European Union

brexit negotiations

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’

brexit deal

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

delay

Will Leave voters forgive a Brexit delay?

October 3, 2019 12:16 pm

Get ready for the most consequential general election in a generation

british supreme court

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

eu

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

brexit deal

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

juncker

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

liberal democrats

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

brexit backstop

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

legal

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

constitutional brexit

The three numbers that measure Britain’s constitutional crisis

September 10, 2019 1:20 pm

All the safety valves are failing

trade deal

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

brexit

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?

boris johnson

Boris Johnson’s confusing election stance

September 4, 2019 9:25 am

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

liberal brexit

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

boris johnson

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

iceland

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

savior

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

europeans

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

eu

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

boris johnson eu

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

boris johnson victory speech

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’

boris johnson

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

sir kim darroch

‘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

acolytes

The shame of Donald Trump’s British acolytes

July 9, 2019 9:20 am

When Trump barks, Farage jumps