Donald Trump

Harry Potter and the millennial mind

24 June 2017 9:00 am

How J.K. Rowling shaped a generation’s politics

Unlikely allies: Israel and the Saudis

24 June 2017 9:00 am

How Israel and the Saudis found themselves on the same side

More grimy tragedy from Joyce Carol Oates

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Early one summer’s morning in 1994, Paul Jennings Hill, a defrocked Presbyterian minister, gunned down a doctor, John Britton, as…

Corbyn copy: Why Jeremy and Trump are (almost) the same

17 June 2017 9:00 am

As political phenomena, the Jez and the Donald are (almost) the same

Thank God for the DUP

17 June 2017 9:00 am

I was busy explaining to a 23-year-old American girl by the name of Jennifer why the election result was not…

The righteous tone of recipients of state money has been noticeable lately

10 June 2017 9:00 am

By the time you read this, the campaign will have drawn fractiously to its close, so here is a strong…

Conservatives grow restive as Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour closes the poll gap

3 June 2017 9:00 am

Home The Conservatives grew restive when polls, for what they were worth, indicated a closing gap between their support and…

Why I’ve had it with Donald Trump

3 June 2017 9:00 am

I feel like an obituary writer, what with Nick Scott, Roger Moore, Alistair Horne — all great buddies — and…

Just how bad are things really for Donald Trump?

1 June 2017 4:00 am

Just how bad are things for Trump?

Islamist terrorist from Manchester murders 22 pop fans in his own city

27 May 2017 9:00 am

Home  Twenty-two people were killed and 59 wounded by a man who blew himself up, with a bomb containing metal…

The Nero in Donald Trump

27 May 2017 9:00 am

Donald Trump, whose word no one can believe and actions no one can anticipate, looks to blame anyone but himself…

All hail Pence! How the Vice President could usurp Trump

27 May 2017 9:00 am

 Washington Day 1: The New York Times reveals that President Trump offered FBI director James Comey a 25 per cent…

A new wave of dynasties — and their hangers-on — is taking over

27 May 2017 9:00 am

A new wave of dynasties – and their hangers-on – is taking over

My dinner with CIA spooks

27 May 2017 9:00 am

New York Although both guilt and innocence fascinate me, I’m not so sure that there is such a thing as…

Is the Trump presidency in its last days?

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Donald Trump has often wrong-footed the media. In last year’s election his campaign seemed to be always on the verge…

NHS and computers across the world crippled by ransomware virus

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Home The National Health Service was one of the first big victims of a vermiform global ransomware computer infection going…

Does Donald Trump have dementia?

20 May 2017 9:00 am

On the heels of the Today programme’s invitation to discuss ‘cultural appropriation’ (again), the New York Times reported the disheartening…

Why on earth has the BBC created a radio drama with visuals?

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Two extremes of the listening experience were available on Monday on Radio 4. The day began conventionally enough with Start…

Journalists have a lot to answer for

20 May 2017 9:00 am

At a chic dinner party last week, a Trump insider gossiped about an American president having had an affair with…

Tories win sweeping victories in local elections

13 May 2017 9:00 am

Home After spectacular local election results, Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said: ‘I’m taking nothing for granted over the next…

The Democrats divided

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Bickering Democrats could hand Trump a second term

Tim Farron is a Christian, so of course he’s not allowed an opinion

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Maybe I’m wrong about this, but I don’t remember the BBC running a documentary 100 days into Barack Obama’s first…

Sebastian Gorka: Trump's foreign policy is working

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Meet Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the 45th President

Is Donald Trump’s revolution already over?

22 April 2017 9:00 am

There were three reasons why I so badly wanted Donald Trump to win the US presidential election. One was that…

North Korea’s idea of Britain? David Beckham and The Queen

22 April 2017 9:00 am

When I arrived in Seoul, I joked to my editor that I hoped this was not going to be like…