Brexit no-fault divorce turns ugly

The EU is punishing Britain viciously for the unthinkable act of leaving

3rd September, 2017

The coincidence of the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death with the conclusion of the latest round of the Brexit negotiations last week presumably passed the EU negotiators by; a pity, because they might have found something worth studying in it.

Like Brexit, the outpouring of grief for Diana caught Britain (and the world) by surprise: who knew such strong emotional currents ran beneath such an apparently stolid surface?

That grief was not merely...

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