Brexit

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A no-deal Brexit is now all but inevitable

May 30, 2020 12:28 pm

In reality, each Brexit negotiator is merely going through the motions

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Britain should demand a level playing field from the EU

May 26, 2020 12:02 pm

Lufthansa will now be able to undercut British airlines on fares

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Boris is convinced he’ll still get a Brexit deal

May 22, 2020 1:50 pm

His optimism is based on both sides being pragmatic in the end

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Brexit is back — and COVID has transformed negotiations

May 21, 2020 6:18 pm

Coronavirus has dwarfed any changes Brexit might bring. We are over that cliff edge already

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In defense of the British Empire

May 8, 2020 9:51 am

If the Empire was a system of exploitation, it was a very inept one

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Biden is the American Boris

April 25, 2020 12:05 pm

They both pride themselves on a free-wheeling approach that often lands them in trouble

comfort reads

Now is the time for comfort reads

April 23, 2020 1:47 pm

In isolation, we can do nothing but trust — and if we disagree, at least do it nicely

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There is nothing to lose from a Brexit extension

April 23, 2020 10:44 am

The British government can afford to extend the transition process at no significant political cost whatsoever

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Could the COVID crisis be an economic opportunity for Brexit Britain?

April 22, 2020 11:43 pm

The way we buy and sell things will change

conservatives

How COVID-19 will change the Conservatives

April 16, 2020 1:16 pm

The accusation that Boris Johnson isn’t personally committed to the health service just won’t work now

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Bill Bryson: it’s impossible to be sick of England

April 16, 2020 12:26 pm

The author on love, loss and the wonders of the human body

dominic raab

Who is Dominic Raab?

April 6, 2020 4:27 pm

A karate black-belt and former Foreign Office lawyer working to prosecute war criminals is deputizing for Boris Johnson

experts

Yes, we need experts. But let’s not politicize expertise

March 31, 2020 12:19 pm

Their expertise lies in science. But how to respond their advice? That’s for politicians to decide — and for democracies to question

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After liberalism

March 24, 2020 12:21 pm

Are we entering a new era of political thought?

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Brexit, Boris and the battle to be Labour leader: Lisa Nandy interviewed

March 19, 2020 8:51 am

Will the Wigan MP be the one to change the opposition party?

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Washington is furious at Boris’s Huawei bid

March 13, 2020 4:23 pm

The 5G deal is putting the UK-US trade deal in jeopardy

brexit nanny

Britain must fight the EU’s nanny state urges

March 3, 2020 12:05 pm

Brexit means the world of regulation is about to face drastic changes

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What does Britain want from a trade deal with the US?

March 2, 2020 1:47 pm

Unpacking the UK’s opening position

barnier

Frost vs Barnier: who will triumph in the Brexit trade talks?

February 28, 2020 12:57 pm

For the moment they are on opposing pathway

marina lewycka

Marina Lewycka’s novel is completely bonkers

February 27, 2020 12:45 pm

The Good, the Bad and the Little Bit Stupid by Marina Lewycka reviewed

brexit nanny

Le crunch: are the Brexit talks doomed before they begin?

February 26, 2020 11:38 pm

The EU and the UK are set for a bad-tempered first few meetings

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Leo Varadkar has been hung out to dry by the EU

February 21, 2020 1:04 pm

During the Brexit talks, he was drafted in to do the EU’s dirty work for it

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The Brexit reshuffle: every great office of state is now held by a Leaver

February 20, 2020 8:28 am

The Brexit celebrations on January 31 disguised the fact that, in practical terms, nothing changed the next day

macron

Macron’s British charm offensive is only just getting started

February 19, 2020 3:21 pm

What could a permanent foreign and security alliance between Britain and France look like?

boris

Boris wants a 2024 election — and wants to start his building boom now

February 13, 2020 3:53 pm

The Tories must make some progress if they want to win re-election