The politics are the only thing that matter to Boris Johnson and whether he signs a new deal with the European Union
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson likely has no plan other than to stay in power. He will rely on his two closest advisers to oversee Brexit.
It is in the British prime minister’s interests to carry on a ‘war with Brussels’, no matter how tired EU leaders already are of the issue
Brexit has denied Denmark a regular ally in EU negotiations. Copenhagen can find new friends – but it should start the hard yards now.
The shock of covid-19 in Britain may end the culture-wars politics set off by the Brexit referendum
The UK wants to “take back control” of its borders – but is now finding out the reality of what this means
The UK’s ostensible new “ethical foreign policy” stands up to little scrutiny – not least as the government’s preferred form of Brexit limits chances it will ever enact such a policy.
Whatever good reasons the British government may have to reverse its position on Huawei, the key factor has been a rebellion on its backbenches and a mood of righteous indignation about the behaviour of Xi Jinping’s China
Britain can step back from the brink of Brexit trade catastrophe – but only if Boris Johnson gives the say-so
One member state has become a dictatorship as others spiral into debt. Germany must lead the European Union through the coronavirus crisis