Brexit's three-dimensional chess game

Did Boris Johnson inadvertently signal his own abandonment of a hard Brexit by floating his English Channel bridge idea?

21st January, 2018
Emmanuel Macron and Thersea May on the French presidents recent visit Pic: Getty

Last week saw an interesting display of pageantry at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst in Berkshire. Theresa May invited Emmanuel Macron to the college as part of his first visit as president of the French Republic, in order to emphasise the importance of Anglo-French cooperation on defence and security even in the context of Brexit.

There, on the wintry parade ground, the diminutive Macron took the salute at an impressive parade by the Coldstream...

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