Imagine that every day a British Minister dealt with their counterparts in Germany or France, they observed that their own living standards were 25 per cent lower (the gap for Britain’s poorest compared with those two countries).
Russia now aims to dig in on the Dnipro and in the parts of the Donbas it has had plenty of time to fortify, while using its air and missile forces to deprive Ukraine’s cities of power and water.
Proportional representation makes it harder to hold politicians accountable, and delivers governments with agendas that nobody voted for.
Delivering the right vehicle cannot be premised on the idea that non-EU states are merely satellites of Brussels.
Opinion in the region is far from monolithic – but with a widespread expectation that the conflict could spread beyond its current borders.
It is an essential British interest that Putin’s efforts to split Germany, France and Italy from the front line states fails.
Germany, Hungary, Italy and Bulgaria are highly dependent on Russian gas exports, raising the prospect of bitter arguments to come.
Trudeau has made shocking threats to his citizens, who could lose access to their bank accounts should they be involved in trucker protests.
Ardern’s tough approach has won her praise all over the world. But it’s hard to separate success from demographic advantage.
With hardly any debate, the Government wants to introduce legislation that will alter our way of life. Not if tens of Tory MPs have their say.
As other countries’ numbers have exceeded ours, Johnson has gained more room for manoeuvre.
It seeks to define education settings as essential infrastructure alongside other premises such as power stations, hospitals and food retailers.
The country is approaching a competitiveness cliff-edge. The Government must change course before it’s too late.
After numerous protests, leaders have been forced to rethink their insistence on repeated lockdowns.
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