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A personal view
Did Angela Merkel’s stance to toughen policy on asylum seekers lead her to score a historic win?
Consistency of vision and politics, clarity of ideas, grace and brevity of expression… Some reflections on column writing
Helmut Kohl, the longest serving chancellor, the German unifier and European integrationist
What was billed as an unmitigated disastrous election for the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn turned it into one of the best elections in Labour...
Ken Loach’s filmography continues to tackle issues of social import effectively, sparking debate in policy circles
SM Burke deserves a place in our national hall of fame for his enduring contribution to our public and intellectual life
With the fall of the Soviet Union and unprecedented rise of neo-liberalism, the Russian revolution centenary is being marked by contradictory...
Though the nativist and anti-immigration parties have failed to make it into the government, they have made some further inroads into the electorate
Hans Rosling gave the world a fact-based worldview