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PATRICK SAWER looks back at an overlooked chapter in Anglo-Italian relations, when the hero of the Risorgimento caused a sensation among admiring Britons.

The author of Das Boot would have hated the new TV adaptation - but he hated most things. CHARLIE CONNELLY on the troubled mind which could never escape the terror of war beneath the waves.

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

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.

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

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

From the Civil War to the civil rights movement, US politics has a long history of hatred, anger and violence. As a deeply divided America goes to the polls amid heightened tensions, Pulitzer prize-winning writer ALBERT SCARDINO, asks what can bridge the country’s great schism?

From his treatment of dancers to his testimony during the McCarthyite witch-hunt, choreographer Jerome Robbins still has much to answer for, Yet there is also still much to celebrate.

Writer, comedian and musician MITCH BENN issues a rallying call for readers to join the People’s Vote March in London.

After Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt’s arrival at the Foreign Office suggested Britain’s diplomatic standing might improve a little. But his comments to the Conservative Party conference have put paid to that, says DENIS MACSHANE, a former minister for Europe.

Michael White says all political parties have an as-yet-unfulfilled duty to think much harder about reforms.

Donald Trump’s attacks on CNN and NBC alongside the protests surrounding Stephen Yaxley-Lennon are warning signs for a renewal of fascism, writes Alastair Campbell.

Senior BBC editor JAMES STEPHENSON responds to Cohen’s article on behalf of the Corporation.

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

It is a familiar brand in the UK but almost unheard of in the US, where it is tainted with accusations of Chinese espionage. CHARLES TURNER reports.

PAUL CONNEW looks ahead to Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un.

Trump’s new top legal representative is emerging as a key political strategist, says PAUL CONNEW.

Young men are railing against the unfairness of the womenfolk of the world’s refusal to have sex with them. MITCH BENN sends them a public message.

As the Cannes film festival opens, RICHARD LUCK explores its unlikely love affair with the American actor

Paul Connew takes a look at Donald Trump’s deranged Twitter feed and finds defiant denial, factual error and self-absorbed self-defence.

Amid the investigations into the Trump administration PAUL CONNEW wonders if the President’s longest-serving aide could be the one to bring him down.

Why POTUS’ attempts to evade questions on the special counsel and the Russian Connection investigation are futile.

Previous attempts to explain the rise of Donald Trump have come up with a familiar narrative. But, says ALEXIS PAPAZOGLOU, there is another way to understand it

Trump’s fortunes are not looking so rosy, says PAUL CONNEW.

To understand Trump’s move over Jerusalem, you have to look to his fanbase and his finances, suggests ALBERT SCARDINO

The sanguine British used to shrug off foreign criticism. Not any more. SUNA ERDEM on how we became a hypersensitive nation.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are playing a very dangerous game of nuclear poker, argues Paul Connew. But does either leader have the cards that could avoid destruction?

It was the year the music business finally got to grips with new technology, Tony Blair quit and Amy Winehouse’s troubles became painfully clear. SOPHIA DEBOICK looks back at a pivotal 12 months

Steve Anglesey picks out the worst Brexiteers of the week

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

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