'How many more times can Trump's aides be surprised by his outbursts?'

Authority and ability amount to little without will', writes Siobhán Brett

Over iced coffee and a muffin in April, a friend and fellow journalist told me she had been commissioned by VICE to write a piece: “How to Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack”.

Jesus, I remember thinking. Is this where we are now?

“Nuclear bombs have been on people's minds lately as tensions with North Korea escalate,” it opens. But nuclear bombs have been on American minds once or twice annually ...