Otherworldly villains:  A Boris Johnson impersonator walks alongside Jacob Rees-Mogg. Leavers had a powerful, emotionally resonant issue: immigration. Photograph:  Henry Nicholls

Brexit is the ultimate tragi-comedy – a high-stakes drama that we all know will end badly, with a protagonist (the UK) undone by his own flaws and an (...)

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall:  said that June contest is a “Brexit election” on “Ukip’s turf”, and rubbished reports that the party is  badly organised and funded. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The UK Independence Party (Ukip) will contest the “vast majority” of seats in June’s British general election, Paul Nuttall, its leader, has insisted,(...)

A sign is displayed opposite the M4 near Tata Steel works, on the day of the EU referendum, in Port Talbot, Wales. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

For two weeks Wales has been celebrating its European presence. There was jubilation when our football team thrashed Russia to top group B at the Euro(...)