Saturday January 25, 2020

Brexit’s a mess, but who are we to crow about it?

Before we get too smug over Britain’s failures, let’s not forget our own domestic horror stories

30th June, 2019
Sterling could drop by 10 per cent after no-deal Brexit

Pitying our neighbours still feels odd, even three years after the Brexit referendum. Until 2016, most of us thought the British lived in a well-run, sophisticated democracy. Not without flaws, but nevertheless a state well capable of resolving its problems internally and pursuing its interests internationally.

That fading image is getting dimmer as our neighbours enter their fourth year of arguing among themselves about the meaning of Brexit. Jeremy Hunt, probably the runner-up in the Tories’...

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