- The US president’s thicker skin and conviction that he can transact little business with Congress means he is using his executive authority to shape policy – and his legacy.
- The next king of Spain will need to work hard to restore faith in the Bourbons, says the FT’s Tobias Buck.
- Not one of the ECB’s new measures addresses the problem of low inflation directly, says Wolfgang Münchau.
- This week’s Ofsted report that is expected to warn of hardline Islamist teaching creeping into a handful of British schools will revive the debate on whether a much broader push is needed to combat extremism in the UK.
- Even before the bribery allegations concerning Qatar’s World Cup bid emerged last Sunday, the young emir of the gas-rich state had reason to believe the world was turning against his country.
- Young prodigy Cassiano de Jesus has captured the footballing world of Brazil where the sport is one of the few equalisers in one of the planet’s most unequal countries.
- Four years after the last World Cup, residents of South Africa are still waiting to see its legacy.
- Lionel Messi “rejected the advances of Spain’s national team to choose Argentina, the land of his birth, only to find that he could never really come home.”