Politics

UK government in contempt of Parliament ahead of key Brexit vote

  UK government in contempt of Parliament ahead of key Brexit vote A succession of governments with a small majority…

How to depose a Conservative leader

What is the 1922 Committee and how might its members remove Theresa May from office?

Aufwiedersehen: Merkel plans her departure

The “Queen of Europe” will not run for re-election; the end of a career marked by calm and stability is in sight

US turnout surges in Midterms

ELECTIONS TO CONGRESS. The legislative branch of the US government takes place every two years; November’s midterm elections, so-called because…

Trans-Atlantic spats overshadow Centenary

  OVER 60 WORLD leaders gathered in Paris on the Centenary of the Armistice which brought an end to the…

Up to a million Muslims imprisoned by China

  ROBERT BROWNING once wrote: “Ignorance is not innocence but sin.” Unbeknown to most people, a United Nations Human Rights…

US midterm elections LIVE

Can Democrats retake the Senate and the House or will the Republicans retain control of the chambers under Trump’s premiership?…

Nouse Explains: Customs Union and Single Market

Peter Jacobs unpacks the difference between the single market and the customs union

Jamal Khashoggi murdered in Saudi Embassy

  THE SAUDI ARABIAN journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, was killed in the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul on Tuesday 8 October. The writer…

Democrats brace for the most important mid-term election in a generation

Willie Nelson duets, frantic photo-ops, gratuitous light shows: Beto O’Rourke rallies have more in common with a country music concert…

Brazil elections: the only certainty is polarisation

High-profile corruption cases, a political crisis, and a deteriorating economy have resulted in a Brazilian people embittered with its governing…