That Boris Johnson feels the need to mobilise civilian enforcers is clear evidence that a second harsh lockdown does not command popular support.
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Benedict Rogers: It’s time for Raab to bring Magnitsky sanctions to bear on those oppressing Hong Kong
The Foreign Secretary helped to author this important legislation. If Britain is to continue to take a robust stance against Beijing, he must now use it,
Alexander Woolf: My economic views are mainstream – but have been almost impossible to air at Britain’s universities
Many of these institutions claim to be “safe spaces”. Not if you voted Conservative, though.
There is further to go – but we can be proud of what the Foreign Secretary has already delivered.
It is our third largest market – we must work with it if we are to help resolve global problems from the environment to nuclear proliferation.
Building on May’s legacy will mean grinding, attritional work – which the hard left and extremist parties are neither interested in nor capable of doing.
Our snap survey. Over half of our Conservative member panel backs Johnson’s plan. A third want a Sweden-style looser lockdown.
The Prime Minister has room and time to get the new policy right – at least as far as most Party members are concerned.
Ten things you never knew about South Korea – some of which explain why it is so good at dealing with the virus
The reluctance of the experts to predict Korean unification means the chances of this happening are almost certainly underestimated.
The idea that we should not seek the closest commercial relationship with the United States is unconscionable.
Plus: No nay to Huawei. Or to HS2, too. And: my looming interview with Pompeo on his visit to London.
Iran, accustomed to artful brinksmanship and operational deniability, and equipped with an experienced cyber army, may take its revenge online.
It isn’t obvious that his foreign policy has been less effective than George W.Bush’s activism or Obama’s passivity. But what’s his aim here?
Liam Fox: Now we must focus on getting Brexit done – and on Labour’s threat to wages, job and savings
Understandably, attention is concentrated on the London Bridge attack aftermath. But we must focus laser-like on all the essential issues.
He could soon preside over a full-scale proxy war, or else do the Nixon-to-China routine with Rouhani. There is simply no way of knowing.
Ben Roback: A lesson from Bolton’s departure. With this President, it’s personality, not policy, that counts – his own.
Trump is now on his fourth National Security Adviser. By the time the election comes, expect him to be on his fifth or sixth.