Brexit

george orwell brexiteer

George Orwell would have been a Brexiteer

January 23, 2020 9:28 am

What Orwell would have disapproved of is the Maoist climate of intolerance sweeping through our institutions

cabinet reshuffle

Why the UK cabinet reshuffle might not be so radical after all

January 16, 2020 12:43 pm

Today, Johnson is in a more powerful position than any British prime minister since Tony Blair prior to the invasion of Iraq

varadkar

Can Leo Varadkar defy the odds to win another term as Taoiseach?

January 16, 2020 12:31 pm

Attitudes towards the UK and Brexit could be where this election is won and lost

megxit

Why people who hate Brexit love Megxit

January 11, 2020 8:35 am

Harry and Meghan want to be global actors, not ‘mere’ national figures or family members

brexit

Revealed: Boris’s blueprint for Brexit

January 9, 2020 8:46 am

For the first time in four years, the British government knows what it wants

withdrawal

Boris Johnson passes EU withdrawal agreement bill with huge majority

December 20, 2019 10:45 am

Britain is set to leave the EU on January 31

boris johnson election

Boris Johnson: Perhaps my campaign was ‘clunking’. But sometimes, clunking is what you need

December 18, 2019 3:31 pm

For the millions who voted in 2016 to remain in the EU, but who have just voted to get Brexit done, we must develop a new and warm pro-Europeanism

jeremy corbyn

Corbyn the main reason Labour didn’t retain 2017 voters, poll shows

December 13, 2019 1:32 pm

Of those who backed the party in 2017 but failed to vote Labour this time around, 37 percent of them said it was because of the leadership

nigel farage

Could Nigel Farage still deny Boris Johnson a majority?

December 11, 2019 6:08 pm

Nigel Farage is far more committed to leaving the EU than many Conservative MPs are

election

This election will change Britain — and Europe — for good

December 4, 2019 11:28 pm

Will Brexit be a new beginning for Europe, or the beginning of the end?

tories

The Tories are right to be nervous

December 4, 2019 11:21 pm

Will the Remain vote coalesce around Labour?

us-uk

A US-UK free trade agreement will bring benefits on both sides of the Atlantic

November 28, 2019 12:03 am

Drugs, food, drink, fashion and media will all benefit from a US-UK trade deal

anti-brexit

The collapse of the anti-Brexit campaign

November 21, 2019 12:18 pm

Unless Remainers can unite (and quickly), their cause is lost

british empire

The EU is the true successor of the British Empire

November 16, 2019 10:02 am

January 31 should finally bring to a close Britain’s involvement in colonial delusion

voters

The five groups of voters the Tories are targeting

November 14, 2019 10:49 am

The party’s electoral strategy rests on persuading voters who’ve never voted Conservative in their lives to go blue

hillary clinton

What Hillary Clinton doesn’t understand about Brexit

November 12, 2019 12:08 pm

Brits don’t take kindly to being lectured by PC Americans

germany berlin

Berlin on the brink

November 11, 2019 11:57 am

Germany’s economic ills could have far-reaching effects

nigel farage

Dear Nigel Farage: don’t become the man who reversed the referendum result

November 7, 2019 11:13 am

At this point, to hold out for a ‘clean’ exit that’s never going to happen is to embrace defeat

boris johnson

Boris called me a terrorist but I’d still probably vote for him

November 6, 2019 11:23 am

Would I vote for a man who refused to publish my article, in order to get Brexit and send Jeremy Corbyn packing?

words matter language

Words matter: we must be more honest about language

November 4, 2019 1:35 pm

When we say politicians should be pilloried, we don’t mean passers-by should throw rocks at them

advertising

Why the left wants a political advertising ban

November 1, 2019 10:45 am

It’s a preferable option to engaging in an argument

farage voice

Donald Trump, Brexit voice of reason

October 31, 2019 3:51 pm

As Washington obsesses over impeachment, the Donald chews the fat with his buddy Nigel

boris

Watch: Donald Trump’s bid to help out Boris Johnson

October 31, 2019 1:35 pm

Could Donald Trump help Boris Johnson win the UK election? He certainly seems to be doing his best to assist…

boris johnson

Can Boris Johnson succeed where Theresa May failed?

October 31, 2019 7:21 am

There are crucial differences that could help the Tories reverse the errors of 2017

jeremy corbyn election

Jeremy Corbyn kicks off ‘fun’ snap election in Britain

October 29, 2019 9:11 am

Both front benches are now and unusually as one