Democracy isn’t dying on the Continent. It’s changing
Europeans are usually alarmed or sniffy about American concern for democracy’s fate, but this time liberal opinion on both sides…
Joseph, not Neville
The campaign this time has been fairer, better-contested and more realistic than in 1975
Hungary’s Viktor Orban could be the PM’s most influential ally in EU renegotiations. So what does he want – and what can he get?
Russia Today’s mission to subvert the West from your living room
The Ferguson riots are more than a simple case of racial division
I’m an old conference hand going back to the Tories’ annual get-together of 1958. My headmaster, an Irish Christian Brother…
Fake menace and real concessions, fake concessions and real menace… what’s behind the curtain of Putin’s grandiose foreign policy?
Putin has now broken the post-Cold War consensus for good. But Russia may not enjoy the results
The West does have a dog in the Syria fight. But it’s on the losing side of the losing side
Tony Abbott has emerged as a role model for right-thinking conservatives across the globe
Remembering an antipodean founder of Thatcherism
The Pope’s resignation clears the way for a mission-driven new Catholicism
America’s voters are heading left, whoever the candidate might be
How Obama drove central and eastern Europe towards the eurozone – at the worst possible time
Washington, DCJohn Gross, the great literary critic and high gossip, who died just a year ago, once lamented to me…
John O'Sullivan opens his diary
The battle for the Republican nomination
In 1974 the Daily Telegraph was teetering on the edge of unaccustomed conflict. Maurice Green’s long and successful reign as editor was ending at the very moment when the paper’s editorship was rising in significance.