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Politics: Fall Out: A Year of Political Mayhem, By Tim Shipman, William Collins, €28.75

17th December, 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker give a press conference as they meet for Brexit negotiations on December 4, 2017 Pic: Getty

Politics: Fall Out: A Year of Political Mayhem, By Tim Shipman, William Collins, €28.75

As Big Ben struck 10pm on June 8 this year, the BBC’s exit poll shocked almost everyone by revealing that Britain had just elected a hung parliament. Prime minister Theresa May hugged her husband and started to cry. Foreign secretary Boris Johnson put down his pint of Young’s ale, exclaiming “We’ve f***ed Brexit!” Conservative Party headquarters went completely silent...

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