Brexit

If Trump wins, Europeans will have to grow up

26 July 2016 18:02

As many people have pointed out, if someone had awoken from a coma after 30 years and learned that one…

Nicola Sturgeon’s Brexit test is designed to fail

26 July 2016 8:37

Nicola Sturgeon still believes in Scottish independence. I know, who knew? That’s the point of the SNP, a party Ms…

Jean-Claude Juncker comes out fighting over Brexit

26 July 2016 8:00

Although Theresa May has repeatedly assured us that ‘Brexit means Brexit’, we’re still no closer to finding out what that actually…

Brexit is the most punk thing to have happened in years

25 July 2016 15:29

It turns out rock didn’t die when Elvis joined the Army in 1958, or when the Beatles accepted their OBEs…

Brexit provides the perfect opportunity to crack the immigration question

25 July 2016 13:00

The British public are clearly dissatisfied with the way our immigration system currently works. One of the main reasons that…

The Waitrose effect and Mr Nobody, the new pensions minister

25 July 2016 12:45

A month on from Brexit and the effects on the economy are beginning to show, says the Guardian in a study of…

‘Stupid English people’ to blame for Brexit, says Alan Cumming

24 July 2016 16:03

In last month’s EU referendum, pundits and politicians were left surprised when Brexit triumphed with 52 per cent of the vote.…

Europol chief rows back on Brexit ‘Project Fear’ warnings

22 July 2016 8:55

Those who acted as the biggest cheerleaders for Project Fear in the run-up to the referendum now have the awkward…

Theresa May gets a warmer than expected reception in Paris, and a pledge on the border

21 July 2016 20:38

Paris was meant to be the more difficult leg of Theresa May’s first European tour as Prime Minister. But May’s…

The show’s over for the Women’s Equality Party

20 July 2016 10:34

In the post-Brexit upheaval, the Women’s Equality Party (WEP) has fallen out of sight. Its members once told us ‘WE can,…

Boris’s charm wins over at awkward press conference

19 July 2016 17:36

Fresh from banging his head on the door of Downing Street, John Kerry has just been speaking at a press…

Inflation is up. But don’t panic, it’s nothing to do with Brexit

19 July 2016 12:15

Inflation is up: between May and June it jumped from 0.3 per cent to 0.5 per cent. But before the…

Thanks to Brexit, New Yorkers discovered ‘the inequality thing’

19 July 2016 12:14

A few days before the vote on Brexit, a crowd of Democratic Party grandees gathered in one of Manhattan’s toniest…

George Osborne – non, je ne regrette rien

18 July 2016 23:29

In David Cameron’s final speech as Prime Minister, he attempted to set out what he would like to be remembered for —…

Of course Britain is ‘open for business’. That was the point of Brexit

18 July 2016 17:24

Today the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a campaign telling the world that London is ‘still open for business’.…

Labour’s dismal showing gives Sajid Javid a gentler first day in the job

18 July 2016 16:13

Theresa May’s new government gets to work today, and first to face the heat of the Chamber was the Communities…

Boris’s EU summit debut shows why he is the perfect pick for Foreign Secretary

18 July 2016 10:26

After a bit of initial drama involving an emergency plane landing, Boris Johnson is in Brussels. There’s been a lot…

Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland could stay in the EU and the UK

17 July 2016 13:33

We are ‘in uncharted territory with, effectively, a blank sheet of paper’ in front of us – and that means…

Is racism really on the rise in Britain?

17 July 2016 8:00

It keeps being said that racist ‘hate crime’ has increased as a result of the referendum. One must bear in…

Is Theresa May rowing back on ‘Brexit means Brexit’?

15 July 2016 16:52

Theresa May has told us repeatedly that ‘Brexit means Brexit’ and Philip Hammond has been at it too: just in…

Theresa May faces an impossible test over Scotland and Brexit

15 July 2016 10:42

For some time now, and especially since September 2014, the SNP administration in Edinburgh has been inspired by a single,…

Liam Fox celebrates his new job

14 July 2016 21:23

While today’s political climate might not be great for the country, the watering holes of Westminster are certainly doing okay out…

Why Brexit better mean Brexit

14 July 2016 17:06

‘Brexit means Brexit’, says our new Prime Minister, but that does not tell us what she thinks Brexit would involve.…

Theresa May’s first day and Boris at the Foreign Office: How the foreign press reacted

14 July 2016 12:38

A new British Prime Minister is always big news on the continent and around the world. This time around, with…

Watch: Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Boris – ‘he isn’t the man you want driving you home’

14 July 2016 9:30

Amber Rudd didn’t pull her punches during the referendum campaign when she aimed her fire at Boris Johnson. During a…