The Last Few Days Of May

79 years ago, almost to the day in the last few days of May and into June, The British Expeditionary Force, what was left of it anyway, were trapped at Dunkirk, to face bombardment, capture or death. It looked like the end of "our Island story"…

Brexito Delanda Est.

Theresa May has written to request an extension to June 30. The EU will suggest a year. I am not going to use the horrible Portmanteau of "Flexible" and "Extension" that's doing the rounds. But the prime minister will concede, accept Donald…

A Second Referendum is the Front Runner in a Close Race

Whatever the Brexiters say, we aren't leaving the EU on the 29th March. There will be an extension of Article 50. The question is whether this is a short technical delay to pass necessary legislation, or a longer one that takes us beyond the…

What are the Brexiters up to?

There are some British politicians who're comfortable with the UK leaving the EU without a deal. This is an outcome that most people who know about international trade suggest would cause quite considerable disruption, but according to the UK…