Victor Hill

The City is surviving − even thriving

The City is surviving − even thriving

11 mins. to read

At the end of the first year of life outside the EU – one doubly traumatised by a second year of coronavirus pandemic − the City of London remains the premier, global financial market. And there are reasons for optimism about its future, says Victor Hill.

Entente Discordiale

Entente Discordiale

15 mins. to read

Anglo-French relations are at their “worst since Waterloo”. Yet France and the UK, which are very similar in economic size and clout should be natural partners. What has gone wrong − and might things improve after the French presidential election, asks Victor Hill? A friendship gone sour The UK and France used to be close,…

The New Cold War

The New Cold War

13 mins. to read

The world is in a new three-way cold war. China, Russia and the US are all developing anti-satellite weapons, hypersonic missiles and quantum computers – and China may have pulled ahead.