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
Britain in Europe
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
Covid-19 has made the task confronting the Integrated Review (IR) to reconceive Britain’s role in the world after Brexit – doubly difficult. Now, it is not only Britain which faces a major historical rupture, but quite possibly the world itself.
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
For Britain, a close security relationship with the EU will be impossible to establish without a close political and economic relationship too.