Despite the controversy, the French President’s economic proposals are far from the ‘Anglo Saxon’ model. Barnaby Towns argues that, when it comes to addressing inequality, the UK could learn from them
The French President is facing allegations of corruption over his relationship with US consultancy firm McKinsey, which in turn is increasingly embedded in the British state
Sam Bright explores how Brexit has exposed Britain to the reverberations of the war in Ukraine
New figures contradict the Home Secretary’s promise to clamp down on people smuggling, reports Sam Bright
New Government data shows rapidly falling trade with countries on the continent, reveals Sam Bright
Data analysed by Byline Times reveals the numbers of EU migrants being returned to their home country or another EU state in the first quarter of 2021 was higher than in previous years
New research shows that the UK has approved export licenses of tear gas to regimes with concerning records on freedom of speech and assembly
Nafeez Ahmed sees the current energy crisis as a symptom of a deeper malaise – reliance on Russia and fossil fuels – which could lead to spiralling inflation and a perfect global economic storm
Gunboats patrolling Jersey’s waters was avoidable, yet the fracas with France is one of many Brexit-related issues plaguing the fishing industry, David Hencke and Sian Norris report
Natasha Livingstone explores the prevalence of anti-vaxxer sentiments among the French population and its potential link to high-profile corruption charges faced by the country’s political figures
Exclusive to print for a month, Peter Oborne shares his observations of the political scene, at home and abroad. Here is his February column
Hi-jacked while hitchhiking, knife fights with Germans, camping on French rubbish tips… now Britain’s divorce from the EU is finalised, Peter Jukes reflects on his teenage dreams of an ever-deeper union
With support from the Far Right, and distrust of NATO and the US from the left, Tom Miles explains why Russian interference is not the issue in France it is in the UK
John Mitchinson reflects on what may be the finest moment in print journalism – the use of the press as a channel of truth and justice
Stephen Colegrave considers why today’s EU announcement about sustainable products is an essential first step to combatting our disposable culture.
By banning foreign imams from teaching in France, the normalisation of anti-Muslim sentiment continues in a country which prides itself on freedom, equality, and fraternity.
While European states focus on their own interests, the EU’s ability to act as a peace-maker in conflict situations will be increasingly restricted, argues Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.