Saturday December 7, 2019

Rampant Farage is now ready to wreak more populist havoc

The Brexit Party’s predicted European elections triumph could splinter the Tories and force a no-deal withdrawal – a worst-case scenario for Ireland

19th May, 2019

How ironic would it be if the very political instrument that David Cameron unleashed, in his attempt to heal the bitter divisions that had torn the Conservative Party asunder for at least two generations, were to be its nemesis?

In Thursday’s European vote there’s a real possibility that the Tories may finish in fifth place behind the Brexit Party, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens. A recent poll is suggesting just 9 per cent...

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