Tuesday, 2 October 2018

How a Eurocrat will save Britain from a No Deal Brexit

If there is one figure that has propelled many in Britain to reject Europe it is the legendary Brussels Eurocrat..

By Denis MacShane


Monday, 9 July 2018

Boris Johnson proves himself with the Balkans

Writing in defence of Boris Johnson seems a forlorn waste of time but our much mocked Foreign Secretary is actually..

By Denis MacShane


Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Journalists emerge as losers in Brexit vote saga

Everyone is dumping on everyone as yesterday’s votes on Brexit in the Commons failed to deliver leadership, clarity and coherence...

By Denis MacShane


Monday, 4 June 2018

Bernard-Henri Lévy is an enemy to the pro-European cause

Have the anti-Brexit campaigners found their prophet to lead Britain out of the Brexit wilderness to a  promised land? This..

By Denis MacShane


Thursday, 25 January 2018

Darkest Hour: glorious words but dreadful history

How does one count the ways the film the Darkest Hour about Churchill in May 1940 get so many facts..

By Denis MacShane


Tuesday, 9 January 2018

The BBC has got it wrong: Toby Young resigning is not the biggest story of the day

There is a fair bit of news around. President Macron is in China as he emerges as the new General..

By Denis MacShane


Friday, 22 December 2017

May and Attlee: the similarities

Like the famous Abbot in the French revolution who was asked what it was like and replied : “I survived”..

By Denis MacShane


Monday, 13 November 2017

How to get Iran to release prisoners

‎Getting Iran to behave well is never easy and the extraordinary sequence of unforced errors by British politicians of all..

By Denis MacShane


Friday, 8 September 2017

Politics in September should be banned

“April is the cruellest month” are the famous opening words of TS Elliot’s The Wasteland. September might be called the most..

By Denis MacShane