Wednesday February 19, 2020

Brexit logic must trump Brexit emotion

Instead of an emotive told-you-so attitude, the EU and Ireland must work on collaborating to achieve an orderly British exit

2nd April, 2017
UK prime minister Theresa May Pic: Getty

Lancaster House in west London was commissioned by the “grand old” Duke of York in 1825. This magnificently-designed building has been a hub of political, economic and social life for almost 200 years.

Last January, British prime minister Theresa May chose it as the venue for her speech setting out her country’s approach to Brexit. Beneath the ornate ceilings and surrounded by the grandeur of empire, she confirmed that the government expected Britain to leave...

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