Ece Temelkuran: ‘Young women are not embarrassed of being powerful.’ Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty

Why hasn’t Ireland succumbed to the populist wave sweeping Europe? This country remains a member of a dwindling club – one of only a handful of countr(...)

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a referendum campaign rally in the southeastern city of Kahramanmaras. Photograph: Yasin Bulbul/AFP/Getty Images

Turkish celebrities enjoy the same level of obsession and scrutiny as in most other countries, but now many are wading into politics ahead of a deeply(...)

 Donald Trump: The media is beginning to realise that   a neutral voice is a lame tool. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

There was a time when journalists who had left the industry for professional politics and then returned, were obliged to undergo quarantine – work at (...)