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Budging beyond Brexit

By Roger Liddle / 12 January, 2021

For half a century I have campaigned for a united Europe with Britain playing a full role. The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) that was approved by the British Parliament on 30 December heralded, for me, a very bad and very very painful day. The TCA finalises Britain’s divorce from […]

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Dealing with English

By László Andor / 8 January, 2020

The way the word deal has been used in the Brexit debate on the two sides of the English Channel has been a source of confusion rather than clarification.

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Electoral contagion: the UK coughs and Ireland sneezes

By David Kitching / 20 December, 2019

For Ireland, there is no such thing as a good Brexit. However, if they must now accept Brexit as inevitable, there are a few fundamental protections that cannot be undone.

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The Brexit (and more) election

By Richard Corbett / 15 November, 2019

if the Conservatives secure a majority of seats in the Commons, then Brexit will happen next year. If they don’t, then there will be a new referendum. But anything can happen.

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Brexit: Are UK politicians listening to younger people?

By Caroline Macfarland / 18 June, 2018

The UK referendum on the EU in 2016, has resulted in much discussion about a divided nation especially with younger people.

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Analysing UK-EU trade relations in the context of Brexit

By Sandra Parthie / 5 February, 2018

There has been an idea doing the rounds in the UK (which is now on its last legs) that German industry will ensure, via Chancellor Angela Merkel’s clout in EU decision making, favourable Brexit conditions for the UK. But this argument doesn’t hold water partly because it is not unclear […]

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Brexit: EU and UK citizens’ rights

By Jonathan Portes / 8 December, 2017

The British government has come up with proposals to safeguard the rights of UK citizens in EU countries and of EU citizens in the UK after Brexit.

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Europeans Not Wanted in Britain – The Ugly Side of Brexit

By Denis MacShane / 8 December, 2017

For many European Union citizens in the UK there is worry about their future status.

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Transparency in the EU, post-Brexit

By Emily O’Reilly / 5 October, 2016

The run-up to the vote saw the EU subject to a greater depth of scrutiny about what it actually does than ever before in its history.

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Reflections on Brexit – Implications for the Future of Europe

By Jernej Pikalo / 6 September, 2016

The outcome of the UK vote on its membership of the European Union is sobering and worrying at the same time.

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