRY reports

BONNIE GREER on the stubborn strand of irrationality that is the bedrock of Brexit

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

Hillary Clinton says she cannot understand why the press and political establishment are "so reluctant to call out what the Russians have been doing".

Next month's mid-term elections will decide the fate of the president. And it is America's women who look like they will have the final say. PAUL CONNEW reports

The life of ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev reads like a novel. As JASON SOLOMONS reports, every amazing chapter is captured in a new documentary film.

With democracy and the rule of law on the back foot, could the region be returning to its darker days? Will Worley reports from Guatemala, one of the countries tipping towards crisis.

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

Veteran BBC journalist GAVIN ESLER delivers an excoriating blast against broadcasters, Leavers and the lies that have left the country a more divided, poorer place.

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