The public and government mood towards immigrants, whether legal or illegal, is increasingly ugly

Lebanon’s celebration of a brutal killer’s release illustrates the extent – and the limitations – of Hizbullah’s power

France’s slogan “We may not have any oil, but we have ideas” has proved to be the winning hand when compared with Britain

‘Few opinion-shapers in the West feel outraged enough to condemn it, let alone grasp what is at stake in the Hariri tribunal’