EU referendum

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Lammy Out! Sign my petition to oust David Lammy

26 June 2016 8:38

The petition to demand a second a referendum has now reached 2.8 million signatories. There’s an awful lot of people in…


Jonathan Hill’s resignation is an act of gross irresponsibility

25 June 2016 16:04

The UK’s EU Commissioner, Jonathan Hill, has resigned today saying that he couldn’t carry on as ‘though nothing had happened.’ This strikes me…

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Brexit was a harsh political awakening for young people

25 June 2016 14:54

Since Brexit became a reality early on Friday morning, my Facebook feed has been filled with mournful posts written by…


Did referendum rage get the better of David Cameron?

25 June 2016 11:33

I suspect a lot of people who voted out have mixed emotions this weekend, especially given how emotional the debate…

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Will Boris, Gove and the Brexit band of brothers run for No 10 together?

25 June 2016 11:27

Westminster is still digesting what happened on Thursday night. But before Britain can turn itself to the big question of…


Unlike the EU, Brexit isn’t a theory

25 June 2016 11:02

In June 1975, I was given the heavy responsibility of writing the Telegraph’s ‘light’ op-ed on the conduct of the…

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What are the European – and world – papers saying about Brexit?

25 June 2016 11:00

Brexit is, unsurprisingly, continuing to dominate the front pages of the newspapers overseas for a second day in a row.…


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…

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…

EU Referendum - Signage And Symbols

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…


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…

Political Leaders Respond To The UK's EU Referendum Result

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.…

Political Leaders Respond To The UK's EU Referendum Result

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…

Political Leaders Respond To The UK's EU Referendum Result

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…

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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…


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…


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…


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…


Andrew Cooper bizarrely sets bar for Cameron: win referendum by 10 points

23 June 2016 16:25

In last year’s general election, Andrew Cooper was left red-faced after his firm Populus’s final ‘prediction‘ of a 0.5 per cent chance of…

Political Leaders Vote In The EU Referendum

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…