With the far right and far left surging in the run-up to a defining presidential election, the French seem intent on blowing up the political establishment.
From the Middle East to North Korea, Donald Trump is reasserting US military strength and intensifying the rivalry among the great powers.
When my twin brother went into a secondary modern school, and I went to a grammar, something more than a private rift opened up: we were assigned to different social classes.
How Caesar’s murder set the template for political assassination.
Consider this. In 1914, the chance of a child living to 100 was 1 per cent. My son has a 50 per cent chance of making it to 104.
The co-author of Tony Blair's Chicago speech on the tests for intervention.
Senior figures from all parties discuss the way forward: a new Labour leader, a new party or something else?
How the ideas of two pre-war intellectual refugees – the radical Herbert Marcuse and the reactionary Eric Voegelin – are influencing the new culture wars among Trump and his acolytes.
Steve Bannon, the US president’s chief strategist, wants to destroy the state.
Tom Watson says it is destroying Labour. Its supporters say it is a vital force for change. Our correspondent spent six months following the movement, and asks: what is the truth about Momentum?
Truck bombs and drone warfare in the fight to take back Iraq’s second city from Islamic State.
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