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White House allies are worried that neither are ready for the logistical and humanitarian impact of opening it.
The signs are beginning to emerge that the Biden presidency is taking the Wuhan theory seriously.
Ruth Davidson: The pandemic has been devastating for the world’s poorest girls. We cannot turn our backs on them.
The Chancellor’s decision to cut foreign aid will put futures in jeopardy.
Roger Gale: Special relationship or coercion? America’s approach to extradition is not the conduct of an ally.
Biden has recently reaffirmed the Trump administration’s refusal to extradite Anne Sacoolas.
Daniel Hannan: Ignore the Europhile sneers. Joining the Pacific bloc marks the rebirth of Global Britain.
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.
Andrew Mitchell and Douglas Alexander: It’s time to ‘crack the crises’ on Covid, injustice and climate change at this year’s G7
The stakes could not be higher for leaders at this year’s summit.
Iain Dale: 400,000 police records have gone. In the Blair years, home secretaries were forced to resign over less.
Plus: Where have Allegra Stratton’s live press conferences got to? And why I hate Twitter.
The new President’s problems will begin right at the start with whatever he decides to do next.
Sarah Elliott: Biden might have won the US election, but Republican victories elsewhere will inhibit his presidency
The incoming House GOP class is the most diverse freshman class for the Republicans in history. The majority of those who won are female.
Adrian Pascu-Tulbure: As the recent US election showed, the minority vote is no longer automatically Democrat
There are all sorts of explanations about why people voted the “wrong” way. But the simplest may be the appeal of conservative values.
During this crisis, people have forgotten that it fulfils diplomatic functions as much as scientific ones.
Garvan Walshe: How will Netanyahu – the world’s greatest political escapologist – get out of this latest trap?
Trump’s Middle East peace plan has left the Prime Minister of Israel in severe diplomatic difficulties. But there may be a way out.
The UK – US relationship will roll on, despite his insults to our Ambassdor. To suggest otherwise is leadership election positioning, not real politics.
Iain Dale: Will May challenge her critics to put up or shut up – and herself get a confidence ballot staged?
Plus: John Lewis blames Brexit. Juncker gets a drink. BBC stasis at Question Time and PM. And: Trump can’t emote.