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Person in the News Patti Waldmeir

The carmaker’s boss has form in turning round ailing Midwestern brands

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Trump seeks centre stage among world leaders

Since Tudor times, civic grief has assisted with civic healing and should not be mocked

The prime minister has had a difficult week, but is blessed with an inept opposition

Choosing sides in the Sunni-Shia conflict will only ensure safe spaces for jihadis

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The self-proclaimed tantric ‘godman’ had access to India’s most powerful politicians

The late Roger Moore understood the frivolousness at the heart of the franchise

The civil suit against RBS is about accountability as well as money

The US president’s comments on Nato risk undermining the alliance

US criticism of its Nato partners rests on an outdated notion of global power

Undercover Economist Tim Harford

Well-run countries should expect to see frequent changes of direction

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The Blackstone-Saudi deal can help the president deliver his campaign promise

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