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Images from Bucha have horrified the world — but what is to be done?

The possibility of Putin's removal from office is no longer so remote.Opinion.

Images from Bucha have horrified the world — what is to be done?

The mask slips

Putin's manner is no less chilling than his message:His is the gaze of a cold-blooded killer and many Russians have had enough. Op-ed.

The mask slips

Listen to Zelensky

Substitute Israel for the UK in this article..Idea:To help the refugees,support Poland financially so they can return home later. Op-ed.

Listen to Zelensky

Has Putin turned the clock back — or is he running out of time?

What we are witnessing in Ukraine is not merely the madness of Tsar Vladimir, it goes beyond that. Opinion.

Has Putin turned the clock back — or is he running out of time?

The COVID dilemmas: Antivaxxers in the UK

Boosters should deal with the Omicron threat — but what about antivaxers? Op-ed.

The COVID dilemmas: Antivaxxers in the UK

Xi isn’t in Glasgow this week. Greta is. Who’s right?

Such giant conferences on “global heating” are out of date and in a way, even absurd. Op-ed.

Xi isn’t in Glasgow this week. Greta is. Who’s right?

What kind of leader has Germany elected?

Will Olaf Scholz be a German leader like Willy Brandt and Helmut Schmidt? Op-ed.

What kind of leader has Germany elected?

The rout of the Afghan forces will have grave consequences for the West

The forces of Western civilisation are scuttling, leaving 38 million Afghans to their fate. The results for the West are profound. Op-ed.

Afghanistan's fall will have grave consequences for the West

Annti-Semitism stalks the streets of Britain. Does Labour bear responsibility?

A brazen attempt to intimidate UK Jews in broad daylight, whipped up by one-sided media and agitation legitimised by political figures.Op-ed

Anti-Semitism stalks Britain. Does Labour bear responsibility?

Israel pioneers a new political phenomenon: the vaccine election

Israel is the first, but there will be other vaccine elections soon, and politicians will be judged by how they protected the public Op-ed.

Israel pioneers a political phenomenon: the vaccine election

While Europe argues about vaccination, Israel gets it done

The EU seems to be fraying as solidairty is eclipsed by acrimony over vaccine availability..The UK is ahead, but nothing like Israel. Op-ed.

While Europe argues about vaccination, Israel gets it done

Vienna's terrorist ordeal this week is a reminder of past nightmares

The enemies of Western civilisation respect neither borders nor politics. The peoples of Europe stand or fall together. Op-ed.

Vienna's terrorist ordeal is a reminder of past nightmares

Police officers protect us all, but we fail to protect them

Anti-police violence in the UK doesn't come close to the situation in the US. We should be ashamed to tolerate it anywhere. Opinion.

Police protect us all, but who will protect them?

The Abraham Accords are a triumph: give Trump and Netanyahu their due

Much of the diplomatic community and Europe have ignored the Accords because they are a triumph for Trump and Netanyahu. Op-ed.

The Abraham Accords triumph: Give Trump and Netanyahu their due

Will the Democrats’ unconventional Convention propel Biden into the White House?

Instead of a gathering of the faithful, the convention was a four-day virtual coronation of Joe Biden. Op-ed.

Will the Dems’ unconventional Convention bring a Biden victory?

The blast in Beirut poses an existential question: is Lebanon a failed state?

Beirut was already a powder keg, but this bolt from the blue has highlighted the fact that Lebanon is unable to protect its citizens. Op-ed.

A post-bomb existential question: Is Lebanon a failed state?

Dickens defined Victorian England. Racist or not, we need to hear his voice

Does every dead white male have to drown in the woke flood? Dickens actively fought for social justice and against slavery. Op-ed.

Dickens defined Victorian England. Racist or not, let him be

How WWII Jewish refugees to the UK formed the world famous Amadeus Quartet

One silver lining in the darkness of war, writes this UK author and editor, was the arrival in Britain of Jewish refugees. Op-ed for VE Day

How WWII Jewish refugees formed the world famous Amadeus Quartetplayer