The Brexit crunch is no Bond movie

Last week, the prospect of Britain crashing out of the EU loomed into view like a screen villain. Let’s hope the no-dealers wake up to reality before the credits roll

27th January, 2019

Day One, No Deal might not be the kind of movie title that would attract high-profile characters such as Jason Bourne or James Bond, but it does convey the idea of something about to go bad.

Maybe they did not realise how it might sound, but this begging-for-a-hashtag phrase was produced by British civil servants for March 30, 2019, the first day of the new world of real Brexit if the 2016 referendum’s Leave vote...

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