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‘A society preoccupied with national symbols is an insecure one’
Instant Opinion

‘A society preoccupied with national symbols is an insecure one’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
19 Apr 2021
Football’s civil war: ‘a criminal act against fans’
Liverpool and Man Utd are founder members of the European Super League
View from the terraces

Football’s civil war: ‘a criminal act against fans’

Backlash against the European Super League reaches fever pitch
19 Apr 2021
‘The civil service is to a significant extent a law unto itself’
The street sign for Whitehall
Instant Opinion

‘The civil service is to a significant extent a law unto itself’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
16 Apr 2021
‘Was Afghanistan worth it?’
Instant Opinion

‘Was Afghanistan worth it?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
14 Apr 2021
‘The assumptions of postwar politics are crumbling’
The Royal Family, 1951
Instant Opinion

‘The assumptions of postwar politics are crumbling’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
14 Apr 2021
‘The UK government’s union problems are mounting on all fronts’
Belfast riots
Instant Opinion

‘The UK government’s union problems are mounting on all fronts’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
13 Apr 2021
‘Thousands of children in care are at risk due to Brexit’
Child playing in a playground
Instant Opinion

‘Thousands of children in care are at risk due to Brexit’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
12 Apr 2021
‘Boris Johnson’s natural liberalism doesn’t extend to drugs’
Boris Johnson in Cornwall
Instant Opinion

‘Boris Johnson’s natural liberalism doesn’t extend to drugs’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
9 Apr 2021
‘I’ve already had my first Oxford-AstraZeneca jab. I’ll certainly be getting my second’
A patient receives a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
Instant Opinion

‘I’ve already had my first Oxford-AstraZeneca jab. I’ll certainly be getting my second’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
8 Apr 2021
Red wall voters see Keir Starmer as ‘Mr Man-on-the-fence’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

Red wall voters see Keir Starmer as ‘Mr Man-on-the-fence’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
7 Apr 2021
‘Vaccine passports are heading from unthinkable to unstoppable’
Boris Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘Vaccine passports are heading from unthinkable to unstoppable’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
6 Apr 2021
‘Nick Clegg is Facebook’s useful idiot’
Nick Clegg
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‘Nick Clegg is Facebook’s useful idiot’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
1 Apr 2021
‘The SNP’s plans promise speculative benefits while ignoring real trade-offs’
Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond present the White Paper for Scottish independence in 2013
Instant Opinion

‘The SNP’s plans promise speculative benefits while ignoring real trade-offs’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
31 Mar 2021
‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’
Downing Street press room
Instant Opinion

‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
30 Mar 2021
‘Starmer on the back foot because he lacks the vision to be on the front’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Starmer on the back foot because he lacks the vision to be on the front’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
29 Mar 2021
‘Covid risk awareness can’t turn into crippling caution’
Boris Johnson at the first daily Covid press briefing
Instant Opinion

‘Covid risk awareness can’t turn into crippling caution’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 Mar 2021
‘The EU vaccine rollout has been so bad that lives have been lost’
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen
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‘The EU vaccine rollout has been so bad that lives have been lost’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
25 Mar 2021
‘Johnson has transformed from libertarian buccaneer to lockdown bureaucrat’
Boris Johnson on a visit to BAE Systems
Instant Opinion

‘Johnson has transformed from libertarian buccaneer to lockdown bureaucrat’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
23 Mar 2021
‘EU should crawl away in shame over its vaccination rollout’
Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen
Instant Opinion

‘EU should crawl away in shame over its vaccination rollout’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
22 Mar 2021
‘No.10 needn’t fear Dominic Cummings’
Dominic Cummings
Instant Opinion

‘No.10 needn’t fear Dominic Cummings’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
19 Mar 2021
‘The Tories have abandoned London’
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London
Instant Opinion

‘The Tories have abandoned London’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
18 Mar 2021
‘We have crossed a line in surrendering our freedoms’
Boris Johnson at the daily Covid press briefing
Instant Opinion

‘We have crossed a line in surrendering our freedoms’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
17 Mar 2021
‘What good would it do to replace Cressida Dick?’
Cressida Dick on a visit to No. 10
Instant Opinion

‘What good would it do to replace Cressida Dick?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
16 Mar 2021
‘Starmer’s Labour has a fondness for abstaining on tricky decisions’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Starmer’s Labour has a fondness for abstaining on tricky decisions’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
15 Mar 2021
‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’
Boris Johnson at the daily press briefing
Instant Opinion

‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
12 Mar 2021
‘Male violence must be policed and prosecuted’
Police investigate Sarah Everard’s disappearance
Instant Opinion

‘Male violence must be policed and prosecuted’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 Mar 2021
‘Modernising Royal family is Charles’s defining challenge’
Prince Charles visits NHS and MoD staff involved in the vaccine rollout
Instant Opinion

‘Modernising Royal family is Charles’s defining challenge’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 Mar 2021
‘You can’t calm the tabloid sharks by throwing steaks at them’
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
Instant Opinion

‘You can’t calm the tabloid sharks by throwing steaks at them’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
9 Mar 2021
‘Equality seemed simple, so we underestimated how revolutionary such changes would be’
An International Women’s Day march in Madrid
Instant Opinion

‘Equality seemed simple, so we underestimated how revolutionary such changes would be’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
8 Mar 2021
‘Rave reviews for Rishi Sunak’s budget may age quickly’
Rishi Sunak presents a post-budget press briefing.
Instant Opinion

‘Rave reviews for Rishi Sunak’s budget may age quickly’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
5 Mar 2021
‘Scotland’s political culture is in a dire state’
Nicola Sturgeon inquiry
Instant Opinion

‘Scotland’s political culture is in a dire state’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
4 Mar 2021
‘Never before have all the main engines of European integration caught fire simultaneously’
Angela Merkel and Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament
Instant Opinion

‘Never before have all the main engines of European integration caught fire simultaneously’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
3 Mar 2021
‘Chancellors are not just accountants - they have the power to reshape the country’
Chancellor Rishi Sunak visits the Imperial Clinic Research Facility
Instant Opinion

‘Chancellors are not just accountants - they have the power to reshape the country’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
2 Mar 2021
‘There are already many caveats on our freedoms in the name of collective safety’
A vaccination centre in London
Instant Opinion

‘There are already many caveats on our freedoms in the name of collective safety’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
1 Mar 2021