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The Olympic year represented a high point for a self-confident and outward-looking United Kingdom, says Sophia Deboick.

A video of a speech Theresa May delivered just before the EU referendum vote has surfaced online, with Theresa May pointing out Britain will not be offered any deals better than remaining in the EU.

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

Afghanistan treasures its relationship with Britain, says its ambassador to the UK, Said Tayeb Jawad. Here he outlines his hopes that relationship will not be harmed by Brexit.

"If you thought the Ides of March have been bad enough, beware the Ides of May" - the private words of one senior Trump-sceptic Republican senator with a passion for Shakespeare and a profound fear that all is not destined to end well.

Bonnie Greer says its would be irresponsible to neglect the obvious message - your kids simply don't want Brexit.

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

MITCH BENN discusses how speaking in haste can often signal the truth

Steve Bannon's sacking has been cheered by many who saw him at an alt-right puppet master. But could he been even more dangerous outside the White House?

Vlad the Lad is the supreme master of the macho man holiday snap...

The zealots who allow the Brexit fiasco to happen are diminishing the UK inch by inch, day by day.

A fixation with the demand that NATO members spend 2% of their GDP on defence obscures a wider issue for the Alliance

Trump could have us in the palm of his hand - and that's a bad place to be

It is claimed Donald Trump wants to be remembered like a king. Here we profile his courtiers, examining the influences which have sent the White House lurching to the far right

Theresa May is engaged in a series of spontaneous chess battles, and with fresh rumours swirling of a snap election, the outcomes of none are certain

The opening days of the Trump presidency have been part black comedy, part political thriller and part pure farce

Today is a big day for Mitch Benn; it's his birthday. But he also has a message for those concerned by the presidency of 'he who must not be named': Stop clutching your pearls

The "special relationship" between the US and the UK has long been unbalanced. Brexit will tip the scales completely in favour of the Americans and enfeeble Britain

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch should be able to control Sky now that digital players - Amazon Prime, Facebook, Netflix and Hulu - have changed the media landscape

Vladimir Putin's hand is not as strong as it looks, and there is plenty his opponents can do to counter him

The "post-truth" era is upon us and we must fight to stop it becoming the norm, argues Bonnie Greer

Our newspapers have decided that celebrities should be seen and not heard, says Liz Gerard

Looking at this tweet which just went out the other day, I was reminded of that undoubtedly hot night just this past August in Mississippi, when Nigel Farage strode out on to the stage of a Donald Trump rally.

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Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are keeping up the pressure on politicians as Brexit rumbles on. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.

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