An MEP on… A Just Transition

Europe is leading the way in promoting a quick phasing out of coal and bridging natural resources like gas

Diary: Government as Performance Art

Anand Menon is back in Portcullis House – but ‘politics as normal’ is distinctly absent

Zoom and the equalisation of ideas

How politicians and videoconferencing have made the world smaller

What we can learn from Taiwan on pandemics

Thanks to its robust health system, rigorous testing strategies, information transparency, and public-private partnerships, Taiwan’s response to COVID-19 has been one of the world’s success stories.

Making European vaccine strategy “antifragile” by eliminating the virus

It yet remains to be seen if the vaccine will deliver the promise of a return to normal life, with no new waves of infections.

Long-distance relationship

New Zealand’s high commissioner to the UK on Covid, cricket and Kiri Te Kanawa

The mutant variant of parliament has poisoned Westminster

Worse still, much of the new intake of MPs have not been able to discover the art of cooperation.

After COVID, the EU needs a new approach to China

The pandemic has proved a turning point for China’s foreign policy and public relations. Brussels should reciprocate.

COVID Recovery Fund challenged in European Courts

If the Constitutional Court decides to proceed with the case, it could delay the roll out of the Coronavirus Recovery Fund for months

Why Merkel does it better

As Boris goes from one blunder to the next, the German chancellor has kept the virus under control, says John Kampfner