In his farewell address, the outgoing President will counter growing – but misguided – criticism of his administration’s approach to the rest of the world.
François Hollande was elected on a promise to rule from the left, but proved an unpopular figure – until the January attack on Charlie Hebdo offered an unexpected reprieve.
The Tories want to restrict online porn to adults if they win the election. The age verification system needed is possible - but are we happy to let our credit card providers know what we're looking at online?
As far as foreign policy is concerned, Britain's leaders would benefit from a lesson or two from Tony Blair.
We tend to think of terrorists and gangsters - the professionally violent – as opponents of the state. In fact, they are alternatives to it. Like politicians, gangsters and terrorists are interested in governance.
At a time when career politicians are held in such contempt, Pope Francis is offering a masterclass in leadership.
Ruling president peacefully concedes power to opponent after loss.
South African Trevor Noah, the newly-announced host of The Daily Show, joins Brits John Oliver and James Corden in the US’s coveted late-night slots.
Last year, almost a million free food parcels were handed out. At the Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank, Sophie McBain meets the people only a pay cheque from crisis.
Writing from Sevastapol, the BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson explains how the Russian president is stalling - and his Crimean coup is an attempt to distract the west.
A New Labour spin doctor's account of a record-breaking election campaign.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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