Brexit

cameron

I’m sorry because I failed: An interview with David Cameron

September 19, 2019 9:40 am

The former British PM on the referendum, failure and the physics of politics

courts

Judgment day: the danger of courts taking over British politics

September 19, 2019 9:26 am

Over-mighty judges are bad for democracy

brexit deal

Why there’s still a chance of a Brexit deal

September 18, 2019 11:34 pm

The mood appears to be shifting in key European capitals

liberal democrats

The Liberal Democrats are the real Brexit extremists

September 16, 2019 11:20 am

If you want to cancel the votes of millions of people, you are not a moderate

brexit backstop

Why the UK hasn’t presented any specific backstop proposal to the EU

September 15, 2019 11:39 am

The Brexit secretary says the EU need to adjust their position on checks on Ireland

pro-leave

Will turning the Tories into the pro-Leave party pay off for Boris?

September 12, 2019 11:10 am

Johnson wanted an October election because it offered both a way out of the Brexit impasse and fitted with his political strategy

rebel alliance

The British rebel alliance has taken control of Brexit. What happens next?

September 12, 2019 4:53 am

The rebels’ separate party allegiances mean that in a snap election they will be at loggerheads

legal

The legal war of attrition against Brexit

September 11, 2019 12:01 pm

We are evolving a system of government in which it is money and judicial opinion which ultimately matters

boris johnson conservative

‘I’m the most liberal Conservative PM in decades’, Boris tells his cabinet

September 10, 2019 1:41 pm

With parliament not sitting, can Boris Johnson dominate the news agenda for the next five weeks?

constitutional brexit

The three numbers that measure Britain’s constitutional crisis

September 10, 2019 1:20 pm

All the safety valves are failing

trade deal

Would Britain really be first in line for a US trade deal?

September 9, 2019 11:41 am

If Trump wants to ease a trade deficit, his priority would be to continue talks with the European Union

boris johnson opposition

What the opposition pact means for Boris Johnson’s path to an early election

September 6, 2019 2:32 pm

Downing Street is adamant that Johnson will not request a Brexit delay in any shape or form

coups

The Queen can handle coups – she’s been on the receiving end of one

September 5, 2019 9:55 am

In 1987, a colonel overthrew the Fijian government

brexit

Brexit has its risks. But staying in the EU is now unthinkable

September 4, 2019 11:25 pm

Why are we criticizing British politicians when it’s Brussels that’s causing our agonies?

boris election

Boris Johnson denied desired election

September 4, 2019 5:31 pm

A snap poll next month remains likely

boris johnson

Boris Johnson’s confusing election stance

September 4, 2019 9:25 am

After losing his majority, what does the British prime minister really want?

liberal brexit

How Boris Johnson can deliver a liberal Brexit

September 1, 2019 11:35 am

To end free movement without carefully working out what follows after shows pretty striking thoughtlessness

democracy

The UK prime minister hates democracy

August 29, 2019 12:55 pm

Even the Queen feels obliged to submit to the whims of a privileged white male, no matter how monstrous his intentions

boris johnson brexit deal

Might there be a Brexit deal after all?

August 29, 2019 11:47 am

Boris Johnson will spend this fall fighting for his premiership, his political life and his vision for Brexit Britain

boris johnson ultimatum

Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy offers MPs an ultimatum

August 28, 2019 3:32 pm

Ultimately there aren’t enough Members of Parliament prepared to make Corbyn prime minister

hong kong

The cosmic combination of Hong Kong, Brexit and the trade war

August 24, 2019 6:20 am

Events could align against Beijing

iceland

Why Britain, like Iceland, will thrive outside the EU

August 22, 2019 9:19 am

Temporary EEA membership is the best route out of Europe

savior

Emmanuel Macron could be Boris Johnson’s Brexit savior

August 20, 2019 12:54 pm

Macron could be shown to be acting in Europe’s long term interests by putting an abrupt end to the EU’s Brexit distraction

corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn, not Boris Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

August 19, 2019 8:38 am

The Labour leader is the torchbearer of British populism

10

How No. 10 Downing Street is taking back control

August 15, 2019 1:24 pm

No. 10’s direct influence extends across every Whitehall department, thanks to Dominic Cummings’s direction of every adviser