European Union

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Boris Johnson’s Halloween deadline drifts further away

October 22, 2019 6:06 pm

British Members of Parliament voted against the government’s program motion to push the Withdrawal Agreement Bill through the House of Commons at breakneck speed – at 308 to 322

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Why Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is soothing the Conservatives

October 21, 2019 12:33 pm

As for the public reaction, the initial signs are promising

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Boris Johnson has 72 hours to win over 12 MPs

October 19, 2019 11:51 am

This Saturday has been an anti-climax

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Jean-Claude Juncker finds a path to Brexit

October 17, 2019 10:49 am

The chances of Boris Johnson passing a deal have risen significantly

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The EU might tell MPs: it’s this deal or no deal

October 17, 2019 10:37 am

The British government might have an ace up its sleeve

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Boris Johnson’s humiliating Brexit options

October 15, 2019 11:29 am

He faces a choice that will see him embarrassed – or worse – whatever he does

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Johnson and Varadkar: Brexit is not over yet

October 10, 2019 5:20 pm

‘Both continue to believe that a deal is in everybody’s interest. They agreed that they could see a pathway to a possible deal’

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How the British government views the state of the Brexit negotiations

October 8, 2019 11:17 am

‘If this deal dies in the next few days, then it won’t be revived’

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Is a Brexit deal now off the table?

October 7, 2019 11:38 am

There is little expectation that the two sides will enter ‘the tunnel’ anytime soon

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Will Leave voters forgive a Brexit delay?

October 3, 2019 12:16 pm

Get ready for the most consequential general election in a generation

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The British Supreme Court’s decision is a constitutional outrage

September 24, 2019 11:10 am

Brexit has exposed huge cracks in the UK constitution which urgently need fixing

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The EU has failed again to strike a free trade deal

September 23, 2019 4:58 am

Why the UK should follow the Chilean model

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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

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Johnson and Juncker agree to step up talks – but no backstop solution proposed

September 16, 2019 11:40 am

The British government believes it has one shot to present concrete proposals to Brussels

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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

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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

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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

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The three numbers that measure Britain’s constitutional crisis

September 10, 2019 1:20 pm

All the safety valves are failing

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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

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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?

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Boris Johnson’s confusing election stance

September 4, 2019 9:25 am

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

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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

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For better or worse, Boris Johnson is different

August 26, 2019 9:38 am

The British PM has astutely allowed Trump to adopt him as his protégé

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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

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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