Brexit

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Britain is heading towards a soft Brexit or a second referendum

December 6, 2018 11:39 am

If May’s deal is defeated, we’ll enter the most uncertain period in recent British political history

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The Italian crisis

November 29, 2018 11:33 am

For those who believe in the European project, Brexit is a headache. Italy, on the other hand, is a bloody…

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Why Donald Trump thinks the Brexit deal is no good for US-UK trade

November 26, 2018 5:08 pm

Trump has always been pro-Brexit. But Theresa May has never been pro-Trump enough to work with him

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Leo Varadkar has done his absolute best to damage Brexit

November 22, 2018 12:28 pm

The Taoiseach leads a minority government — he has an incentive to make the Brits sweat

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal: the legal verdict

November 22, 2018 12:20 pm

The British PM’s plan isn’t bad – it’s atrocious

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The top 40 horrors lurking in the small print of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

November 17, 2018 2:22 pm

Britain’s ‘transition period’ could last indefinitely

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Leading Brexiteers in DC to talk US-UK free trade agreement

November 16, 2018 1:19 pm

As Theresa May’s government crumbles, David Davis and Owen Paterson make their move

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The British Conservative Party deserve a lengthy spell in opposition

November 15, 2018 3:12 pm

Brexit is not being done well because it cannot be done well; the surprise remains that it is being done at all

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Could Theresa May survive a vote of no confidence?

November 15, 2018 2:50 pm

There is clearly a swell of dissent which will be very difficult for the British PM to stem

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal proves one thing: the establishment always wins

November 15, 2018 7:08 am

What we voted for does not matter, because they will not let it happen

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Brexiteers should support a border in the Irish Sea

October 23, 2018 3:09 pm

Extra checks at Northern Ireland’s sea ports and airports would be perfectly reasonable as a sign of our good faith

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Michael Moore couldn’t be more wrong about Brexit

October 18, 2018 1:54 pm

He’s defending a cruel, aloof, undemocratic political institution, not a wonderful continent

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‘I should just shut up’: Dominic West on #MeToo and the perils of talking politics

October 18, 2018 10:54 am

Melissa Kite wishes the actor didn’t voice his Remainer views all the time – but he is fabulous opposite Keira Knightley in new film Colette

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More fake news on Brexit from the New York Times

October 17, 2018 3:29 pm

Stephen Castle has painted a picture of a Britain in panic based off a Facebook group of 1,200 people

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How the Irish see Brexit

October 11, 2018 8:48 am

They view it through the prism of impotence and historical schadenfreude

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Brexit: a beginner’s guide

September 24, 2018 12:52 pm

Americans often ask me ‘what is happening?’ in British politics at the moment. Well, here is my answer...

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What is motivating Macron’s self-destructive Brexit position?

September 24, 2018 10:33 am

A few weeks ago he was talking about defining a new strategic relationship with the UK. What happened?

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

How Viktor Orbán duped the Brexiteers

September 22, 2018 6:45 am

Why are members of the old regime so attracted to the police institutions of the new illiberal states?

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The anti-Brexit movement has one big advantage: their opponents are in disarray

August 30, 2018 8:05 am

Behind the bid to stop Brexit lies a sense of clarity

Boris Johnson: Why we sent the jihadi Beatles for trial in America

July 26, 2018 10:24 am

The diary of the former British Foreign Secretary.

Donald Trump does Brexit, Part 1

June 14, 2018 2:24 pm

‘Imagine Trump doing Brexit — what would he do?’ asked the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, at that dinner which was…

What’s the New York Times’s problem with Britain?

June 1, 2018 6:20 pm

When Mark Thompson, a Briton, took over as CEO of the New York Times in November 2012, he was under…

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None of my Harvard students thinks Brexit is a good idea

April 21, 2018 4:41 pm

When I asked my study group at Harvard’s Kennedy School whether Brexit was a good idea, not a single hand went up

The EU shouldn’t punish Brexit. They’d soon regret it

March 8, 2018 9:30 am

Last Monday, Theresa May’s chief of staff talked junior ministers through her Mansion House speech. Gavin Barwell was frank with…

Think being pro-Trump is bad? Try being pro-Brexit

March 1, 2018 5:05 pm

When I mentioned on social media recently that I’d lost friends because of Brexit, I was quite surprised by the…