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The Week That Was…

Protests against President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital continued in several countries. One of the largest was in Beirut which saw clashes between…




Brexit and the Irish backlash

Talks about a future commercial relationship between the EU and Britain have (at least temporarily) imploded, with both shuffling awkwardly to make the announcements. Even…




History in the balance

One of the most profound truisms of history is that which rests fate on the head of a pin. Scholars in mid-15th century Constantinople were…


Ciao, Brexit

With Theresa May due to deliver a significant Brexit statement in Florence on the 22 September, John Bleasdale looks at Britain’s decision to leave the…