Briefings

19 October...

Ania Lewandowska looks at what we can expect from the EU summit in Brussels.

19 October...

18 October...

Ania Lewandowska looks at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China - the country's biggest political event which only occurs every five years.

18 October...

17 October...

Back in May, David Gaffney wrote about the vital role of journalism in holding power to account, with particular reference to Trump. A White House press conference yesterday served up another reminder of why this matters.

17 October...

16 October...

Theresa May will fly to Brussels alongside Brexit Secretary David Davis today to hold talks with Michael Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

16 October...

13 October...

In the final briefing of the week, Stuart Taylor examines the potential consequences if the Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU continue in this period of stalemate.

13 October...

12 October...

In Thursday's briefing, Adam Shaw examines the controversies surrounding Donald Trump's possible state visit to the UK.

12 October...

11 October...

The chancellor might deem answering hypothetical questions to be "irresponsible", but it has caused the prime minister some discomfort. Lyle Hill has more in Wednesday's briefing.

11 October...

10 October...

In Tuesday's briefing, Ania Lewandowska looks ahead to a pivotal day in Spain, as the Catalan President prepares to address the region's parliament.

10 October...

9 October...

In the first briefing of the week, Scott Reid gives us a flavour of what to expect from the SNP annual party conference taking place in Glasgow.

6 October...

Scott Reid looks at the hardening stances of both sides in the debate over Catalan independence and questions where we go from here.

5 October...

In today's briefing, Lyle Hill discusses Theresa May's chaotic conference speech and whether she may face a leadership challenge.

5 October...

4 October...

Ania Lewandowska examines the issue of gun control in the US, with a feeling of déjà vu.

4 October...

3 October...

Susan Arthur looks at the measures that the Conservative Party has announced at its conference in an attempt to reconnect with younger voters.

3 October...

2 October...

After violence broke out during Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia, Stuart Taylor mulls over what might be next for the Spanish and Catalan authorities in our first daily briefing of the week.

2 October...

29 September...

Stuart Taylor writes about the response from the world's car makers to the lift of the ban on Saudi women being able to drive.

28 September...

Is this the end of British politics as we know it? Scott Reid considers the key points from the Labour party conference.

27 September...

Ania Lewandowska leads the briefing on the latest in a series of reforms in Saudi Arabia- to lift a ban on women being allowed to drive.

26 September...

Nationalisation and proposals on PFI brought the biggest cheers from the conference floor during a keynote address to the Labour Party conference yesterday, says Lyle Hill.

26 September...

25 September...

Angela Merkel will remain as German chancellor following the federal elections, but her position has been weakened. Adam Shaw considers her limited options for forming a government.

25 September...

22 September...

Ania Lewandowska looks at what we can expect from Theresa May's Florence speech.

22 September...