This year has seen all manner of political and cultural surprises, it has seen the astonishing rise of Corbyn, our first taste of Trumpism and the sweeping reach of #MeToo. We spoke with Pagefield friends Tim Shipman, Deborah Mattinson, Christian May, Laura Kuenssberg & Claire Fox to understand the year that was.
Trump’s retweeting of the far-right group Britain First placed new pressure on the ‘special relationship’ this week. But with the US an important strategic partner for ‘Global Britain’, Ben Stetson asks how the Prime Minister can demonstrate the need for cordial relations whilst recognising Trump’s low approval rating in the UK.
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