The EU’s not for turning

The EU’s not for turning
Theresa May leaves Downing Street last Wednesday, the day her fellow Tories decided her future as prime minister Picture: Getty

Theresa May is faced with a Europe unwilling to budge on the backstop, the necessity for which is an ironic consequence of Britain’s decision to partition Ireland in 1921

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will not be doing a duet of I Should Be So Lucky with Kylie Minogue after the bewildering Brexit events of last week.

His recent backstage encounter with the Australian popstress came just two months after British prime minister Theresa May bopped along to Abba’s hit Dancing Queen at the Conservative Party conference.

May has survived, which is a relief to Varadkar and his government. He now has the political stability...

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