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Martin Fletcher is a former foreign editor of the Times and a New Statesman magazine contributing writer and online columnist.
Johnson’s premiership has been disastrous by any measure, but Keir Starmer is tying himself in knots.
The success of the vaccine programme should not dull our memories of the horrors that preceded it.
The Labour leader has allowed the government to hide the immense economic damage of Brexit behind Covid-19.
The UK’s vaccine success does not compensate for its catastrophic handling of the pandemic or the cost of leaving the EU.
Once tipped for the highest office, Gavin Williamson is floundering as Education Secretary – and young people are paying the price.
Brexit has destroyed the arguments against both a second Scottish referendum and a Yes vote.
Far from providing the “frictionless” trade that was promised, the deal is hampering British firms with forests of red tape.
The former FBI director on why it would be a mistake for the Biden administration to prosecute Donald Trump.
Two new right-wing TV news channels will further damage a deeply fractured Britain.
The Prime Minister and the US president are both unprincipled demagogues who have subverted democratic norms.