European Union

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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

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Europeans have started to change their minds on Brexit

August 1, 2019 12:44 pm

Boris’s focus on the backstop has shifted public opinion

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Who’ll blink first – Boris Johnson or the EU?

August 1, 2019 11:04 am

Even if the EU believes Boris on no deal, it might not budge

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The EU isn’t taking Boris’s Brexit threat seriously yet

July 29, 2019 2:31 pm

Johnson needs to show that he can overcome any parliamentary effort to block no deal and that he can make it politically viable

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Full text: Boris Johnson’s victory speech

July 23, 2019 7:55 am

‘I say to all the doubters: dude, we are going to energize the country’

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Boris Johnson will soon be the most popular leader in the world

July 22, 2019 11:33 am

Pranks, jokes and inventive ideas – ‘wheezes’ as he calls them – pour out of him

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‘We will no longer deal with him’ was the end of Sir Kim Darroch

July 10, 2019 2:41 pm

Serious people in Britain should focus their attention on discovering the person or persons who leaked the cables

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The shame of Donald Trump’s British acolytes

July 9, 2019 9:20 am

When Trump barks, Farage jumps

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The joys of Independence Day in London

July 4, 2019 10:41 am

The deep currents of enlightened self-interest have for more than two centuries brought the US and UK together

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

June 28, 2019 3:11 am

Apparently, ‘a fanatical sect has hijacked British politics’

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Boris Johnson had an easy ride at his campaign launch

June 12, 2019 1:46 pm

‘I cannot swear I’ve always observed a top speed-limit of 70 mph’

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On D-Day, Macron has learned nothing and forgotten everything

June 6, 2019 3:38 pm

He embodies the corruption of liberal democracy into elite managerialism

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The cosmic magnetism of Trump and Brexit

May 30, 2019 6:17 am

The president is the sun to the Brexit moon

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The triumph of Matteo Salvini

May 28, 2019 1:57 pm

Il Capitano has become the most important populist in Europe

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The rise and fall of Emmanuel Macron

May 27, 2019 1:36 pm

Only in the French media is it unnoticed that on every front, Macron has failed

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Boris Johnson is the big winner from the Tories’ election drubbing

May 27, 2019 8:11 am

If Boris Johnson looked a shoo-in before last night’s results, he’s been promoted to whatever is more shoo than that

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Will Theresa May’s new Brexit deal backfire?

May 21, 2019 4:06 pm

Her fourth attempt offers concessions to Labour and Brexiteers

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Will Nigel Farage’s Brexit party sink the Tories?

May 2, 2019 12:51 pm

It’s a slicker, more professional outfit than Ukip ever was

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Libya’s crisis exposes the deep divide at the heart of the EU

April 15, 2019 12:14 pm

The North African nation is a collective of individual militias chocked to the brim with weapons and refugees

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Emmanuel Macron has united his country – against him

April 11, 2019 4:58 pm

If you thought British politics was bad, spare a thought for France

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A Tory nightmare? Theresa May is granted Brexit delay to Halloween

April 11, 2019 10:21 am

The six-month extension is slightly shorter than had been expected ahead of the summit

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How Brexit could lead to Frexit

April 8, 2019 2:14 pm

France arguably has a stronger history of Euroskepticism than the UK

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If there’s no deal, there’s no Brexit

April 4, 2019 2:19 pm

When it comes to the next election, the question won’t be which party takes a hit — but which comes off worse

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If Thomas Friedman bristles at Brexit, you know everything will be OK

April 3, 2019 4:20 pm

The philosopher-king’s take on Britain leaving the EU is his typical mixture of Midwestern gee-shucking and historical buffoonery

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Monday’s vote takes some of the pressure off Theresa May

April 2, 2019 11:16 am

No Brexit option earned a majority