Second Brexit referendum

Three things about Brexit

4 minutes ago   |   Jack of Kent

Since the referendum vote last summer for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, three things have become apparent. First, Brexit will be complex, not simple. Second...
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“In some possible branches of the future leaving will be an error” - an exchange about Brexit with Dominic Cummings

“In some possible branches of the future leaving will be an error” - an exchange about Brexit with Dominic Cummings

4 minutes ago   |   Jack of Kent

Yesterday evening, I had a tweet exchange with Dominic Cummings, the architect of the Leave campaign. His candour and openness was striking. Many regard him as a controversial...
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Brexit and daft embargoes

Brexit and daft embargoes

4 minutes ago   |   Jack of Kent

To appreciate the sheer ridiculousness of yesterday's “strict” press embargo of the Department for Exiting the European Union you need to know a little about the background to...
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MAFS' Nic Jovanovic speaks about his cancer battle after Cyrell's baby news

MAFS' Nic Jovanovic speaks about his cancer battle after Cyrell's baby news

16 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

He battled testicular cancer for the second time last year.
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Has the UK made a U-Turn over the Brexit timetable?

22 minutes ago   |   Jack of Kent

Back on 14th May 2017, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis was bullish: the Brexit timetable will be the ‘row of the summer' . The EU wanted a...
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Brexit: Whatever happened to the “row of the summer”?

Brexit: Whatever happened to the “row of the summer”?

22 minutes ago   |   Jack of Kent

On Friday this blog asked whether there had been a UK government u-turn on “sequencing” in the Brexit negotiations, which started today. Sequencing is important for the...
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A mandate can be either democratic or irreversible, but it cannot be both - an argument

A mandate can be either democratic or irreversible, but it cannot be both - an argument

22 minutes ago   |   Jack of Kent

Over at the FT the other day I did a post about mandates and sovereignty. Many people seemed to find the points in it interesting, and so I will set out here in more detail the...
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Just as in 1914, the Brexit buildup is making calamity feel inevitable | Rafael Behr

24 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The Damascene moment remainers hoped for shows no sign of coming, and disaster feels all too predictable The historian AJP Taylor argued that Europe was plunged into the first...
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Prince William devastated: ‘Fears' for monarchy as Prince Harry's behaviour ‘harmful'

Prince William devastated: ‘Fears' for monarchy as Prince Harry's behaviour ‘harmful'

36 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

PRINCE WILLIAM will one day be the King of England - but the second heir to the throne has revealed his “fears” for the monarchy thanks to his brother Prince Harry and wife...
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Analysis: Why sales are sliding for non-premium SUVs

Analysis: Why sales are sliding for non-premium SUVs

38 minutes ago   |   Autocar

Mainstream SUVs such as the Skoda Kodiaq face premium-rival challenges Boom time is over for family-spec SUVs and crossovers as the market ‘normalises' When it comes to large...
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