Gabriel Gavin

The men who would replace Merkel

While all eyes are on Washington, the most important transition of power could be playing out halfway across the world. On the surface it might

How Viktor Orban took on the EU – and won

They might seem odd bedfellows – Hungary’s populist strongman and the arch-liberal German Chancellor. But, after this week, Viktor Orban is Angela Merkel’s newest fan.

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