Plus: I’ll admit that I didn’t see the Lib Dem victory coming. And: So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye.
Plus: I’ve been around the political lobbying world for 30 years, but the Greensill scandal has genuinely floored me.
Britain can convene a coalition of countries, including Poland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and the Baltic states, possibly with Ukraine in association.
This old-style socialist turns out to be much more of a small-c conservative than his many critics are willing to admit.
Plus: It’s been a bad week for Starmer. And: is it time to bring back the big beasts of the Labour jungle?
As the run up to the Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review draws closer, here are some ideas for improvement.
Plus: Those who worked with him at Vote Leave have a duty of care to Darren Grimes. And: Don’t try to out-stare Raab.
Ask one question: In what conflict has Jeremy Corbyn ever been on Britain’s side? He always finds a way of blaming the world’s problems on the West.
As well as sending a very strong signal to Moscow, the Government is making good progress towards a Brexit deal too.
Plus: Gauke’s failure, UKIP chaos, Salmond’s Russia Today shame, Corbyn’s anti-semitism debacle…and an invitation if you live near Bath.
Plus: Henry Bolton, secret LibDem agent. (Or not.) Penny Mordaunt, next Tory leader. (Or not.) British communists surprise us. (Or don’t.) And: my CNN joy.
It’s often been overrated, but its pre-war golden age bears striking similarities to Putin’s approach today.
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”