Relations between the UK and France are often portrayed as a history of at best mutual suspicion and at worst open hostility..
The UK Supreme Court's decision will have profound implications for how and why a prime minister can suspend parliament.
All the drama has played out in the UK lately – with very little regard for whether any of the options under discussion would be acceptable to the EU.
Extremism and terrorism should not be simply interlinked.
The political class is tearing itself to pieces, and journalists are making sure we can read all about it. But beyond Westminster, why would people care about things they can do nothing about?
A strong speaker is never going to win friends. Bercow had a different goal.
The PM was meant to talk about recruitment but ended up rambling about Brexit.
It's not all about the economics – people's sense of well-being may help explain anti-immigration attitudes.
MPs blocked the prime minister's motion to hold an election – but that doesn't mean they don't want one.
Removing the whip to a group who voted against the government
For much of the 20th Century, UK Conservatives sought to appeal to a broad voter base. The new admiistration is already undermining that ethos.
Findings over the past few months show the two main parties are in terrible shape ahead of this snap vote.
An election is on the near horizon and the Conservatives are best placed to win. But that doesn't mean they will be popular.
With Brexit and another general election on the horizon, these spending plans are highly likely to change.
The U.K. prime minister sought to suppress Parliamentary opponents, saying he – not they – represents the will of the British people. It put Queen Elizabeth II in a real bind.
It's technically possible to topple the government but it wouldn't be easy.
The UK does not have a written constitution so how can we tell if the government is right or wrong on this point?
Parliaments have been prorogued before – and revolution has ensued.
MPs are calling it an attack on democracy, the government insists it's no big deal. Who is right in the battle for Brexit?
Understanding moderate politics can help us navigate the extremes of the current age.