Keir Starmer and Emily Thornberry.
British politics is being reconfigured – if there were any doubt about this, just look at what has happened in the Conservative Party this last week. It is a party that is unrecognisable
Boris Johnson was “blindsided” by Labour’s refusal to support an early election, I am told. If so, he was not the only one. At the start of last week, Jeremy Corbyn, Ian Blackford of the Scottish
It seems the man with the Mandela placard is seen as no more trustworthy or principled than Boris Johnson. An Opinium poll published over the weekend found that less than a quarter of the public thinks Corbyn is “trustworthy” — a lower share than Johnson — and 36 per cent find him principled, the same
Power tends to corrupt, said Lord Acton. This two line quote, the second line being “absolute power corrupts absolutely”, is far more well known, a hundred and fifty years later, than anything else Lord Acton ever did. He was a politician, Lord Acton,
The prediction by the World Health Organisation’s Europe office that its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic by next spring is alarming to say the least. The casualties could therefore top 2 million
Talks on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), resume today in Vienna but no one can predict what will happen since it is impossible to gauge the intentions of the opponents, the US and Iran.
Climate agreements reached in Glasgow this month could come under legal attack from polluting multinationals unless the UK takes urgent action to reform global trade rules, ministers have been warned. A coalition of environmental
The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the US Postal Service: Sick and quarantined workers, a flood of packages from shoppers loath to set foot in stores and a last-minute dump of packages from overwhelmed