Donald Trump

Donald Trump and America’s identity crisis

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Long before student activists started talking about pulling down statues of Cecil Rhodes, a cultural war was being waged in…

Donald Trump keeps on blaming both sides for white supremacist violence

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Home Regulated rail fares will rise by 3.6 per cent in January, bringing the price of annual tickets from Oxford,…

What are the odds on Donald Trump coming out as gay?

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Big bong theory Big Ben, otherwise known as the Great Bell, is due to fall silent on Monday for renovations…

Forget Charlottesville – Russia is still the true Trump scandal

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Why has a friendly tabloid exposed a sex scandal in the President’s ranks?

Donald Trump and North Korea trade nuclear threats

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Home British negotiators are prepared to pay up to £36 billion to the EU to settle the so-called divorce bill…

Will Donald Trump’s dangerous war of words with Pyongyang go nuclear?

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump’s increasingly dangerous war of words with Pyongyang

Trump hasn’t drained the swamp – he’s put the military in charge of it

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump hasn’t ‘drained the swamp’ – he’s put the military in charge of it

Portrait of the week

5 August 2017 9:00 am

Home Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, appeared to wrest control of plans for Brexit from cabinet rivals, while…

You’re fired! Donald Trump’s theatrics vs political reality

5 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump’s theatrics vs political reality

Stop playing chicken with Britain’s free-trade future

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Besides being important in themselves, the trade talks between Britain and the United States which began this week are symbolic…

Why must I have a strong opinion about everything?

29 July 2017 9:00 am

At a party earlier this summer, I was chatting to a man who asked me how I voted in last…

If Donald Trump is a Russian stooge, why is he sabre-rattling against Putin in Ukraine?

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Why is America’s President arming Russia’s opposition in Ukraine?

Donald Trump and a very junior scandal

13 July 2017 4:00 am

There’s still no smoking gun in the Trump-Russia story

Thanks to Donald Trump, Angela Merkel is back at the centre of the international stage

Why we should care about the German elections

1 July 2017 9:00 am

A year ago, Angela Merkel looked like a dead woman walking. Not any more, says William Cook

Donald Trump’s Qatari masterstroke

1 July 2017 9:00 am

A major Greek ship owner, whose political knowledge matches his wealth and business acumen, explained to me what the Qatar…

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…