Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage
Long table of men at Nato summit
In Depth

Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage

While avoiding direct involvement, Nato has played a crucial role in the Ukraine war
20 May 2022
Will Ukraine invasion trigger a global food security crisis?
Harvest in Ukraine
In Focus

Will Ukraine invasion trigger a global food security crisis?

Shortages of grain and fertiliser could last years, UN warns
19 May 2022
Why Turkey is threatening to block Nato’s Nordic expansion
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Between the lines

Why Turkey is threatening to block Nato’s Nordic expansion

Ankara delays early vote on Sweden and Finland joining military alliance
19 May 2022
Can Ukraine beat Russia in the battle for Donbas?
Ukrainian troops on the frontline in Donbas
Getting to grips with . . .

Can Ukraine beat Russia in the battle for Donbas?

Azovstal steel works ‘heroic hold-out’ could prove decisive
18 May 2022
What will happen to Ukraine’s captured Mariupol troops?
More than 260 soldiers have so far been evacuated to Russian-controlled territory
The latest on . . .

What will happen to Ukraine’s captured Mariupol troops?

Russian MPs call for fighters evacuated from Azovstal steelworks to be put to death
18 May 2022
What are the phosphorus bombs ‘pummelling’ Ukraine?
White phosphorus being dropped by the Assad regime in Douma, Syria
Fact file

What are the phosphorus bombs ‘pummelling’ Ukraine?

Footage shows ‘brightly burning munitions’ launched by Russian forces hitting Mariupol’s Azovstal steelworks
17 May 2022
Is Bosnia on the brink of another civil war?
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik
In Depth

Is Bosnia on the brink of another civil war?

Sarajevo calls for rapid Nato membership following Russian invasion of Ukraine
17 May 2022

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How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?
Boris Johnson and Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Today’s big question

How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?

The government announced earlier this month it would send £1.3bn in military support to war-torn country
17 May 2022
The fallout of Finland’s Nato membership bid
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin addresses a press conference on Nato membership in April
Getting to grips with . . .

The fallout of Finland’s Nato membership bid

Helsinki formally declares intention to join military alliance
16 May 2022
Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?
Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill
Today’s big question

Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?

Boris Johnson visits Belfast in a bid to end political deadlock
16 May 2022
Will Ukraine invasion usher in a new era of spying?
Ukrainian ground troops near the frontline in Kryvyi Rih
Unreported world

Will Ukraine invasion usher in a new era of spying?

Moscow’s global intelligence network has been devastated by the ongoing conflict, experts claim
14 May 2022
The Northern Ireland Protocol explained
David Frost and Boris Johnson
Fact file

The Northern Ireland Protocol explained

UK government to propose scrapping parts of the post-Brexit plans for trade
12 May 2022
Why the Black Sea is key to Ukraine invasion
Aftermath of Russian bombing in Odesa
In Depth

Why the Black Sea is key to Ukraine invasion

Moscow could threaten ‘millions with starvation’ through port blockade
12 May 2022
How Eurovision will play out amid Ukraine war
Kalush Orchestra celebrate their semi-final win
Why we’re talking about . . .

How Eurovision will play out amid Ukraine war

Invaded nation’s act is favourite to win while Russia barred from taking part
11 May 2022
How a trade war with Europe might play out
Liz Truss
Between the lines

How a trade war with Europe might play out

Tensions with the bloc threaten to trigger tariffs and the end of the free trade deal
11 May 2022
Macron’s vision for a new ‘European political community’
Emmanuel Macron outlines his vision for a new European organisation during a speech in Strasbourg
Between the lines

Macron’s vision for a new ‘European political community’

French president suggests member nations could include UK and Ukraine
10 May 2022
The true story of Germany’s Covid-19 response
A woman cycles past the Reichstag in Berlin wearing a face mask in March 2020
Why we’re talking about . . .

The true story of Germany’s Covid-19 response

Once lauded for its rapid response, Berlin’s excess death rate is now higher than many of its neighbours
10 May 2022
How likely is a united Ireland?
Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O'Neill with party leader Mary Lou McDonald
In Brief

How likely is a united Ireland?

