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Politics Today

Premier's political editor, Martyn Eden, looks at what is happening in the corridors of power through a Christian perspective.

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The relevance of NATO for our national security is being questioned. Donald Trump triggered this debate even before he was elected, suggesting... More

The good news is that we Britons are living longer. Average life expectancy has doubled since 1841 and is now 79.2 for men and 82 for women. More

Brexit has so divided the nation that there is almost a virtual civil war. No, this is not another partisan piece for or against Brexit but it... More

One of the most intractable issues in the Brexit negotiations is the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. More

War has a new meaning. It used to be about armies fighting in pitched battles, with weapons of increasing sophistication. It meant millions of... More

EU membership is not a black and white issue and it is time that a lot of people realised this. Yes, there are some serious flaws in the EU that... More

Have you ever felt ashamed of the way some Christians express themselves in a bigoted legalism that is the very antithesis of Jesus life and... More

Monday 14th May marked another stage in the tragic history of Israeli- Palestinian conflict. At least 58 Palestinians were killed and almost... More

All legislation has to be passed by both Houses of Parliament. The House of Lords is currently debating the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and has already... More

‘The will of the people’ has become a popular item in the current political vocabulary since the 2016 referendum so it merits serious consideration.... More