There is still a long way to go. I have no doubt that further battles lie ahead. But today’s news is an important step in the right direction.
Some are having fun with Alan Duncan’s diary revelation that Tobias wants Svetland to become a UK spaceport. They shouldn’t.
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
This isn’t just a green issue: cruel animal exploitation is seriously increasing the risk of future diseases jumping the species gap.
Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
It seems to me there is truth on both sides of this argument. The nuances to which Lammy refers get lost once combat is joined.
Collecting statistics on people’s self-identified racial background is one thing. Having ringfenced funding for one racial group is quite another.
Sadly, neither I nor others have a magic wand to wave but, for starters, the island needs to become far more accessible to the outside world.
The United States’ weakened capabilities and frayed alliances both play in Tehran’s favour at a crucial and sensitive time.
My undercover investigation exposed a disgusting and abusive practice which shames South Africa – and, by extension, all of us.
Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.
Precisely because it would be a rather unnecessary addition to the current deal, it is hard to argue that the proposal would be a disaster for Brexit.
It is an attractive destination, with a friendly population and a fascinating history, but it has been badly let down by officialdom.
The Prime Minister should speak over the heads of Party members and the media to the people that she most identifies with: middle of the road voters.
Our new Export Strategy, which I am launching today, will put in place the tools that businesses have told us they need to help them on their journey.