from The Great Debate:

To solve Europe’s migrant crisis, give them a place of their own

By John Lloyd
August 21, 2015

Migrants disembark from a dinghy after their failed attempt to sail off for the Greek island of Kos from the Turkish coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey

Migrants disembark from a dinghy after their failed attempt to sail for the Greek island of Kos from the Turkish coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey, August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Kenan Gurbuz

from The Great Debate:

Great empires have ended with a song

By John Lloyd
August 14, 2015

Britain's Queen Elizabeth (C) reacts as she arrives in the parade ring at Ascot racecourse on day one of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival, in Ascot in southern England June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Queen Elizabeth (C) reacts as she arrives in the parade ring at Ascot racecourse on day one of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival, in Ascot in southern England June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville

from MacroScope:

More signs of ‘Britain the Unbalanced’

August 5, 2015

PMI chart

While still signaling a solid rate of economic expansion in Britain, the latest batch of business surveys from Markit/CIPS will do little to quell unease about the lopsidedness of the recovery.

from Breakingviews:

Numbers add up to HSBC leaving London

July 31, 2015

By Peter Thal Larsen and George Hay

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from The Great Debate:

Will a member reportedly caught with two prostitutes bring down the UK House of Lords?

By John Lloyd
July 31, 2015

Guests sit in the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London Britain May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Geoff Pugh/Pool

Guests sit in the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London Britain May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Geoff Pugh/Pool

from Breakingviews:

HSBC in 2020: An imagined letter to shareholders

May 15, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate UK:

Scottish National Party victories are seismic change in UK election

May 8, 2015

Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party, makes a speech on the final day of campaigning in Edinburgh Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party, makes a speech on the final day of campaigning in Edinburgh Scotland, Britain May 6, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

from MacroScope:

From 1992 … Why the UK pollsters got it wrong

May 8, 2015

Pollsters failed dismally to predict the strength of support for Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in this week's national election -- just as happened in 1992 when John Major scored an unexpectedly decisive victory. Here's Reuters' take on why the polling industry got it so wrong, 23 years ago.

from Breakingviews:

HSBC revival overshadowed by existential questions

May 5, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

UK politics is failing the trust test

By Hugo Dixon
May 4, 2015

Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.

UK politics is failing the trust test.

In the run-up to the May 7 election, the public has lambasted leaders of the established parties for breaking promises and lack of candour. While the critique is healthy, Britain has yet to give birth to leaders who score highly on integrity. This is needed, not just in the United Kingdom.