Tusk mulls a return to Polish politics

Tusk mulls a return to Polish politics

Poland’s battered opposition is pining for a knight in shining armor. In-depth reporting, dat…
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The politics of Germany’s Stasi archives

‘Oh please… not the letters I sent to my mum,’ sighed the East German pastor Gernot Friedrich as he randomly pulled pages out of the 3,000-page file.
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Politics latest news: Boris Johnson can’t keep ‘indulging in populist nonsense’ without funding plan …

K en Clarke has taken aim at Boris Johnson for indulging in “silly populist nonsense”, as he called for the Government to rein in its spending amid inflation fears.  The former chancellor told Radio 4’s Today programme the Royal Yacht was “a complete waste of time ” and a symptom of the fact that “there are people in Number 10 who think there is free money”. Money should be spent more wisely on retraining and getting people back into work, the Tory grandee added.  Lord Clarke, who was one of the 21 Conservative MPs to be stripped of the whip in 2019, attacked Mr Johnson’s “short-term populist view” on spending, adding: “The best Conservative governments… were above all respected for their competence and their competence in running the economy.”
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