Tensions between Taiwan and China are at their worst in forty years, according to Taiwan's defence minister, who has warned of the risk of an accidental strike. Read more in BBC News. Professor Shaun Breslin, expert in Chinese International Relations from the University of Warwick, offers his comment.
"Alignment of trading and security interests, as articulated by the FCO seem to be taking centre stage, as DfID gets side-lined." Professor Shirin Rai, Director, Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development, comments on the Prime Minister's Global Britain announcement.
Dr Andreas Kokkinis, Assistant Professor, School of Law, expects the Brexit blueprint to display the UK as effectively remaining part of the Customs Union but will do nothing to preserve London's position as the world's most prominent financial centre.
The occasionally embarrassing bromance staged between Presidents Trump and Macron during the latter’s State Visit has suited both parties writes Seán Hand Deputy Professor of French Studies and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Europe).
French President Emmanuel Macron is in Berlin for talks with Angela Merkel aimed at winning support from the German chancellor for his ambitious reform plans for the European Union.Professor Seán Hand discusses his chances of success.