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Camilla Cavendish: Brexit remains perilous. But our national interest now lies in helping the government to project a glad, confident Britain to the wider world

As deputy PM of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has overturned tradition, and, just this week, partly privatised Saudi Aramco, the foundation of the kingdom’s power and prosperity — and that's why he is our Person in the News this week

Paul Johnson: Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid will have little room for spending increases or tax cuts even if the economy grows as forecast

Simon Kuper: ‘Many people hit by climate change won’t want to move. Others won’t be able to afford to. But lots will go’ – how environmental crises encourage migration

In the north of England, the Conservatives took seats from Labour that had not returned a Tory for decades, if ever

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In Hong Kong, protesters have had to create a visual culture that 'emerges, spreads and vanishes rapidly'

Opinion: Argentine President Mauricio Macri has lost touch with reality, and that may have scared markets even more than the prospect of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s return.

‘Jacob Rees-Mogg you're right. You don't need to visit the border... you need to have lived here.’ Belfast-born actor Stephen Rea explores the real impact of Brexit and the uncertainty of the future of the Irish border in a short film written by Clare Dwyer Hogg.

The public disagrees: 83% of the population blame the government for escalating violence and 74% blame the police, compared with 41% who blame the protesters, according to a survey released by the Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute last week

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Hundreds of thousands of people turned out in central Hong Kong on Sunday for the first street march approved by police since mid-August, in a rejection of Beijing’s efforts to stifle demands for greater political freedoms

The Catalan election results make it clear: the independence movement has won. Now comes the hard part

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