The populist appeal of simplistic answers to complex solutions is a challenge for political leaders.There are times when expertise and experience must prevail over the popular mood of the moment.
Britain's decision to leave the EU will fundamentally affect Africa's relationship with UK in a way that will be damaging to all.
How does the UK go about disentangling itself from EU laws?
With an arrogant, ill-starred gamble for partisan advantage, the Conservatives have destroyed the very thing they supposedly stand for.
Mark Carney has announced the first part of a plan to settle investor nerves and avoid a market trainwreck. Despite best efforts it may not be enough.
The former mayor has popular appeal but he also needs to prove his gravitas.
The Brexit is on, shifting the political landscape in Europe. Scholars from Cornell, Pennsylvania State and Colorado State universities comment on what it means for U.S. foreign policy and investors.
Shortly after the EU referendum result came in, there followed an emotional statement from Number 10.
Experts in the UK, US, India, Indonesia and NZ explain how Australia's election is playing out abroad and what's at stake for our neighbours and allies.
Cuts to local councils are being passed onto domestic violence services – here's what we need to do to prevent it.
Boris could be about to discover a taste for Scottish nationalism.
Getting rid of Britain could help reinvigorate the EU, and France's place within it.
Behind the parochial media focus on the political manoeuvring within a divided Conservative Party, national decisions don’t get much more important than the UK's referendum on its EU membership.
Corporate wrongdoing is underpinned by a morality that many of us have voted for.
He claims to not have what it takes to be leader, but only the justice secretary stands a chance of giving the Thatcherites what they crave.
How the different scenarios could play out.
How will the football influence the vote? Here are the possibilities ...
The swing in betting sentiment the month before the Scottish indyref tells us Boris has his work cut out.
There is good reason to fear Brexit, but voting to stay in the EU is also a chance to restore the vision of the founding fathers.
Austria and the almost victory of the far right is a canary in a coal mine. A new political divide is emerging on both sides of the Atlantic.