Plus: May in trouble and Rudd in danger over Windrush. Corbyn stumbles. The pound rises. Local elections loom. And: the dignity of Neville Lawrence.
The Prime Minister faces a difficult afternoon – but will be aided by the unwillingess of Tory backbenchers to line up with Jeremy Corbyn.
She cited the attack in Salisbury: “We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised….in Syria, on the streets of the UK…
The atrocity demands a response, but will the President favour international diplomacy or military action?
Public opinion would back missile strikes against Assad, and arming a credible opposition, were there to be one. But not more western boots on the ground.
On corruption, fragility, innovation, human capital, creditworthiness, GDP per head – all the measures that count for most – the country is, to put it politely, not in a great place.
At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
“If the priority becomes avoiding new cooperation with a country outside the EU, then this will have damaging real world consequences for the security of all our people.”
As a permanent member of the Security Council and close ally to all members of the Coalition, it is in a perfect position to do so.
The number and proportion of conflicts around the world with a religious dimension is increasing. In 2001, 44 per cent; in 2013, 60 per cent.
The British Indian Ocean Territory is clearly a reminder to too many member nations of our lingering colonial legacy.
What I saw when I attended the United Nations climate change summit recenty, 25 years on from when I went with Sir John to the Earth Summit
There is a legitimate question to be asked about whether UK universities have been fulfilling their duty to provide a model of reasoned discourse on Brexit.
The deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear programme for good, but it is still better than alternative, military means of non-proliferation.
De-certification of nuclear agreement could lead world leaders to conclude that such deals with the United States are not worth the candle.