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Macron and Trump’s doomed bromance is good news for Marine Le Pen

14 November 2018 11:52

Emmanuel Macron’s hosting of sixty world leaders in Paris last weekend to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice has turned…

The lesson of the midterms? Trump’s crudeness works

7 November 2018 14:43

President Donald J. Trump thinks only in terms of winning and losing. On Tuesday, he won and he lost, which…

The Democrat ‘wave’ was barely a wash. The midterms will embolden Trump

7 November 2018 7:38

“Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!” said Trump before turning in for the night. “Tomorrow will be a new…

The Democrats’ dismal failure to stamp out anti-Semitism

6 November 2018 19:09

It’s been a year since I warned that the Democrats were at risk of replicating the Labour party’s lurch into…

How Democrat success in the midterms could help Trump

6 November 2018 12:19

Today’s midterm election is bound to put a bit of swagger back into the steps of Democrats. If polls are…

Could the economy rescue Trump in the midterms?

5 November 2018 17:25

The Trump economy has defied all sceptics and naysayers. Unemployment is at half-century record lows, wages are up, and Wall…

What Donald Trump gets wrong about climate change

20 October 2018 9:00

Donald Trump now says of climate change: ‘I don’t think it’s a hoax, I think there’s probably a difference. But…

As Trump cuts funding to the UNRWA, the EU must fill the vacuum

11 October 2018 22:26

On 31st August, in a move celebrated by Benjamin Netanyahu as a ‘blessed change’, the Trump administration announced it would…

Nikki Haley would make a disastrous president

10 October 2018 11:41

The most astonishing thing about Nikki Haley’s resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations is that she leaves on…

The EU’s desperate bid to keep the Iran deal alive isn’t working

8 October 2018 12:49

The European Union finds itself in a bind. Donald Trump’s reintroduction of sanctions against Iran has left European diplomats desperately…

Donald Trump is a free trade hero

19 September 2018 8:44

President Trump has stated on numerous occasions that he wants to increase trade. Under his wise rule, he assures us,…

Donald Trump’s WTO threat shows he is becoming predictable

31 August 2018 12:45

The obvious reaction to Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is that it…

Trumpworld is spinning out of control

22 August 2018 16:21

The fate of the Trump presidency now hangs on what Michael Cohen says

The sordid reality of the Trump presidency

22 August 2018 11:02

‘How ya like me now?’ tweeted Stormy Daniels last night — and, whatever else you might think about a porn…

Trump’s presidency has imploded – in less than two years

22 August 2018 7:21

This is the beginning of the end of the Donald Trump presidency. The double whammy of Michael Cohen, his former…

Angela Merkel prepares for a rematch with Vladimir Putin

16 August 2018 12:40

German chancellor Angela Merkel has a lot on her plate. In addition to keeping her rabble-rouser junior coalition partners in…

Trump’s Iran sanctions send a message to Europe: the U.S. is still the boss

6 August 2018 12:13

On Monday, August 6, the long-arm of the U.S. Treasury Department reached into Europe and violently shook the continent. The…

Has Donald Trump finally met a European leader he can work with?

31 July 2018 8:03

Donald Trump has finally met a European leader he can stand for more than a moment: Italy’s bookish new premier,…

How May, Macron and Merkel failed to tame Trump

18 July 2018 8:16

To conclude that relations between the United States and the Europeans are in quite a chaotic and unpredictable state is…

Will Donald Trump dare to challenge Putin over his political prisoners?

16 July 2018 12:56

From Nixon’s ‘détente’ to Obama’s ‘reset’, every new US administration makes one attempt at reconciliation with Moscow. Today it’s Donald…

A capital afternoon at London’s Trump protest

14 July 2018 9:17

Usually it starts at McDonald’s. When protestors gather in central London they like to vandalise the burger chain’s Whitehall branch…

The Trump-May press conference was a comic masterpiece

13 July 2018 15:47

Donald Trump never fails to amuse. He is very, very funny. You can say that he should be no laughing…

The EU is terrified that Britain will make a success of Brexit

13 July 2018 15:14

Now that the EU white paper is out we can see that terms like vassal state, colony and homage were…

Admit it, Trump is right about Sadiq Khan

13 July 2018 12:47

I’m sorry to say this, but Donald Trump really doesn’t think much about Britain at all. He may have some…

Donald Trump is a news god – but his memory is patchy

13 July 2018 9:38

One of the myths about Donald Trump is that he’s wildly unpredictable. In media terms, he’s an absolute banker: everywhere…