G20

Theresa May says goodbye to old friends at Japan’s G20

28 June 2019 13:06

Theresa May makes her final bow on the world stage in Japan, where she is attending the G20 heads of…

Where is the angry backlash against the far-left’s G20 protests?

10 July 2017 10:33

Imagine if some far right militia had just taken to the streets of Germany.  Imagine that the militia covered their…

Ivanka Trump is Angela Merkel’s secret weapon to improving US German relations

9 July 2017 17:05

Was it really worth it? Rioting on the streets, hundreds of people injured and administrative costs of €100 million –…

Caption contest: why doesn’t he hold my hand anymore?

7 July 2017 15:01

Theresa May is spending the day flying the flag for Cool Britannia at the G20 summit in Hamburg. The Prime Minister…

For all the Trump-Putin hysteria, Russia-US relations are as frosty as ever

7 July 2017 13:22

What fun the internet is having now that Vladimir Putin has finally met Donald Trump. Social media is teeming with…

Trump, Putin and Erdogan. The G20 should be quite something

6 July 2017 16:12

G20 summits are usually dreadfully dull affairs, but this week’s global chinwag in Hamburg should be refreshingly feisty. No conference with…

What we learnt about Brexit from Theresa May today

7 September 2016 15:57

Theresa May began her statement on the G20 by talking about Brexit. She insisted that she wasn’t going to give…

Does Justin Trudeau realise how desperate his China love-in looks?

6 September 2016 17:29

Whatever the reason behind Obama not getting the red carpet treatment in Hangzhou, there’s one leader who was guaranteed it:…

Theresa May’s honeymoon period comes to an end

5 September 2016 12:33

The Prime Minister and her colleagues are very slowly starting to reveal what they think they mean when they say…

G20 leaders have fallen for Project Fear

5 September 2016 11:38

So, last week’s sharp rise in the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for manufacturing wasn’t a freak. This morning its twin,…

Is May dropping the ‘Leave’ campaign’s immigration policy?

5 September 2016 7:53

‘Brexit means Brexit’, Theresa May has repeatedly reassured us. But it seems Brexit might not mean an introduction of a…

How can we trust China with our nuclear power when we can’t trust it not to spy on our government?

4 September 2016 15:36

In her decision as to whether to go ahead with the Chinese-backed Hinkley C nuclear power station – postponed from…

Cameron wants to stop talking about ‘the crisis of our time’ as quickly as he can

9 September 2013 17:04

David Cameron’s statement to the Commons on the G20 wasn’t as lyrical as his response to Russia’s ‘small island jibe’.…

David Cameron: We can’t let Russia dictate other countries’ foreign policy

6 September 2013 16:24

As well as having another extended Hugh Grant moment about how great Britain is (excluding David Beckham’s feet, but including…

Small island will need to talk big on Syrian aid

6 September 2013 9:10

Even though Vladimir Putin slotted Syria into the G20 agenda last night, no-one seriously thought that this meant the world…

Vladimir Putin greets David Cameron at the G20 summit in St Petersburg. Picture: Getty

G20 summit gets small-minded with ‘small island’ gibe

5 September 2013 21:20

What a nice host Vladimir Putin is. Shortly after world leaders gathered in his country for the G20 summit in…

Argentina’s G-20 membership should be revoked

12 August 2013 17:07

When Argentina appears in British public discourse, it is normally in relation to one of the two ‘f’s – football…

Cameron plays his part in an eventful G20

20 June 2012 9:15

And there we were thinking that the G20 would be another insipid talking shop. In fact there was intrigue, animus…

The pernicious myth of powerlessness

19 June 2012 9:30

‘Corruption,’ wrote Edward Gibbon in his peerless Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, is ‘the most infallible symptom of…

Do we really need the upcoming G20?

6 June 2012 16:00

We’re all familiar with the eurozone boom-bust news cycle by now. First, there are reports of more European banks in…