07 November 2017
500 years ago a preacher called Martin Luther sparked a movement which loosened the grip of the church on society. Dave Sewell argues this was about more than just theology
24 October 2017
“When the first reports of serious disorders in Catalonia were reaching Madrid, the English ambassador wrote home that he saw ‘nothing in the business that is hard to settle’.”
09 October 2017
“When one joins the civil guard, one declares civil war,” wrote the novelist Ramon Sender in 1936, the year his native Spain disintegrated into war.
03 October 2017
New Ukip leader Henry Bolton kicked off his stint by attacking multiculturalism and immigration. Last week the former cop and soldier was elected Ukip’s fourth leader in just over a year.
28 September 2017
The racist Ukip party is set to announce its new leader today, Friday, as the party’s conference begins in Torquay.
26 September 2017
The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.
05 September 2017
Predictably enough, negotiations between the Tory government and the European Commission over the terms of Brexit are running into difficulty.
01 August 2017
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.
18 July 2017
Tony Blair's latest intervention in the Brexit debate shows him to be unusually self-deluding even by his standards. He still doesn’t seem to understand that every time he opens his mouth he damages whatever cause he’s supporting.
12 July 2017
Britain’s government has let down refugee children in Europe, and patrols it supports in the Mediterranean have led to more deaths.
14 March 2017
Tories triggering Article 50 should be a spur to fight to shape the outcome, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
31 January 2017
Corbyn is right to reject Tory plans and trigger Article 50—but Labour rebels weaken him, says Nick Clark
17 January 2017
Free movement of labour has become a key debate. Workers currently have the freedom to travel across the European Union (EU) under current rules.
11 October 2016
Theresa May used last week’s Tory conference in Birmingham to shift her party and her government sharply to the right.
19 September 2016
An attack on a pregnant woman in Bletchley has focused attention on racism. People in the Milton Keynes town told Tomáš Tengely-Evans about their experiences, the impact of the EU vote—and how they are fighting back
30 August 2016
The Border Force boat Valiant was scrambled on Thursday morning of last week to intercept a small dinghy crossing the Channel.
12 July 2016
The Brexit referendum revealed a united ruling class and a divided working class. A few eccentrics aside, big business backed Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). They are now united in mourning the result of the vote.
28 June 2016
The global rich claim that last week’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) will cause economic catastrophe.
21 June 2016
Irish prime minister Enda Kenny and the Irish political establishment have been urging Irish people in Britain to vote to remain part of the EU. He implies that Ireland’s "national interest" lies with the Remain camp.
14 June 2016
The EU is racist and beyond reform. A Leave vote would mean a double crisis—for the Tories and the ruling class