We have now secured 97 per cent of the trade value that we set out to reach agreements for first, beyond the EU. And there’s more to come.
How will we feel about cutting aid if we see the kind of shocking scenes of starvation that started Live Aid in the 1980s?
It’s time that we all stood shoulder to shoulder together, and kept ourselves safe from outside interference.
Let’s use ever-increasing intelligence – and stop the flow of dirty money out of poor countries.
During the years when the West sought to draw Iran back into the comity of nations, the ayatollahs backed terrorist bombs, cyberattacks, and drone shootings.
The second article in a three-part series explaining why adapting to a society and economy shaped by technology is key.
Ultimately, it is economic growth not traditional aid which will support the growing populations of the developing world.
Magufuli talks of the ‘harmful effects of birth control’ and attacks women using contraception as ‘lazy’, but we give £45 million to boost family planning in his nation.
Supporting businesses and innovators can generate scalable, sustainable returns whilst bypassing corrupt middle-men and avoiding white elephant projects.
He made grotesque errors of taste and judgement – see “Rivers of Blood”. But even his critics admit that he was one of the great parliamentarians of the 20th century.
I was drawn to work here by the values which I believe can help a struggling economy become more productive: autonomy, hard work, and enterprise.
Free enterprise has huge benefits. But more than that, it is intensely democratic, open and diverse – breaking down monopolies, hierarchies and outdated practices.
Improving the situation means not only holding the police to greater account, but behaving more responsibly ourselves.
Action must go beyond ISIS to prevent other, similarly-minded, jihadist groups prospering.
Her speech yesterday sought to turn a weakness into a strength- by projecting Britain as a globally-engaged, progressive, aid-friendly country.