As Europe turns to the right and a Trump return looms over the White House, Britain bucks the trend by appearing to be heading for a Labour government.
Through their overreaction, they may have handed the UK something quite wondrous: a genuine economic benefit of Brexit.
As Prime Minister, he swapped scepticism for interventionism, with unfortunate results in Libya.
The tough choices we are making, to lock up the worst offenders for longer and to rehabilitate the redeemable, are the right ones to protect the public in the long term.
Does Taylor Swift have any rights over songs created in her style by Large Language Models? As we have such an extraordinary cultural heritage here and a dynamic creative sector, we are particularly vulnerable.
As his options narrow, Sunak has little choice but to get back to first principles, which would be the right course anyway.
The lesson they will draw is: don’t risk letting the Many upset the apple cart that the Few have so artfully constructed.
Some projects that had previously been announced were included, as were some projects that had even been completed. Some of the announcements related to local projects for which the decision to proceed rested with regional mayors not central government.
On the one hand, France would increase measures to prevent migrant crossings, and anyone crossing from France would be returned. In the other, the UK would commit to resettling one registered asylum seeker from France (or the broader EU).
The logic of the choice remains as Ken Clarke put it – Rwanda or nothing. Sir Keir has swallowed much in his pursuit of power, but Rwanda is a mouthful too much for him, or at least for his party. So he’s trying to bluff his way out of the problem.
The joint One Nation Caucus and Tory Reform Group conference last weekend, following the recent National Conservative Conference, are pointers to the shape of a possible future.
We might not rejoin, but the political momentum is now with those seeking a closer relationship. From a Brexiteer perspective, Johnson is sounding rather complacent.
In the Netherlands, Germany, and elsewhere, voters are showing that their rhetorical commitment to a ‘green transition’ is not matched by their willigness to pay.
If Sunak doesn’t commit the Conservatives to leaving, and then somehow wins the next election, the next Leader of the Opposition will take up the cause.