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Jeremy Cliffe is International Editor of the New Statesman.
Our international editor introduces the new Monday edition.
The moderate Rhinelander is now front-runner to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor.
How the candidates racing to lead the CDU could shape Germany's unusally competitive federal election campaign.
Our international editor indentifies important global trends in the year ahead – and makes some predictions.
Angela Merkel’s cautious, incremental progressivism drew strong support from women and migrants. Can her successor retain them?
Across the world, once-respectable conservative politicians are enabling extremist voices.
The 1988 split between prime minister and European Commission president explains where Brexit came from - and where it might go
An end-of-year report card for our international editor’s preview of the year.
Unequal vaccine distribution and stimulus support are creating a “walled garden” for the rich world.
The country’s new strict lockdown reflects avoidable failures in tackling the virus’s second wave.