International humanitarian law may be imperfect, but it can ameliorate some of the worst horrors of armed conflict – such as the Khan Sheikhoun gas attack.
The Lord Chancellor has enraged the judiciary by not speaking up for it in what it saw as an hour of need.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
Macmillan’s efforts succeeded because Churchill backed him fully. The Communities Secretary is not in the same happy position with May.
Interview: Philip Davies on standing up for his views – “The place where bullying happens most is in the House of Commons”
The Shipley MP says his views on women and equality are reasonable, and that Labour is shaping a culture that seeks to silence dissent.
Together they turned the liberal establishment’s own weapons against it
The Work and Pensions Secretary, sacked by Cameron, is back under May – and helping to reverse Osborne’s clampdown on welfare for working people.
Profile: Keir Starmer, leading for Labour on Brexit. A first-class lawyer – but can he be a first-class politician?
The former Director of Public Prosecutions did not serve under either Blair or Brown, and is hard to place in the strife which rends the Labour Party.
Their hatred of Blairite careerists leads them to see all Corbyn’s limitations as virtues.
The true believer whose appointment to represent the European Parliament in the Brexit negotiations is “an act of war”.
He has seamlessly made the transition from Cameron to May.
Profile: Rasputin – the drunken, illiterate, dissolute mystic to whom the Prime Minister’s co-Chief of Staff is now compared
He had a magnetic hold over a powerful woman, and was murdered by a member of the Bullingdon Club. We trust that no precedent has been set.
He supports single market membership and is unlikely to enthuse about an industrial strategy. Meet the man who could make or mar May’s premiership.
He represents a proudly provincial conservatism, in which the condition of the striving classes, and of the industries on which they depend, matter a hundred times more than the City of London.
These futuristic gadgets can help fill a Queen’s Speech, but in real life, drivers will want to stay in control – at least for the time being.