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Britain’s top Brexit official, David Davis, in Vienna this week: some Europeans, he said, “fear Brexit could lead to an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom with Britain plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction”.

UK Brexit secretary David Davis this week ruled out a “Mad Max-style” dystopia in Britain after it leaves the EU, dashing hopes Theresa May, Boris Joh(...)

 Theresa May: her 11-strong Brexit “war cabinet” agreed “the three baskets approach” at Chequers. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

And so we arrive at “managed divergence” also known as “the three baskets approach”. This is London’s post-Brexit trade plan, agreed by Theresa May’s (...)

April 10th, 1998: taoiseach Bertie Ahern, British prime minister Tony Blair and US senator George Mitchell shaking hands after they signed the historic agreement for peace in Northern Ireland. Photograph:  Dan Chung/AFP/Getty Images

Daniel Hannan is one of the most intelligent and sophisticated of the Brexiteers. The longtime Tory member of the European Parliament has a double fir(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk: said British Brexit proposals for “managed divergence” from EU regulations along with preferential access to EU markets show that Boris Johnson’s “cake philosophy” lives on. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland is willing to pay more into the European Union’s coffers after the United Kingdom quits, but it will not accept changes to corporation tax rul(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May, whose Brexit “war cabinet” agreed a fragile compromise on a “Canada plus plus plus” model for Britain’s future EU relationship after eight hours of talks at her country retreat, Chequers, on Thursday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Theresa May’s Brexit inner cabinet broke up last night after eight hours of talks, amid signs that the factions in her top team have stitched together(...)

Denis McShane: Most obvious threat is the end of the common customs union between the UK and its EU partners including Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish politicians should seek to mobilise Irish business leaders in the UK to campaign for a soft Brexit to ensure that Ireland does not suffer the so(...)

“Two World Wars and two World Cups”: Chris Waddle, Stuart Pearce and Gareth Southgate (above) will be allowed to retake their penalties until they score. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Allsport/Getty

Did you ever see a cat stuck up a tree? It desperately wants to get down, but when a kindly human climbs up to rescue it, it hisses and claws. Even ca(...)

British  foreign secretary Boris Johnson delivering his much anticipated Brexit speech at the Policy Exchange think tank in London on Wednesday

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson tried to channel his inner Barack Obama this week when he talked of “reaching out” to disillusioned Remain voters i(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker  and EU commissioner Gunther Oettinger during  a joint press conference  in Brussels on Wednesday. Photograph: Getty Images

The EU faces hard budget choices in responding to Brexit and the ambition of embracing new spending priorities such as dealing with immigration, commo(...)

British foreign and commonwealth minister: said leaving the European Union is “not grounds for fear, but hope”. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

Wednesday’s speech on Brexit was, his admirers agreed, a return to form for Boris Johnson after months during which the foreign secretary appeared to (...)

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