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Boris Johnson’s Charm Offensive of Latin America

The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has returned from his five-day Latin American tour of Peru, Argentina and Chile that was conducted from the 19th...

Some Vague Utopia – A Brexit Update

Just before Christmas, Theresa May returned from Brussels a hero. In the space of a week she had seemingly salvaged a process that appeared...

How to ‘win’ elections and alienate people

The Prime Minister stands triumphant in the House of Commons, a majority larger than Margaret Thatcher’s stacked up behind her. The opposition benches are...

The Brexit Election

Theresa May has a comical aversion to giving a straight answer. For a long time, her only public pronouncements on Brexit were slogans: ‘Brexit...

Brexit negotiations – where are they going with this?

Brexit means … what, exactly?   The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. That much is clear, assuming the stars don’t align and send a bewildered...

‘We can change the world in many ways, but the core...

Clutching onto my newly bought copy of Politico, I couldn’t decide what was more intimidating: the fact that I’d be interviewing the senior EU...

‘Being able to fix people’s problems is a real buzz –...

It is fair to say that 2015 wasn't the best year for the Liberal Democrats: the General Election saw them lose all but eight...

Beyond Brexit: the real danger facing the UK

In Brexit’s immediate aftermath, the creative and scientific industries screamed as their funding was cut and opportunities for international collaboration reduced. But as the...

Brexit apocalypse? What apocalypse?

ItI’s been over 100 days since the historic vote of the UK to leave the EU on June 23. In the frenzied weeks running up...

#TheUKDecides: The sound and fury of Brexit

And so a star has been removed from the blue European flag, with 51.9 per cent of Britons voting to rescind a 43-year membership...