There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
Richard Holden: Biden’s inauguration this week boosts Britain’s new opportunity to pivot to the world
With a new president in place, and the UK’s G7 presidency up and running, we will have a new Indo-Pacific trading opportunity.
We will be using this Northern Ireland centenary to promote it and recognise its contribution to the rest of the UK
WPI Economics, which has been crunching numbers for the first, has also taken an interest in the second.
Will Quince: While we get help to people in need, Starmer calls for some of it to be scrapped – with no replacement plan
Labour would abolish Universal Credit, which has coped well with the unprecedented pressures of this unprecedented last year.
The playbook learned delivering Brexit is little use when the weight of public opinion is in favour of more restrictions, not fewer.
David Gauke: The Covid paradox for Johnson: the nearer to normality we get, the more difficulties he’ll have
The Government should begin to dash unrealistic expectations now, rather than be forced to do so later.
Until Ministers have a clear direction in which to steer the ship of anti-poverty policy, they will be at the mercy of the passengers.
Plus: What I discovered when I interviewed James Comey. And why I can’t think of a single interesting anecdote or conclusion from Tim Sainsbury’s memoir.
Nick King: London is unlikely to have another “Big Bang” moment – but here’s how we can boost its potential post-Brexit
There’s huge scope to enhance the City, and the British economy – especially if we learn the right lessons from Thatcher-era reforms.
When the virus eventually recedes, the just-about-managing will demand their place in the sun.
Profile. Kwarteng Unchained. The rise, wobble and rise of the big, bold, bright new Business Secretary
As soon as the emphasis shifts from surviving the pandemic to reviving the economy, he will become a key figure.
Douglas Ross: No more excuses. No more evasion. Sturgeon’s position is untenable if Salmond is telling the truth.
Just a few months ahead of the Scottish Parliament Election, voters deserve to know the truth of whether they can trust the First Minister’s word.
Garvan Walshe: Conservatives need to choose. Are they with democracy or with the Capitol terrorists?
The main issue is not that the latter’s actions are extreme, but that they’re anti-constitutional.
You’re either for Trump or against him. The Republicans can’t avoid a choice. And it’s best made now.
If an unpleasant medical procedure becomes unavoidable, it’s nearly always best not to put it off. Pence should seek to move the 25th amendment.