Maybe this new-party-with-a-charismatic-leader thing isn’t as easy as people imagined.
Posts Tagged: Francois Hollande
It is the spending that needs to be controlled and reduced, rather than taxes increased yet further.
Diego Zuluaga: The Paradise Papers. The rich are paying more tax than ever – and tax havens are a force for good
For the most part, capital in offshore centres is invested, fetching rates of return far in excess of the value that most government expenditure can generate.
Charlie Elphicke: Don’t assume that Macron will push our border back to Dover. Here’s how we can reach agreement.
France’s new president may be a more positive force for Britain than people expect. But we need to be ready – deal or no deal.
It remains highly likely that Emmanuel Macron will beat Marine Le Pen. But France’s growing euroscepticism should not be ignored.
Will the UK get a deal? Much depends on whether other European governments or the EU Commission take charge on the other side of the table.
These students parrot the priggish and illiberal morality preached to them by their self-righteous elders.
Its winner may well face Marine Le Pen in next year’s presidential showdown
The polls predict a comfortable win for her opponent. But this far out the polls also predicted Remain and Clinton would win.
The very threat of reaching out in this way may make our neighbours reconsider any idea of punishing us.
Putin sees appeasement for what it is. Providing the weaponry to give the people of Aleppo some defence could bring him back to the peace table.
Charlie Elphicke: We’ve heard it before. We’re hearing it again. But this time the Calais Jungle really must be closed.
And here is my five point plan for making it happen.
We were told that we needed the EU to get trade deals agreed that would help us. Now look at what’s happened.
A range of significant obstacles would need to be cleared to set about forming such a defence force. None of them is anything to do with Britain’s membership of the EU
It shows an admirable devotion to duty. But whether what was sustainable as Home Secretary will be so as Prime Minister is another matter.