David Cameron

Michael White takes a look at the chaos derailing the government and the less than helpful visit of Donald Trump.

A contest to select a new leader of the Conservative Party would take place if Theresa May resigns or loses a vote of no confidence among her MPs.

The fearless Tory MP says the Foreign Secretary has lost all credibility writes TIM WALKER

In a Brexit process full of stupid and meaningless rows, former Obama senior adviser Ben Rhodes managed to accidentally set off what might be the stupidest yet, says JAMES BALL

Does Tony Blair help the cause to remain in the European Union - or does he hinder it?

The diary also focuses on open secrets in David Davis’s Brexit dept, David Cameron’s refusal to be provoked by Danny Dyer and the Goves’ love of lucre writes TIM WALKER

Sometimes it takes a voice far removed from the debate to change its direction. Queen Vic landlord Danny Dyer might have done that argues JANE MERRICK

Two years on from the referendum, what do we now know about Brexit? Professor AC GRAYLING explores the facts and reveals what must happen to stop the UK crashing out of the EU.

Editor-at-Large ALASTAIR CAMPBELL explains why comparing the public reaction surrounding the Iraq War with Brexit simply won’t work.

Boris Johnson is hellbent on being prime minister, argues ANDREW ADONIS, but his career has been built on cowardice.

Editor-at-Large ALASTAIR CAMPBELL states politics and media have become a “madhouse”

We cannot abandon our continent and responsibility for its defence and properity says ANDREW ADONIS

Tim Walker’s diary focuses on the astonishing 168 films Boris Johnson has commissioned - starring himself, naturally - and asks if Bernard Jenkin will turn up fully clothed at Buckingham Palace for his investiture.

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

The failure of the European cause in Britain has many fathers, says PETER MILLAR, including some who might seem to be among ‘the good guys’.

ALASTAIR CAMPBELL on why now is the moment to fight for a People’s Vote.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown looks at the vocal Brexiteers campaigning from afar.

This week our columnist Marie Le Conte, aka the Young Vulgarian, questions whether men should be allowed to govern if they don’t have the maturity to behave well.

Is it ever acceptable to define a woman’s work by her husband? Afua Hirsch discusses the issue of society deciding a woman’s role and what they can do with their bodies.

Helen Lewis on the critical differences between Ireland’s referendum and the UK’s Brexit referendum.

Free from the pressures that are silencing other MPs, the Conservative Party’s great europhile tells TIM WALKER about his meeting with Theresa May and why this is no time for despair.

Don’t be fooled by the urbane environment secretary, says ANDREW ADONIS. He is from a long line of zealots who have harmed our country.

Mandrake discusses the deliberate disappearance of the former Prime Minister as the public debate around Brexit sours.

Racist, sexist, ageist or just funny? Zoe Williams on the insult du jour

Rachel Johnson reprises her fortnightly column to pay tribute to Tessa Jowell and venerated French publisher Bernard de Fallois.

A new musical imagining the alt-right personality’s fictional murder has plenty to say about hate speech and polarised opinions, says MARTIN McQUILLAN. But is she worth the attention?

It seems that, having done its dirty work, UKIP is content to fade into the background.

Splits in the cabinet over Brexit are simply the latest manifestations of a divide that has paralysed the Conservatives – and the country – for decades. STEVE RICHARDS reports

We need to lighten up and stop being scared of changing our voting system, says EMMA JONES. It can’t be worse the iniquities of the current one

After Syria and Salisbury, it is back to chaotic normal for the Prime Minister



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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