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Trump flies home as Tories breathe a sigh of relief

4 December 2019 18:37

Donald Trump is on his way back to the US, and—as Katy says —they’ll be breathing a large sigh of…

What really happens when Trump comes to town?

3 December 2019 16:37

Air Force One touched down at Stansted Airport last night for the annual Nato summit, held just over a week…

Tories shouldn’t be terrified by Trump’s trip to London

28 November 2019 11:35

Never mind the polls, Conservative insiders are more terrified about something else at the moment. The Donald is coming. CCHQ…

Trump is right about West Bank settlements – but it won’t help Israel

20 November 2019 13:33

In the dying days of Bush’s America, when the culture war was a light skirmish over gays getting hitched in…

Hysteria about Russian interference is becoming a joke

6 November 2019 12:02

The murder of Russian defector and fierce Putin critic Alexander Litvinenko was a radioactive wake-up call to many in the…

Democrats don’t want to impeach Trump

1 November 2019 9:59

Democrats are eager for the 2020 election to be defined by something other than the issues. The impeachment of Bill…

Donald Trump’s shameful Syrian betrayal

10 October 2019 12:26

Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria is one of the most shortsighted foreign policy miscalculations in recent memory.…

Yes, Trump’s tweet was racist. But BBC rules stop presenters saying so

30 September 2019 9:41

All of the following things are true. Naga Munchetty, co-host of BBC Breakfast, is a very good TV journalist, one…

John Bolton is gone — Boltonism isn’t

10 September 2019 17:51

John Bolton is out. It was a long time coming — Trump resisted hiring him in the first place, passing him over…

Forget Greenland, Donald Trump should buy Scotland

23 August 2019 17:24

Donald Trump’s attempted purchase of Greenland may have fallen through but if he’s still in the market, there’s some prime…

Never Trumpers are back. Here’s why they will fail again

22 August 2019 10:58

From the moment Donald Trump stepped onto the escalator in Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president of the…

Jeremy Corbyn, not Boris Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

19 August 2019 13:38

Jez he did! Jeremy Corbyn has just surprised absolutely nobody by calling Prime Minister Boris Johnson ‘Britain’s Trump.’ He labelled…

Joe Biden won’t beat Donald Trump

19 August 2019 10:09

Joe Biden has led Democratic polls since day one, holding the kind of consistent lead within his party that Donald…

Donald Trump is the president who can’t do compassion

9 August 2019 7:45

The president of the United States has to wear many hats. When a crisis hits the world, it’s the president…

Americans are watching Boris Johnson with a morbid interest

23 July 2019 18:07

Donald Trump didn’t take long to congratulate Boris Johnson on his victory in today’s Tory leadership race. ‘He will be…

In defence of Matthew Parris

17 July 2019 17:09

A perfectly sensible observation from Matthew Parris has incurred the wrath of his colleagues on the Times. Speaking of Trump’s…

Why won’t Brexiteers stand up to Donald Trump?

10 July 2019 16:25

There’s a new way of testing if someone is genuinely committed to the ideal of national sovereignty. Let’s call it…

Sir Kim Darroch failed to recognise Trump’s communicative genius

10 July 2019 14:41

When I last talked to Sir Kim Darroch, he was a slim young private secretary, so it was a long…

Watch: Matt Hancock dodges Kim Darroch question 17 times

10 July 2019 8:21

Should Sir Kim Darroch resign as British ambassador in the wake of the row with Donald Trump? It is a…

Jeremy Hunt shows he doesn’t know how to handle Donald Trump

9 July 2019 19:04

Jeremy Hunt has tried to end the war of words between Donald Trump and Britain’s ambassador in Washington. But his open…