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.”
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The Telegraph Frontpage for the Pentecost weekend of May 2023
Jeremy Hunt has said he is comfortable with Britain falling into a recession if it is necessary to defeat inflation, days after the IMF said Britain would avoid a downturn. Jeremy Hunt will accept a recession if it brings down inflation The Chancellor said he would back the Bank of England in raising interest ratesContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for the Pentecost weekend of May 2023”
Russians saying now there is enough proof the West is attacking the Russian Federation
From the Russian army deserted and individual Russian resistance fighters against Putin, we see that a counter-movement has started against the government that is in the Kremlin.
The Telegraph Frontpage for Monday 2023 May 22
By Daniel Hardaker Supporters and allies of Suella Braverman fear that questions over her conduct are intended to discredit her as she attempts to tackle net migration. Meanwhile, friends of Phillip Schofield claim the presenter is “heartbroken” over his exit from This Morning. Suella Braverman ‘victim of smear campaign’, allies claim Allies of the HomeContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Monday 2023 May 22”
The third week of May 2023 in the picture
Tuesday May 16: Rishi Sunak met the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky at Chequers. Sunak promises Zelensky hundreds of drones and missiles Britain will deliver “hundreds” of long-range attack drones and air-defence missiles to Ukraine, Downing Street has announced. Joe Barnes reports that Rishi Sunak hosted talks with Volodymyr Zelensky at Chequers to discuss further militaryContinue reading “The third week of May 2023 in the picture”
After the earthquake the Arab League agreed to reinstate Syria
Nothing has changed since Syria was forced out of the Arab League, but now Syria is readmitted to the Arab League again.
Russia facing 60-mile Ukrainian offensive
How far will Western countries empty their own weapons lockers to help someone else?
Russia accuses Ukraine of drone attack on President Putin
Putin is struggling in Ukraine, where the Russian troops do not seem to get the results Putin wanted. Therefore, Putin needs an excuse to launch something even more devastating than we have seen so far.
The Times, April 19, 2023: Religious icons with image of ‘almighty’ Putin sent to Russian troops
Russian troops in Ukraine received religious icons featuring an image of President Putin for Orthodox Easter, it has been claimed, as the Kremlin moved to scale down its annual Victory Day parades over security concerns.
The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2023 May 05
By Daniel Hardaker The Conservative Party is on course to suffer heavy losses at the local elections. Meanwhile, if you are travelling by rail this weekend, you may hear a few special announcements from the King and Queen. ‘Terrible night’ for Tories in local elections Conservatives are braced for a bruising set of local electionContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2023 May 05”