Donald Trump

Portrait of the week: Theresa May’s new role, England’s cricket victory and the world's steepest street

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Home In a televised debate between the rivals for election by members of the Conservative party as their new leader…

The best response to hate speech is free speech

20 July 2019 9:00 am

There’s a broad mainstream consensus on both sides of the Atlantic: Trump’s tweet telling four hard-left minority Congresswomen to ‘go…

Kim Darroch speaks at the British Embassy in Washington to mark Donald Trump’s inaugura-tion (Getty)

Sir Kim Darroch failed to recognise Trump’s communicative genius

13 July 2019 9:00 am

When I last talked to Sir Kim Darroch, he was a slim young private secretary, so it was a long…

The most important decision that Boris has to make

13 July 2019 9:00 am

After being backed by a majority of Tory MPs, Boris Johnson now looks set to win over party members by…

Can Boris Johnson make Anglo-American relations great again?

13 July 2019 9:00 am

Can Boris Johnson forge a brand-new transatlantic alliance?

Steve Bannon will be thrilled by The Brink

13 July 2019 9:00 am

The Brink is Alison Klayman’s documentary portrait of Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s former chief strategist (he shaped the ‘America First’…

Britain will soon have to pick a side in the US-Iran spat

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Crises in the Gulf and Conservative leadership elections come around with unnerving regularity. It is not unknown for both to…

Trump vs Xi: the new Cold War is hotting up

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Trump’s strategy towards China could work

When it comes to Trump, don’t count on the polls

22 June 2019 9:00 am

 New York The great ceremonial game of poll dancing is gearing up for its quadrennial orgy. Headlines across the fruited…

Are you suffering from Boris Derangement Syndrome?

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Why does he make his enemies so mad?

Simon Schama: I’m on tour – singing. Yes, seriously

15 June 2019 9:00 am

It was when the kindly folk at the Theatre Royal Haymarket said ‘You’ll be in Paul Whitehouse’s dressing-room’ that it…

Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

15 June 2019 9:00 am

Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

No exaggeration: Hyperbole makes words worthless

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Saturday night, a guest commentator on Sky News sputtered that Donald Trump has ‘normalised white supremacy’. Once the American President…

‘I have spent my life with people underestimating me’: Jeremy Hunt interviewed

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Can the ‘underestimated’ Foreign Secretary become prime minister?

Playing chicken: Trade deals with the US will make Britain stronger

8 June 2019 8:00 am

Why is it that free trade, which almost everyone agrees is good when conducted with other European countries, suddenly becomes…

Portrait of the week: Trump visits, Change UK crumbles and a row over Tiananmen Square

8 June 2019 8:00 am

Home President Donald Trump of the United States made a state visit to the United Kingdom, avoiding protesters by arriving…

How to save the Tory party

8 June 2019 8:00 am

How do you feel about the standard of political debate in this country? I ask this question at the very…

Children of the revolution: Protest has become so puerile

8 June 2019 8:00 am

When did protest become so puerile?

In an era of illusion and fantasy, let the wine do the talking

8 June 2019 8:00 am

We had all said everything there was to say about Brexit a hundred times over. So the conversation took different…

The Trump card: We should welcome Donald Trump's visit – and treat him as a friend

1 June 2019 9:00 am

The day after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Donald Trump arrived by helicopter at Turnberry, his golf course…

Why Ceausescu’s 1978 state visit was far more humiliating than Trump’s ever could be

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Ceausescu’s 1978 state visit was far more humiliating than Donald Trump’s ever could be

A presidential pardon for my 'miraculously shrinking crime'

25 May 2019 9:00 am

I owe my return to these pages to the pardon I have received from the President of the United States.…

Iran alone: Tehran’s perspective on escalating hostilities

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Tehran’s perspective on the escalating hostilities

My feud with Conrad Black

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Goody goody gumdrops! The Donald has pardoned Lord Black and I couldn’t be happier. Conrad got a bum deal and…

Trump's Iran strategy: Keep your enemies close and your hawks closer

18 May 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Donald Trump has an itchy trigger finger, and his name is John Bolton. The President’s national security adviser…