Since the failed coup in Turkey, there are on average 200 refugees a day arriving in Greece. But the world's media has gone home.
The guardians of Fortress Europe are fighting a lost battle: poor migrants will always try to find a better life for themselves, or die in the attempt. Daniel Trilling traces their steps, from the Middle East and Africa to the Kent countryside.
What has been published by the Senate is just the tip of the iceberg – so far, the UK has successfully avoided a public accounting for the part it played in facilitating rendition and torture.
The voice of British business matters.
Jane Shilling finds a blend of syrup and venom in this kiss-and-tell book by François Hollande’s former partner.
The assumption is that cameras are objective, silent witnesses that provide indisputable evidence, and also that people behave differently when they know a camera is capturing their actions. This is a fantasy.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
Leo Robson reviews the double-Booker Prize-winning author’s new novel about Australian identity.
Under her father, the Front National was the pariah party of France. Now Marine Le Pen has brought it closer to the mainstream – and people are getting worried.
Could Labour also fail to pass a budget next year, and trigger a second election?
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