Rachel Cunliffe

Deputy Editor

Rachel Cunliffe is a political writer and editor. She specialises in global politics, technology and innovation. Her Per Diem e-mail for Reaction gives a snapshot of the day’s key stories, in Westminster, Washington and beyond. She also regularly writes for The Telegraph, The New Statesman, City A.M., and The Spectator.


Thursday, 23 May 2019

Ancient prophesy says totally stuffed Tories must throw May on the fire

Classical myth has it that the Sibyl offered nine books of prophecies to Tarquin the Proud, the last King of …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Saturday, 27 May 2017

Discover Goa: the gateway to India

Adventurous, globe-trotting, and seeking some winter sun? Now is the time to visit Goa. Once a staple of the hippie …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Thursday, 25 May 2017

America, get your act together - stop leaking intel

The UK police forces investigating the Manchester attack have stopped sharing intelligence with their US counterparts, after a series of …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Friday, 19 May 2017

In defence of Theresa May's plan to hit wealthy old people with the bill for care costs

It’s official, Theresa May has abandoned older people. So claims shadow chancellor and die-hard Corbynista John McDonnell – and if you listened …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Thursday, 18 May 2017

Reaction podcast: the good, the bad, and the high

The wait is over – the Tories have launched their official election manifesto, giving us a taste of what we’re …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Trump tried to block an FBI investigation. Impeachment time?

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Donald Trump undermines his staff and admits leaking intel to Russia

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Monday, 15 May 2017

How to keep Britain in the Eurovision Song Contest

I am a devout fan of the Eurovision Song Contest. This puts me at odds with other members of the Reaction …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Curing cancer: an interview with Dr Tasuku Honjo

Dr Tasuku Honjo has a mission: find a cure for cancer. In 1992 he discovered a gene that is key …

By Rachel Cunliffe