Brexit

Cunning Plan Needed

The British cabinet is preparing to retire to Chequers for a country weekend of Pims, strawberries and footie and tennis on the telly. There may…




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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…