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If you thought the electoral appeal of populism was on the wane, think again.

If you thought the electoral appeal of populism was on the wane, think again.   Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in yesterday’s presidential runoff in Turkey is the latest evidence of its staying power. He extended his 20-year rule despite a cost-of-living crisis, a slumping currency and public anger over the bungled relief effort following February’sContinue reading “If you thought the electoral appeal of populism was on the wane, think again.”

The New York Times looking at the 4th week of May 2023

Gail Collins and Bret Stephens The Republican Presidential Plot Is Thickening Tim Scott and Ron DeSantis are on the near horizon. Ezra Klein Liberals Are Persuading Themselves of a Debt Ceiling Plan That Won’t Work The limit Congress imposes is dumb, but Biden can’t just wave it away. Andrew Tate Thought He Was Above theContinue reading “The New York Times looking at the 4th week of May 2023”

Saturday night rally biggest political showdown yet of the 2024 Republican primary contest

Vendors sell campaign merchandise ahead of a Des Moines rally for Donald Trump on Saturday that was later abandoned because of weather warnings. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images North America Even extreme weather warnings couldn’t dampen the spirits of Donald Trump’s faithful By Rozina Sabur IN DES MOINES, IOWA “Bullhorn Betty” was not going to missContinue reading “Saturday night rally biggest political showdown yet of the 2024 Republican primary contest”

Bank holiday weekend of 2023 May 1

The bank holiday weekend is nearly finished. We do not know if you were able to enjoy several Labour Day manifestations or catch some May 1 speeches. Hopefully, you also found some time to sit back and relax with some of our selected stories. You might find some Labour Day speech by Marcus Ampe, himContinue reading “Bank holiday weekend of 2023 May 1”

2023 Easter Sunday’s essential news

The leader of the Scottish Conservatives has told voters to back Labour at the next election to oust the SNP, prompting fury in Tory HQ. Plus: Two Britons killed in the West Bank have been named. Tory fury | Douglas Ross, the Scottish Conservatives leader, has provoked anger in the party’s London headquarters after sayingContinue reading “2023 Easter Sunday’s essential news”

Sunday 2023 March 26 Frontpage

Suella Braverman could ban the European Court of Human Rights from grounding migrant deportation flights in a deal to pacify Tory rebels, The Telegraph can reveal. Plus, Natasha Kaplinsky has spoken of her battle to protect her children from online porn. Headlines: Sunday’s essential news Migrant crisis | The Home Secretary is locked in talksContinue reading “Sunday 2023 March 26 Frontpage”

Need for the Republican Party to “cleanse itself” of Donald Trump

The Republican Party should “cleanse itself” of Donald Trump, a potential presidential candidate has said, as there are “no limits on what he’s capable of doing”. John Bolton told The Telegraph that Mr Trump’s administration had “damaged” the US and warned of the “danger” should he be successful in the 2024 presidential election – watchContinue reading “Need for the Republican Party to “cleanse itself” of Donald Trump”

Things are getting Stormy for Trump

People around the US are waiting with bated breath for the arrest of Donald Trump. Rumours ramped up this past weekend that a grand jury in Manhattan was coming close to indicting the former president for his involvement in hush money paid to former adult film star Stormy Daniels in 2016. Over the last year,Continue reading “Things are getting Stormy for Trump”

Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump’s fate

Stormy Daniels may soon seal Donald Trump’s fate. How did a porn star become one of the most powerful people in US politics? One busy weekday night in May 2018, a Pittsburgh strip club dancer named Scarlet went to the bar for fries and ran into something unusual: a young man carrying a political non-fictionContinue reading “Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump’s fate”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Mondy 2023 March 20

By Sam Hall Credit Suisse has been sold in a cut-price deal aimed at staving off a new financial crisis. We also have the latest on Suella Braverman’s visit to Rwanda, as European judges near a climbdown over their blocking of deportation flights. Credit Suisse sold to avert banking crisis The 167-year-old lender, which wasContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Mondy 2023 March 20”