Brexit

The problem with Macron’s vision for Europe

14 May 2022 9:00 am

The Ukraine crisis has transformed international affairs, forcing countries the world over to rethink their alliances and interests. New patterns…

EU: normal disservice resumes

30 April 2022 9:00 am

In the past few months, relations between the UK and the EU have been the best they have been since…

Brexit’s potential is beginning to be realised

30 April 2022 9:00 am

The purpose of Brexit was to strengthen Britain’s ties with both the world beyond Europe and with Europe itself, but…

Miss Brexit? Another bust-up is looming

29 April 2022 1:52 am

In the past few months, relations between the UK and the EU have been the best they have been since…

The Northern Ireland elections could break the Union

20 April 2022 12:40 am

Belfast, Northern Ireland Phillip Brett was just nine years old the night a neighbour called to say his brother, Gavin,…

How Britain was misled over Europe for 60 years

16 April 2022 9:00 am

Just as one is inclined to believe Carlyle’s point that the history of the world is but the biography of…

Has the past decade blunted our sense of the duty of care?

2 April 2022 9:00 am

Modern British history can be divided into two parts: before Covid and after. That is the central pillar of this…

Boris’s Brexit-Ukraine comparison was a mistake

22 March 2022 4:00 am

After years of post-Brexit rancour,the last few weeks have been a striking display of European (not just EU) unity. Britain…

A must-see for Westminster obsessives: Riverside Studios' Bloody Difficult Women reviewed

19 March 2022 9:00 am

Bloody Difficult Women is a documentary drama by the popular journalist Tim Walker, which looks at the similarities between Gina…

Russia had nothing to do with Brexit

17 March 2022 2:20 am

In light of Russia’s abhorrent invasion of Ukraine, certain corners of the internet have become obsessed – yet again – with Russia’s supposed…

David Frost's solution to cool UK-EU relations

16 March 2022 5:40 am

Since David Frost quit the government in December over its political direction, he has not said that much about the…

Will Westminster ever fix the Northern Ireland protocol?

16 March 2022 2:20 am

Last night’s spat between the Foreign Office and the Treasury was hardly reassuring for Unionists. If you missed it, a…

The party’s finally over for Nigel Farage

12 March 2022 9:00 am

Nigel Farage was never even an MP, but Michael Crick argues convincingly that he is one of the top five…

The abandoned revolution: has the government given up on Brexit?

29 January 2022 9:00 am

Has the government lost interest in Brexit?

Boris's Brexit bonanza

27 January 2022 10:00 pm

Tory whips are working overtime to win round waverers as Boris Johnson struggles to rescue his flailing premiership. Among the arguments being…

Road to Reform: is Richard Tice’s party a threat to the Tories?

22 January 2022 9:00 am

Is Richard Tice’s party a threat to the Tories?

Robert Harris on Boris Johnson, cancel culture and rehabilitating Chamberlain

22 January 2022 9:00 am

Nigel Jones talks to the writer Robert Harris about Blair, Johnson and Polanski, cancel culture and his quest to rehabilitate Neville Chamberlain

The problem with rewilding

6 January 2022 10:30 pm

The government has gone wild. Under new plans, just announced by Environment Secretary George Eustice, farmers and landowners in England could…

Does Boris believe in Brexit?

5 January 2022 11:00 pm

For once, yesterday’s Downing Street press conference included a worthwhile question, and not of the ‘why aren’t you locking us…

How well is Brexit going?

5 January 2022 12:00 am

Twelve months after a comprehensive trade deal was signed with the EU, where are we now? How has the UK…

Banana republic Britain and the curse of reverse exceptionalism

29 December 2021 6:15 pm

A day did not go by on social media in 2021 without some high-profile performative outrage about Boris Johnson and…

It's not too late for Boris Johnson

18 December 2021 9:00 am

It is two years since Boris Johnson achieved one of the most remarkable election victories in modern history. The large…

Shell's Dutch departure is a vote of confidence in Brexit Britain

16 November 2021 2:44 am

The City was meant to be hollowed out. Shortages would cripple the economy. And major multinationals would move their headquarters,…

Has JP Morgan changed its tune on Brexit Britain?

10 November 2021 2:08 am

Supermarket shelves are bare. There may not be enough turkeys for Christmas. Wages and prices are rising. And the government…

France is too Catholic to forgive Britain for Brexit

27 October 2021 5:00 pm

Former Chancellor Nigel Lawson famously said that the National Health Service is the nearest thing we British have to a…