Briefings

18 August...

Spain has suffered its worst terror attack since the Madrid bombings in 2004, as a vehicle attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas killed 13 people with at least 100 injured.

17 August...

Stuart Taylor listens to Lord Prescott regale an Edinburgh festival audience on lessons from a 50-year political career.

16 August...

In today's briefing, Scott Reid looks at Indian independence and the country's "new voice" under Narenda Modi.

15 August...

President Trump has finally bowed to political pressure and explicitly condemned white supremacists, after the violence in Charlottesville at the weekend.

15 August...

14 August...

In the first Daily Briefing of the week, Susan Arthur looks at Donald Trump's response to the events in Charlottesville over the weekend, and how it compares to his predecessor when faced with similar circumstances.

14 August...

11 August...

With Europe’s migrant crisis arriving on the shores of Spain, it looks like Chancellor Merkel's summer holidays are just about over. Scott Reid has more in today's briefing.

10 August...

The rhetoric ratchets up a notch as North Korea states it would be ready to fire missiles into the waters of Guam by mid-August.

10 August...

9 August...

In today's briefing, Ania Lewandowska looks at the growing tensions between the US and North Korea.

9 August...

8 August...

Today across Kenya more than 19 million people will go to the polls in what is one of the most important elections on the African continent.

8 August...

7 August...

In today's Daily Briefing Susan Arthur explains why Brexit will be the first order of business when parliament resumes in September.

7 August...

4 August...

As parliament is in summer recess, political news in the UK has dried up to such an extent that pictures of Jeremy Corbyn on a Croatian cycling holiday make headlines.

4 August...

3 August...

Our intern, Philip Sime, explains why the US president was forced to sign into law a bill which imposes fresh sanctions on Russia over the country’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.

3 August...

2 August...

Centrica’s announcement that British Gas electricity prices would increase by 12.5 per cent for 3.1 million households from next month has sparked fury from opposition political leaders.

2 August...

1 August...

After days of growing divisions among cabinet ministers played out in public, the prime minister stepped in to clarify her government's position on the freedom of movement.

1 August...

31 July...

Stuart Taylor previews the week ahead and takes a look at Donald Trump's new chief of staff, General John F. Kelly.

31 July...

28 July...

Anthony Scaramucci has broken all the rules by becoming the story, says Adam Shaw.

28 July...

27 July...

Susan Arthur tackles what Bloomberg has dubbed "the busiest earnings day in twenty years" in Thursday's Daily Briefing.

27 July...

26 July...

It's all about jobs in today's briefing - trade deals, NHS staffing shortages and panda cuddlers.

26 July...

25 July...

In Tuesday's briefing, Ania Lewandowska looks at Liam Fox's visit to Washington DC, where attempts to showcase a "new and exciting chapter" in UK-US trade relations has been overshadowed by controversy surrounding chlorine-washed chickens.

25 July...

24 July...

Lyle Hill writes about new rules that will allow energy consumers to save money by making it cheaper and easier for people to generate and store their own power using solar panels and batteries.

24 July...