John Looby: Prague, Brexit, and the dangers of appeasing the extremes

Nigel Farage may be gone, but his damaging irrationality stands triumphant

5th July, 2016
Nigel Farage resigned as leader of the UK Independence Party yesterday Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Prague is a beautiful city. Steeped in history and architectural delight, it revels today as a joyous magnet for tourists and film-makers from around the world. The pain endured for much of the last century seems a fast-fading memory. Yet I strolled through its atmospheric old town recently, and the feeling that this period of calm contentment is fragile and possibly all too temporary was difficult to shake. Back in bustling Dublin, recent events across...

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