Brexit

talks

How the deadlock can be broken in Britain’s trade talks with the EU

February 3, 2020 12:46 pm

The EU view is that any tariff free, quota free trade deal must include ‘robust commitments to ensure a level playing field’

australia-style

Why ‘Australia-style deal’ is the new Brexit buzzword in the UK government

February 2, 2020 12:26 pm

What type of free trade deal does the EU have with Australia? Well, there currently isn’t one

post-brexit

How will post-Brexit Britain find its way in the world?

January 31, 2020 8:39 am

Those who believe Britain can only trade effectively with the nearest markets know little history

Europeanness

Will ‘performative Europeanness’ end on Brexit day?

January 30, 2020 10:36 am

Prior to the 2016 referendum, it’s hard to recall seeing many EU flags in the UK, much less draped around the shoulders of passers-by in the street

germans

The agony of Brexit — for us Germans

January 30, 2020 10:21 am

We never thought Britain would actually leave us stranded and alone

mike pompeo trade

Mike Pompeo: the UK will be ‘front of the line’ for a trade deal

January 30, 2020 9:53 am

Pompeo declared that the UK/US relationship was in a ‘fantastic place’

failure

Britain needs to rediscover failure if it wants to prosper

January 30, 2020 9:43 am

We should have the courage to take risks on new ventures that may not guarantee a return

social

Brexit ruined our social lives. Can we now kiss and make up?

January 30, 2020 9:32 am

Remainers’ anger has subsided, but this is an uneasy peace

tories

What will the Tories fight about now?

January 30, 2020 9:21 am

While the issue of Europe no longer splits the party, it could be superseded by an even older Tory fault-line: free trade

brexit

How it all went right: the great Brexit wound has almost healed

January 30, 2020 12:06 am

It didn’t take a generation – it took about two weeks

brexit

After Brexit

January 29, 2020 6:09 am

A US-Britain trade deal would be a boon for Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

emmanuel macron

French disconnection: how Emmanuel Macron went from savior to failure

January 26, 2020 1:50 pm

Macron needs help and his new best friend, bizarrely, is Britain’s prime minister

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