G7

Since Trump became President, US share markets have performed well. We need to understand why

14 June 2018 17:36

Some say that Mr Trump’s behaviour at the G7 meeting last week-end showed contempt for the international rules-based system that…

Donald Trump is right: Western food markets are protectionist

11 June 2018 12:09

In Donald Trump’s dealings with Kim Jong-un it is possible to decipher a strategy of creative destruction: stir things up,…

Caption contest: Trump vs G6

10 June 2018 19:17

Happily for Theresa May, the main news from the G7 conference wasn’t that President Trump failed to mention her in…

What the papers say: Did Boris bungle his first big test?

12 April 2017 8:52

Boris Johnson fell flat on his face at yesterday’s G7 summit. Having called for tougher sanctions against Russia to punish…

The G7 proves too weak to hold Putin to account

11 April 2017 12:28

The G7 has failed to agree on any new sanctions on Russia following the Syrian regime’s use of chemical weapons…

Will Merkel throw her diplomatic weight behind Cameron’s renegotiation strategy?

7 January 2015 17:24

Before today’s awful events in Paris, the meeting between David Cameron and Angela Merkel was going to be the big…

Ottawans to jihadists: our city is stronger than ever

24 October 2014 13:29

I was born in Ottawa. I grew up in Ottawa. I studied in Ottawa. I work in Ottawa. Ottawa is…

The minimum wage is broken – here’s how to fix it

2 April 2014 14:34

While welcoming George Osborne’s emphasis this week on raising employment, I have some caveats about his target – to have…

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…

The rise of China and India, by numbers

7 January 2011 10:56

We’re used to seeing growth forecasts for the next few years, but here’s an altogether rarer beast: forecasts stretching all…