European Union

There’s no going back on Brexit. But liberal policies are the way forward

16 June 2018 9:00 am

This week Brexit reached its Somme. The government has been bogged down in votes on amendments inserted into its Brexit…

Britain has lost control of the Brexit talks

24 March 2018 9:00 am

If Brexit was going to be as easy as some of its advocates had believed, we would not have had…

Open goal: Britain must embrace all Brexit’s freedoms

27 January 2018 9:00 am

A decade ago, bankers were not merely the masters of Davos, but the ‘masters of the universe’. No one calls…

What Europeans really think about Brexit

6 January 2018 9:00 am

What do Europeans really think about Brexit?

Carry on Brexit

9 December 2017 9:00 am

The Brexit deal is mired in dispute and denial

Does Brexit mean anything anymore?

9 December 2017 9:00 am

Brexit and the English language

A £50 billion Brexit ‘divorce bill’ is a price worth paying

2 December 2017 9:00 am

Quitting the EU was never just about cash: most people who voted Leave were prepared for a costly, painful process

The Irish stance against Brexit is a dangerous gamble

25 November 2017 9:00 am

Never has a European Council been so important to a British prime minister as this December’s is to Theresa May.…

Norway's tough-love approach to the refugee crisis

25 November 2017 9:00 am

Norway’s immigration minister on the best way to help refugees

No deal with the EU? Sounds like a good deal to me

21 October 2017 9:00 am

So what if we have to trade under WTO rules?

Greater European integration will do great harm to all Europeans

30 September 2017 9:00 am

You can see why Theresa May said in Florence that the British wished the European Union well in its plans…

What the European Union really costs Britain

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Roll up, roll up Party conferences this year revolve around the familiar settings of Bournemouth, Brighton and Manchester. But one…

This new Tory Brexit battle will be the bloodiest of all

23 September 2017 9:00 am

The Tories’ latest titanic battle over Europe

In praise of Radio 2

23 September 2017 9:00 am

‘You can’t lie… on radio,’ says Liza Tarbuck. The Radio 2 DJ was being interviewed for the network’s birthday portrait,…

Britain’s Brexit team must call Barnier’s bluff

2 September 2017 9:00 am

There is a growing perception that Britain is floundering in its EU negotiations, with a professional team from Brussels running…

Stop playing chicken with Britain’s free-trade future

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Besides being important in themselves, the trade talks between Britain and the United States which began this week are symbolic…

The dark clouds that threaten Brexit

29 July 2017 9:00 am

It’s summertime and the living is easy… unless you’re a civil servant working on Brexit. Whitehall has recognised that the…

Daniel Barenboim’s Proms Brexit sermon was just poor conduct

22 July 2017 9:00 am

Daniel Barenboim ruined an exquisite Prom with a Brexit sermon

The myth of Britain’s decline

8 July 2017 9:00 am

Britain is a strong and wealthy nation. Let’s behave like one

Brexit is an opportunity for the UK-based car industry to change up a gear

27 May 2017 9:00 am

The UK car industry reinvented itself in the 1980s. Brexit offers it the opportunity to do so again, says Matthew Lynn

Stocks to watch — automotive shares that may prosper post-Brexit

27 May 2017 9:00 am

The challenge of finding undervalued, publicly quoted enterprises with interesting prospects in the automotive sector is, as Matthew Lynn says,…

Who were the 2 per cent of Ukip supporters who did not vote Leave?

13 May 2017 9:00 am

God forbid Irish police investigated Stephen Fry over a complaint of blasphemy, which is no longer a criminal offence in…

Britain must get ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations

6 May 2017 9:00 am

If elections were decided on voter enthusiasm rather than on plain numbers, Marine Le Pen would win this weekend’s battle…

Diane’s grey matter and Labour’s sticky votes

6 May 2017 9:00 am

I awoke the other morning to hear Diane Abbott’s brains leaking out of her ears and all over the carpet…

How will the EU cope without Britain?

15 April 2017 9:00 am

Many EU officials would like to present the Brexit negotiations as a case of one nervous member, weak at the…