Brexit Archives

  • Why Brexit is good for the UK and the EU

    04-02-2019

    There is an anti-EU virus in the British body politic of particularly virulent strain. It experienced a long period of hibernation and can be found in both major political parties, writes Fraser Cameron.

  • The blind side – the impact of Brexit on EU citizenship 

    29-01-2019

    The Brexit negotiations have assumed that EU citizenship will cease for all UK nationals if and when the UK leaves the EU. Tony Simpson, Tony Venables and Alexandra von Westernhagen question whether this is necessarily so, and what this means for EU citizenship in general.

  • Brexit or not, Britain must stay on the EU’s security team

    22-01-2019

    Make no mistake: Brexit will damage our security. It will weaken the UK more, but it will weaken the EU too, writes Matthieu Borsboom.

  • In the House of Commons, Brexit has no winners, only losers

    06-12-2018

    Britain neither wants Brexit nor knows how to escape from it. The result is that everybody loses, and the camp of losers just gets bigger and bigger, writes Denis MacShane.

  • EU regions affected by Brexit should not be left behind

    Economy & Jobs 27-11-2018

    While studies and reports about the consequences of Brexit on EU27 regions are multiplying, it is increasingly clear that the EU needs to create mechanisms to support territories negatively affected by the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the Union, write Marc Joulaud and Lambert Van Nistelrooij.

  • The Brexit saga will go on for years

    19-11-2018

    The deal agreed between the United Kingdom and the European Union has detonated the biggest political dispute in British politics since Neville Chamberlain came back from Munich in 1938 waving a leaf of paper and proclaiming he had won “Peace in our time”, writes Denis MacShane.

  • Seizing the window of opportunity to rethink Brexit

    13-11-2018

    The UK government is paralysed by Brexit as it reaches decision time over whether to agree a messy compromise or crash out with no deal. In the meantime, support for a second referendum is growing, writes Sandra Khadhouri.

  • Come back, Mother Britannia! 

    08-11-2018

    Seeing Brexit crumble towards a single market fudge with no UK say, daughter Europa pleads to re-unite her mother - with her father Franz-Emmanuel, not the ideal home-maker.

  • The Ulster Question: Taking ‘the Union’ out of the Brexit debate.

    16-10-2018

    Brexit has become a ‘21st Century Ulster Question’, writes Dick Roche, who also suggests how it can be solved.

  • Deal, no deal, or no Brexit?

    12-10-2018

    Theresa May's attempts to negotiate a 'soft Brexit' are not backed by a parliamentary majority. Nor are the plans of the hard Brexiters. That could result in a new referendum, which could lead to the UK staying in, argues Hugo Dixon.

  • How Brexit will impact healthcare for our pets and farm animals

    21-09-2018

    Brexit, particularly the prospect of 'no deal', poses a serious threat to animal welfare standards and food security, writes Carel du Marchie Sarvaas.

  • The biggest lesson for Europeans from Brexit

    20-09-2018

    The biggest lesson of all for Europe to learn from Brexit is the importance of mobilising young Europeans to vote, writes Roger Casale.

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