Gordon Brown is back, and may be the man to save the union

Tony Blair was on the front page of the Financial Times this week, as the paper brought word of the former prime minister's plan to open an office in "the increasingly assertive oil-rich emirate" of Abu Dhabi. The FT explained that Blair is expanding his portfolio of business and other interests in the Middle East, which already includes a contract to advise Mubadala, one of Abu Dhabi's mighty sovereign wealth funds.

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Why Britain still wants to fight Europe on the beaches

As D-day reminds us, the EU was born out of war, and Britain's heroic view of that conflict shapes its hostile attitudeThe beaches are quiet now, every last trace of blood washed away. When I covered the 60th anniversary commemorations of D-day in...

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