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Slowly but surely the threads are emerging. Russia not only interfered directly in the election of Donald Trump. But also in our referendum.

Only 11% of the public believe the UK should leave the European Union without a deal, according to a new survey.

The Prime Minister has been handed a Brexit deadline to get her deal in order or face a trade talk stalemate.

Dublin has intensified the pressure on Number 10 declaring Brexit will not progress until an agreement about the border is struck.

A Tory MP has been accused of not taking concerns about Brexit seriously after his letter response to a constituent still contained “add Bob’s comments here” at the bottom of the reply.

I didn’t get much from my Twitter spat with Kylie Minogue’s songwriter, but his famous lyrics certainly sum up the mindset of Brexiteers.

Michael Gove and Boris Johnson have launched an audacious bid to steer Britain away from European Union regulations.

Theresa May has issued a fresh plea for European Union leaders to move onto the "next stage" in the Brexit negotiations.

MICHAEL WHITE on how a brief moment of common sense was engulfed by intransigence of the leavers

STEVE ANGLESEY counts down the worst Brexiteers of the week

MPs will finish their line-by-line assessment of key Brexit legislation by Christmas, Commons leader Andrea Leadsom said today.

Here is a flavour of some of the recent letters we’ve received in The New European’s mailbag. Send your letters for publication to letters@theneweuropean.co.uk

From losing seven attempts at becoming an MP to computer illiteracy - these are the 48 things you should know about the former UKIP leader.

The UK face "chaos" unless it is properly prepared for all potential Brexit outcomes, Chancellor Philip Hammond said today after he used his Budget to set aside a £3bn war chest to cope with leaving the EU.

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France might be rugby league minnows – as their World Cup campaign has demonstrated – but, as MICK O’HARE explains, the sport in the country has had to fight for its very survival

Danish philosopher, May 5, 1813 - November 11, 1855

Matriarchal, sunkissed, homespun, carefree... the Missoni brand (and the family with a backstory to match) seem the uplifting antithesis of the clinical, corporatised world of fashion, says SUNA ERDEM. But is that enough?

It might like there is little new to see in Picasso’s work, says VIV GROSKOP. But a current exhibition focuses on an unusual angle... his daughter as muse

When the Beatles turned up in Hamburg, rock ‘n’ roll was on its knees, says IAN WALKER. By the time they had ended their stay in the city, its future was guaranteed

Hidden away in a sleepy village in southern France lies the Palais Ideal, one of Europe’s most remarkable structures. With a new film about it in production, JULIAN SHEA tells the story behind this amazing construction and the man who built it

Georgia spawned Stalin, the monster who forever poisoned the legacy of the Russian Revolution. But it also produced a tantalising alternative vision of what that revolution could have led to. JUSTIN REYNOLDS explores the forgotten history of the fleeting Democratic Republic of Georgia, which offered a flicker of hope before it was extinguished

A sterile-sounding genre is revived by an injection of illicit creativity. SOPHIA DEBOICK on the musicians who put the soul into rural America’s music

In his most celebrated poems, Rupert Brooke gave a classic evocation of England. But, argues CHARLIE CONNELLY, his work has a very European context

Britain’s unofficial poet laureate Tony Harrison tells ANTHONY CLAVANE about how the divisions exposed by his landmark poem, V, are as raw now as ever

The Belgian town of Doel should have been wiped off the map more than a decade ago. The threat of destruction still hangs over it, but for now street art is sustaining it. Photographer Bradley Wood went along to capture the town before it vanishes for good

Facing upheaval in Europe, modern art found a very special refuge in New York. So, says CLAUDIA PRITCHARD, a new blockbuster MoMA exhibition in Paris represents something of a homecoming

As the slaughter of the Great War intensified, and certainties that had preceded the conflict faded away, an imaginative and rebellious spirit emerged. SOPHIA DEBOICK looks back on a year when the world hung in the ​balance

The murder of Marion Crane, as she took a shower at the Bates Motel, was one of the turning points of the 20th century, argues CHRIS SULLIVAN

From precocious, early success, the British painter’s career moved to subsequent obscurity, via misfortune and prejudice. But, as FLORENCE HALLETT reports, a new exhibition reclaims him as one of the 20th century’s great artists

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