European Union

brexit explained

Brexit explained

March 14, 2019 11:22 am

It’s a disaster, and it’s not over yet

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Meltdown: three years on and we are no closer to a Brexit resolution

March 14, 2019 10:29 am

No one is in control and the country’s whole system of governance is creaking

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Fear and loathing in the lobbies: how the British government whipped against itself – and lost

March 13, 2019 10:48 pm

MPs received a three-line whip by text, minutes before the vote

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British government in chaos after rebel ‘no deal’ amendment passes

March 13, 2019 4:26 pm

If you’re not confused, you haven’t been following closely enough

brexit deal

Third time’s the charm? We could be heading for another vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

March 12, 2019 4:58 pm

The withdrawal agreement went down by 149 votes — at the worst end of expectations

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Why the EU is so eager for Theresa May’s Brexit deal to pass

March 12, 2019 10:56 am

Thanks to the withdrawal agreement, the UK will have to adopt new EU legislation. This will only hand over more power to Brussels

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How Steve Bannon tried – and failed – to crack Europe

March 6, 2019 1:43 pm

European nationalists aren’t eager to meld their brands with Trumpism given the president’s deep unpopularity

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Why didn’t Europe do more to help Trump strike a deal with Kim?

February 28, 2019 7:47 am

The lack of European Union participation in the nuclear diplomacy must grate on the likes of Merkel and Macron

tony abbott

No deal? No problem

February 28, 2019 4:52 am

Britain must – and can – hold its nerve

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Revealed: Tony Blair responds to Labour’s second referendum policy

February 25, 2019 5:35 pm

‘It is significant but I don’t know if we’ll get there...’

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It’s time to delay Brexit

February 22, 2019 6:52 pm

I’m a Leave voter – and I want to press pause

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There’s only way out of this Brexit nightmare – revoke Article 50

February 21, 2019 11:32 am

The EU has the UK in an impossible bind, but there is something we can do

populist surge

A populist surge in the May 2019 elections could change the face of the EU forever

January 3, 2019 7:08 am

Not so long ago, populists were banging on the door of Europe. Now they’re inside and calling the shots

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Who does Leo Varadkar think he is?

December 17, 2018 2:44 pm

He thinks that what is good for his government is more important than what the British people voted for

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The lies and liars of Brexit

December 11, 2018 10:22 am

The politicians I’ve spent my adult life talking to, writing about and often defending, have failed in their first responsibility: to tell people the truth

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May’s delay has made a leadership challenge more likely

December 11, 2018 10:00 am

It has become a received wisdom that the British PM has somehow has stayed the executioner’s axe. Yet the opposite is true

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If Brexit is blocked, will it ever be worth voting again?

December 10, 2018 9:59 am

Although we were offered two choices in 2016, only one of those choices was ever ready to be implemented

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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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Angela Merkel is on her way out – and so is her vision for the EU

November 1, 2018 5:33 pm

Her throne will likely sit empty because Macron is the only leader with any desire to take it

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The EU are desperate to salvage the Iran deal. It isn’t working

October 8, 2018 9:02 am

American sanctions are forcing companies worldwide to choose between Iran and the US