If Peter Sellers were still around, he could play the President to perfection, as a politician who is all at once cunning, witty, naive and triumphant.
A Green Minister-President has governed Baden-Württemberg in coalition with the CDU for more than a decade, implementing a pro-business agenda.
Contrary to what members of the Labour Party say, the evidence demonstrates that the public desire for high taxes on the rich is low.
The president has lost his majority during the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. How will it affect his odds at the 2022 election?
Maybe this new-party-with-a-charismatic-leader thing isn’t as easy as people imagined.
It is the spending that needs to be controlled and reduced, rather than taxes increased yet further.
For the most part, capital in offshore centres is invested, fetching rates of return far in excess of the value that most government expenditure can generate.
France’s new president may be a more positive force for Britain than people expect. But we need to be ready – deal or no deal.
It remains highly likely that Emmanuel Macron will beat Marine Le Pen. But France’s growing euroscepticism should not be ignored.
Will the UK get a deal? Much depends on whether other European governments or the EU Commission take charge on the other side of the table.
These students parrot the priggish and illiberal morality preached to them by their self-righteous elders.
Its winner may well face Marine Le Pen in next year’s presidential showdown
The polls predict a comfortable win for her opponent. But this far out the polls also predicted Remain and Clinton would win.
The very threat of reaching out in this way may make our neighbours reconsider any idea of punishing us.
Putin sees appeasement for what it is. Providing the weaponry to give the people of Aleppo some defence could bring him back to the peace table.