Articles written by Alex Rankine

04/05/2018 04/05/2018

Rebuilding the Commonwealth

As Britain leaves the EU, many are placing hopes on the Commonwealth as an alternative trading partner for a new “Global Britain”. Can it work? Alex Rankine reports.

28/04/2018 27/04/2018

The brass in Britain’s muck

Waitrose is banning disposable cups. The government is imposing a deposit-return scheme on plastic bottles. Is Britain becoming a green utopia? The reality is more messy, says Alex Rankine.


Populist coalition could take Italy

The populist Five Star Movement (M5S) and Matteo Salvini’s anti-migrant Northern League party were the two big winners from this month’s general election, but each is short of a majority.

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