Maltese Investigative Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was subject to a staggering number of legal challenges before she was assassinated in 2017
True kleptocracy is a creation of globalisation; its hybrid vigour born of the intermarriage between autocracy and a globalised financial system.
Seen historically as Germany’s sleepy neighbour, Austria – and Vienna in particular – is having a moment all its own. Don’t miss it.
Byline Times – what the paper’s DON’T SAY – provides a comprehensive round-up of what other’s are writing about the looming exit of the UK from the European Union
How the Narnia-like countries created by Russia manipulated western coverage of the occupied Donbas Russia has been attempting to […]
As I stare out at that grey whale-road the English Channel it no longer seems absurd to make that boldest of historical parallels for Brexit: the end of the Roman Empire in Britain. Well, at least gives me an opportunity to properly talk about English identity. Yes, I want my country back. I want us to be honest about what it was in the first place.
Otto English argues that ‘an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind’ and that an advanced democracy like […]
As his online influence has grown, so have revelations of other relationships between Rees-Mogg and entities with strong Russian connections.
Football and tennis topped the list of European sports most vulnerable to suspicious gambling activity during 2018 – accounting for 86% of all cases referred by the continent’s betting integrity body.
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox claimed he showed MPs a list of Brexit trade deals. He never has. The Sun got it first.
As Facebook and other global tech giants come under scrutiny over the way they amass our data, John Mitchinson reveals how Google has less information
With International Women’s Week fast approaching, Ms. Suffragette gives her pick of the most interesting events to attend. […]
Mike Stuchbery challenges Mark Zuckerberg to stop enabling Stephen Yaxley-Lennon’s hate and asks you to help him
Byline Times announces its regular news letter summarising the latest news on hot topics so you’ll never be out of date – subscription details coming soon.
The Viennese take coffee very seriously – nigh on a religion. If you go, you’ll undoubtedly hear about how coffee was introduced to the city in the late 17th Century… The story is, of course, complete rubbish.
Without a written constitution, our governance relies on abiding by norms of good behaviour with the backstop of […]
Criminal investigations into Leave campaigns still stalled amid allegations up to a dozen MPs in the frame.
As Washington State declares a state of emergency over measles, populist misinformation over vaccination is putting children’s lives at risk
As Ford threatens to quit the UK and each day brings more catastrophic news – staying silent is no longer an option.
MPs today pressuring Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox to explain hundreds of trade agreements had to ‘play detective’ on the web to discover the facts.
We live in strange times. Familiarity is draining from our lives; old political alignments are dissolving; the weather is unpredictable and violent. But perhaps we should try harder to embrace the strangeness: after all, we are made from the most unlikely thing in the universe.
Nigel Farage has promised to wipe out the Tories if they don’t deliver Brexit. Here is all you need to know.
The revelation that the special counsel’s office is still unraveling mysteries at “the heart” of the Russia investigation seems to contradict the recent suggestion by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker that the inquiry is “close to being completed.”
Londoners united on a chilly Sunday night to attend the inaugural meeting of the London Anti-Fascist Assembly. Last […]
As archaeologists are increasingly discovering, humanity has always been interconnected, relying on the exchange of ideas to function.
Does the UK need more centrism or has it been the cause of the current malaise facing the […]
The problem for the 66 million passengers trapped on this progressively bumpy flight is simple. If no deal is made – we plunge from the sky. It would be every bit as catastrophic. Theresa May is stubbornly and imprudently fiddling with switches when she should be evincing an emergency landing.
The conflict in Ukraine came with the suppression of hopeful young people waving the blue and yellow flag of the EU. They saw in that symbol a sign of hope that we have all but lost sight of in the UK.
Evidence against executives and editors is piling up in the civil courts, but newspapers are just buying their way out of trouble. The right place for this is the criminal courts, which means the Met must act
Turning Point USA is funded by a number of wealthy right-wing businessmen. This week Turning Point UK tried to launch a similar pseudo-grassroots young conservative movement in Britain.
Social Media research shows British MP Jacob Ree-Mogg’s #Moggmentum campaign is being pushed by accounts linked to a powerful Kremlin disinformation operation.
With Brexit weeks away, serious questions need to be asked about both the Metropolitan Police and Government’s approach towards increasingly violent ‘Yellow Vest’ protests.
Project Fear is ‘Project Bleeding Obvious’. A nation that can’t grit a few roads in Surrey is unlikely to be able to manage the carnage of Hard Brexit.
While it’s sometimes fairly lazy to find a contemporary angle to finish on, Rudolf’s story does bring to mind several political leaders as of late, unable to take the reins and engage with a fracturing, divided populace.