An energy crisis means the world is less likely to call out Saudi Arabia’s human rights abuses, an expert argues.
A new prime minister is in place – but is now a good time to go to the polls?
Johnson’s leadership during the pandemic has been characterised by failures of governance and breaches of ethics.
The new leader of the Conservative party inherits a country in crisis.
The new prime minister must provide a clear plan and a fresh start – but the shadow of her predecessor looms large.
Liz Truss has defeated Rishi Sunak to become the next prime minister – but her victory makes the Conservatives much more likely to lose the next election.
From calling his opponent a bollard to shutting parliament for an extended period, Johnson has pushed the limits of the ‘good chaps school of government’.
As he exits Number 10, an expert on political rhetoric looks back on the quotes that best illustrate Johnson’s premiership.
China is challenging the idea of democracy, but western leaders are eroding democratic rights too.
Having an ethics adviser is a matter of convention, not a legal requirement.
Be it Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak, the incoming leader will inherit a party in deep trouble.
What would moralists and realists say about the UK’s recent political turmoil?
Both Churchill and Johnson had a complicated relationship with the Conservative Party.
A UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.
Do party members choose their preferred leader or the candidate who is more popular with the wider public?
Boris Johnson is about to leave 10 Downing Street to be replaced by one of two colleagues. His history in the top job is a chequered one.
The two front runners are more likely to face a right-wing candidate like Liz Truss than each other in the final phase of the race to replace Boris Johnson.
The scandals attract all the attention but the real problems in Johnson’s administration ran much deeper.
Conservative MPs vote in the first round and members in the second.
Uncertain economic policy can have lasting effects on financial markets