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The former Prime Minister is trying to spin his legacy with the publication of his autobiography – but Otto English explains why he’s not willing to let him get away with it
A Royal Reality Check: How the Prorogation Crisis has Revealed the Queen as the Hollow Heart of the British Constitution
The greatest distinction of the Queen's realm – that she has always been ‘above’ politics – has led to her historic humiliation and Anthony Barnett to ask: what's the point of her?
The Warning of an Empty Lectern: Why Boris Johnson's Brexit Humiliation is Dangerous for All Europeans
Dutch writer Chris Keulemans reflects on the battering Britain's standing has taken with the rest of Europe – but warns there is no room for complacency anywhere.
Poet and playwright Frank McGuinness recalls the hard border of his youth in Donegal, and fears for our future under the cruel arrogance of Prime Minister Boris Johnson.