Saturday December 7, 2019

Britain’s leadership vacuum and Europe’s vindictiveness make a bad situation worse

For Ireland, Brexit involves huge complications and implications

10th July, 2016
Theresa May will have her hands full if she takes up residence in No.10 Downing Street. Pic: Getty

In the order of importance of real politics, the greatest priorities for England’s two largest parties are their respective leadership struggles. Everything must take second place until it is seen whether Theresa or Andrea emerges as leader of the Tories and until it is seen whether Jeremy or anybody else will emerge on top of the decaying compost heap that used to be the Labour Party. Note that I refer to England’s largest parties. Neither...

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