Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks in a meeting of The Bruges Group, a pro-Brexit think tank in London, Britain on January 23rd EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Evangelists for a no-deal Brexit haven’t given up. On the contrary, they have been emboldened by this week’s vote in parliament, by polls showing sup(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: “Trading with the EU on WTO terms would work well for the UK and allows us to achieve Brexit sooner.” Photograph: PA Wire

Brexiters see the World Trade Organisation as their best hope for a clean break from the European Union. Maybe it is. But it’s not a very good one. (...)