Iran’s hardliners have been returned to the Consultative Assembly with a majority, amidst the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic’s history. The result has clear implications for the future, but also raises some intriguing questions.
The government has launched a review of foreign, defence and security policy that it claims is the biggest such review since the end of the Cold War.
The Court of Appeals has ruled that the government’s decision to approve the third runway at Heathrow did not take account of its obligations under the Paris Agreement. The Heathrow saga continues.
The government is considering moving the House of Lords to the north of England. This would be a mis-pitched gesture.
The latest development in cancer research shows why, in spite of all the doom and gloom relentlessly shovelled in our faces by the media, we are alive at the most fortunate time in history.
There have been calls in recent weeks and months for Britain to settle a forty year old “debt” owed to Iran in order to secure the release of the Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release. For the safety of British travellers and citizens both now and in the future, it is imperative that we do not.
All things being equal, we should not let Huawei into our critical national infrastructure. Yet the government may feel it has not choice. This is a low moment for Britain. We must never let ourselves be in this situation again.
With such a big majority, this government has the ability to enact clear and decisive policy. For the sake of girls in this country, they should give women’s sport the boost it’s needed for so long.
After the election result, Labour must regather and re-build. How do they go about coming back from here?
Recent revelations show that Turkey is host to terrorist planners. This is the latest in a series of actions in which Turkey has defied its Western partners. How should the West respond?