David Cameron called the Brexit referendum to lance the European boil. Instead, it has riven the Tory Party in two, raising the terrifying prospect of a Corbyn government. And relations with Europe, post-divorce, could be anything but warm. Victor Hill asks: How will it all end?
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is a Corbynista. He can afford to be – he and our national Church are entirely financed by one of the most successful investment funds in the world. Thank God for that! cries Victor Hill.
The new Italian government, led unofficially by right-wing “populist” Matteo Salvini, is articulating themes that resonate in Greece – and in Eastern Europe, too. The Macron-Merkel monster controls Europe’s purse strings – but not its heart, writes Victor Hill.
Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) has been scarred by systemic failures in healthcare provision. To meet current aspirations it needs to transform its culture from that of an early 20th century manufacturer into that of a 21st century technology company, writes Victor Hill.
The tide has turned for Mr Trump’s political fortunes. Thus far his credibility has been inextricably linked with the fortunes of the stock market. Victor Hill asks: Which will fall first – Mr Trump or the US equity market?
Mrs May has been visiting the three largest economies in Africa this week – South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. These countries, it seems, are part of Britain’s post-Brexit strategy of becoming a global trading power. Victor Hill asks: What’s behind the new scramble for Africa?
Just one year ago Elon Musk, the driving force behind Tesla and SpaceX was being hailed as one of the greatest engineers who has ever lived. By last week he looked like a nervous wreck (or possibly worse). Victor Hill asks: Were the Tesla short-sellers right all along?
Part two of two… Just over a week after Facebook lost a fifth of its value in a day, Apple became the first trillion dollar company. Clearly, there is not one thing called “tech”. Victor Hill asks if the tech sector come to a parting of the ways?
Just over a week after Facebook lost a fifth of its value in a day, Apple became the first trillion dollar company. Clearly, there is not one thing called “tech”. Victor Hill asks if the tech sector come to a parting of the ways?
France’s President Macron is a man with great power and Napoleonic ambition. Though there is a lot that could go wrong, he might just prove to be historic, writes Victor Hill.