A dangerous year for Britain as it enters Brexit battle

Strong isolationist mood in UK means exit is a real possibility

3rd January, 2016
David Cameron Picture: Getty

Britain enters its year of living dangerously by openly flirting with breaking free from the European Union, while knowing that such a dramatic move could finally trigger Scotland’s slow motion exit from Britain in turn.

Prime minister David Cameron almost lost control of the Scottish independence referendum of 2014, and is now showing an increasingly weak grip on the Brexit vote, which may come as soon as this summer.

He had hastily promised an...

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