It is best not just for Britain but for the EU that we part ways

24 June 2016 16:59

A few thoughts on today’s events. First – it wasn’t working. With each year it was becoming more and more…

What does Brexit mean for Britain's relations with Ireland?

24 June 2016 16:13

The Irish prime minister, Enda Kenny, was quick off the block to react to the referendum result – see his…

Why Brexit is worse for Europe’s economy than it is for ours

24 June 2016 14:14

Share prices in freefall. Pension funds obliterated. A sea of red ink across trading screens. Billions wiped off the value…

Vote Leave now need to repay the people who voted for their cause

24 June 2016 13:52

My part of north London feels like the morning after England get knocked out from the World Cup. People look…

This EU anarchy is more interesting than the alternative

24 June 2016 12:34

Don’t know about you, but the healing process is proving difficult from my point of view in dealing with my…

Labour MPs table no confidence motion in Jeremy Corbyn

24 June 2016 12:22

In the past few minutes, two Labour MPs – Margaret Hodge and Ann Coffey – have submitted a motion of…

Boris Johnson’s victory speech: ‘we can find our voice in the world again’

24 June 2016 11:34

I want to begin this morning by paying tribute to David Cameron who has spoken earlier from Downing Street. I…

David Cameron’s resignation speech in full

24 June 2016 9:14

David Cameron has announced his decision to step down as Prime Minister following the vote to leave the European Union.…

David Cameron resigns, but not immediately

24 June 2016 8:43

In an emotional but dignified statement, David Cameron has announced his resignation as Prime Minister. However, he will not resign…

Bookies anoint Boris as next Tory leader

24 June 2016 8:17

The betting markets are all-but-ready to crown Boris Johnson as the next Conservative leader. After it became clear that Leave…

Live: David Cameron announces resignation after Brexit vote

24 June 2016 7:00

David Cameron has announced he will resign as Prime Minister following the vote for Brexit. Cameron has said he will remain in…

This is democracy in all its beauty and glory

24 June 2016 6:45

Consider the magnitude of what has just happened. Against the warnings of experts, the pleas of the vast majority of…

Leaked: Labour’s script responding to its terrible referendum result

24 June 2016 6:42

As Katy reported earlier, Labour has prepared a script that attempts to exonerate Jeremy Corbyn for the party’s terrible night…

Brexit has made a second independence referendum more likely

24 June 2016 5:48

Just look at the map on the BBC website, there are eerie comparisons with the 2015 general election – Scotland has…

Britain votes for Brexit

24 June 2016 5:20

The final results are in: Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Scroll down for our full coverage from…

Britain votes to leave the European Union

24 June 2016 5:07

In the greatest political upset of recent time, Britain has voted to leave the European Union. We are now in…

In praise of referendums – this one in particular

23 June 2016 18:48

Commentators have complained about this referendum — its ‘lies’, bad manners, bitterness. Without exactly disagreeing, I would nevertheless argue that…

Has Jeremy Corbyn rebelled against himself and voted Leave?

23 June 2016 18:03

How do you think Jeremy Corbyn voted in the privacy of the booth? Might he have kept his 100 per…

A bitter culture war has begun in Britain

23 June 2016 16:51

I wrote a while back that the UK referendum wouldn’t be at all bitter or divisive, and I think it’s…

Ten handy phrases for bluffing your way through referendum night

23 June 2016 16:47

Alright folks, this is the big one. It’s EU Referendum Night, and bluffers everywhere have been training hard. We’ve all been…

Fascism is alive in Britain – on both the left and the right

23 June 2016 16:01

At the time of writing, no one knows the result of Britain’s European Union referendum. But everyone has learned in…

The EU may well survive today’s vote — but the left won’t

23 June 2016 14:57

If you’ve heard a whirring noise in the background of today’s momentous vote, don’t worry: it’s just Tony Benn turning…

Bookmakers odds: chance of Brexit plunges to all-time low of 15 per cent

23 June 2016 12:03

As Britain goes to the polls to vote on the EU Referendum, the odds on Brexit are plummeting – to…

A Remain vote won’t reform the EU – but a Leave vote might

23 June 2016 10:46

So the great day is here. Those of us who wish to vote ‘Leave’ will be heading to the polls…

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