The international community should be more critical of the country, but that’s difficult when others have also embraced draconian rules.
Posts Tagged: Paris
We have a tendency to idolise our European counterparts on Covid strategy. But we should think about our own legacy.
Olivier Guitta: Biden’s decision to snub France will weaken, not embolden, the U.S. in its dealings with China
The AUKUS alliance will merely push away France, which has been one of the most sanguine countries to oppose China’s influence.
Daniel Hannan: The City was always going to survive post-Brexit. But now we must diverge from EU rules, and allow it to prosper.
Brexit doesn’t just allow the City to make its regulatory regime more competitive; it obliges it to do so.
Ultimately, we either believe in free enterprise, and put customers and passengers ahead of fat-cat bosses and bureaucrats, or we don’t.
Our experience suggests arrivals stores could boost UK airport passenger spending by between 20 and 30 per cent.
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.
Now more than ever, a coherent, holistic strategy is required that will unite and enhance our capabilities to advance Britain’s position in the world.
Garvan Walshe: Macron is running out of time in which to prevail against the far left, far right – and Islamist extremism
After the beheading of Samuel Paty, there are huge questions for the president as to how he can prevent such an atrocious crime again.
Ed Vaizey: Ending tax-free shopping for international visitors would be disastrous for the British economy
The policy will make the country less competitive on the world stage. Indeed, it’ll be the only one in Europe not offering VAT-free shopping.
Richard Ritchie: The climate crisis – and this pandemic – have made the case for a carbon tax stronger than ever before
Besides, the cash-strapped Chancellor will need to raise revenue from somewhere. Here are some points to consider before going ahead.
Anthony Browne: It’s time to drop the defeatist narrative about Britain and Covid-19. We have had many successes.
The coverage of death rates in this country has been lacking in nuance – leading people to have skewed perceptions of the UK’s performance.
The president has lost his majority during the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. How will it affect his odds at the 2022 election?
If we’re really going solve it and “build better” as Scruton wished then we need massive changes.
If the arguments against a target of net zero emissions by 2050 now seem familiar, that may be because we have been here before.