Election campaign made little mention of republican party’s commitment to a border poll
9 May 2022
What could UK army learn from Ukraine?
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace during a trip to Finland
Today’s big question

What could UK army learn from Ukraine?

Kyiv troops’ experience of fighting Russia offers important lessons for UK, defence minister says
6 May 2022
Will the energy war hurt Europe more than Russia?
Ursula von der Leyen
In Brief

Will the energy war hurt Europe more than Russia?

European Commission proposes a total ban on Russian oil
5 May 2022
The breakaway republic in the Kremlin’s sights
Transnistria
Why we’re talking about . . .

The breakaway republic in the Kremlin’s sights

Russian general says Moscow aims to create a ‘corridor’ across southern Ukraine to Transnistria
5 May 2022
Did France mislead London about Falklands War missile?
Margaret Thatcher and François Mitterand pictured in 1984
Getting to grips with . . .

Did France mislead London about Falklands War missile?

Senior MPs demand answers about ‘kill switch’ on missile that sunk HMS Sheffield 40 years ago
5 May 2022
How the Ukraine war may affect Trump’s 2024 hopes
Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida
Between the lines

How the Ukraine war may affect Trump’s 2024 hopes

Former president’s support base has ‘splintered’ over Russia’s invasion
5 May 2022
The predictions for Putin’s Victory Day parade
A soldier waves a flag during the Victory Day parade in 2015
In Depth

The predictions for Putin’s Victory Day parade

Analysts fear British PoWs may be put on display during military celebration in Moscow
4 May 2022
The countries most reliant on Russian gas
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has backed a move away from Russian gas
Fact file

The countries most reliant on Russian gas

EU energy ministers hold crisis talks after Moscow starts cutting supplies
3 May 2022
The Western weapons push to help Ukraine
A Ukrainian soldier on the frontline in Donbas
The latest on . . .

The Western weapons push to help Ukraine

Officials call for rapid delivery of arms as Russia prepares to escalate battle for Donbas
29 Apr 2022
The battle over the Donbas
Ukrainian soldiers in a tank
In Depth

The battle over the Donbas

Russia’s main war aim in Ukraine is now ‘the liberation of the Donbas’
28 Apr 2022
Gerhard Schröder: the ex-German chancellor turned Putin’s man
Gerhard Schröder addresses journalists in 2020
Profile

Gerhard Schröder: the ex-German chancellor turned Putin’s man

Former leader refuses to quit roles with Russian energy companies
26 Apr 2022
Can Emmanuel Macron unite a divided France?
Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, celebrate his victory in Paris
Between the lines

Can Emmanuel Macron unite a divided France?

President fends off far-right rival Marine Le Pen to secure historic second term
25 Apr 2022
Who will win the 2022 French election?
French President Emmanuel Macron
In Focus

Who will win the 2022 French election?

Emmanuel Macron leading in polls in final hours until run-off vote
22 Apr 2022
Who is Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brückner?
A mugshot of Christian Brückner
Profile

Who is Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brückner?

Currently serving a jail sentence for rape, the German has been linked to a string of child abductions
22 Apr 2022
Russia can still ‘win’ Ukraine war
Ukrainian soldiers guard a checkpoint outside Kyiv
In Brief

Russia can still ‘win’ Ukraine war

Vladimir Putin adjusts tactics after ‘humiliation’ for second phase of invasion
22 Apr 2022
Where does Germany now stand on Ukraine war?
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
In Depth

Where does Germany now stand on Ukraine war?

Berlin again isolated as West sends heavy arms to defend Donbas
20 Apr 2022
The threat posed by IS new ‘global offensive’
The return of Taliban rule has raised fears Afghanistan could become a haven for terrorists
Between the lines

The threat posed by IS new ‘global offensive’

Jihadists told to strike Europe and Israel while Western powers are distracted by Ukraine
20 Apr 2022
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