Sunday February 23, 2020

Leaving process still thickens with irony

Theresa May’s attempts to lead Britain out of the EU could ultimately result in England leaving Britain instead

30th December, 2018

With fewer than 100 days to go, Brexit is still mired in confusion. Chaos in London, bemusement in Brussels and stoic trepidation in Dublin. Each day seems to bring heightened emotion and faltering common sense.

Amid leadership challenges, postponed parliamentary votes and the contorted linguistics of the backstop, keeping up with the rapid pace of recent events has not been easy. The spectre of troops on alert, and vast refrigeration ordered and life-saving medicines stockpiled, adds...

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