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Hard Brexit agitator Jacob Rees-Mogg has demanded Theresa May takes a tougher line with Brussels – but denied he is launching a coup to become prime minister.

Just as Britain edges closer to ditching the EU, new data protection laws from Brussels provide some much-needed safeguards and protections returning power to individuals over the handling of their most sensitive and personal data.

As Liverpool FC attempt to write another chapter in their storied history in this weekend’s Champions League final, ANTHONY CLAVANE recounts the extraordinarily intimate relationship between Europe and the city itself.

ANGELA JAMESON explores Italy’s new government and what it might mean for the EU

A senior European Union official has brutally branded the UK’s approach to Brexit as a ‘fantasy’.

Former UKIP official and self-proclaimed ‘gammon’ GAWAIN TOWLER on why the left’s latest insult might leave it with egg on its face.

MICHAEL WHITE discusses U-turns from the PM and Boris Johnson as they try to keep a lid on the Brexit betrayal chaos

A Brexit backstop that would keep the UK aligned to the European Union customs union must only be a short-term solution, Michael Gove has demanded.

Ignore the naysayers, there is a way to cancel our departure from the EU, argues Jonathan Lis.

George Walden reviews recent books on Brexit and finds himself asking who can truly consider themselves patriots.

With Brexit negotiations due to come to a close this year, Michael White suggests that its time for the characters to step aside and the real politicians to step up

The royal wedding is supposed to be a moment of modernity and progress for the Uk. But that is not the current mood of the nation, says Jane Merrick.

Former Labour heavyweight David Miliband has joined a cross-party bid to take on the Brexiteers.

Tory posturing gives Labour’s leader an opportunity... but will he take it, asks JANE MERRICK

Splits in the cabinet over Brexit are simply the latest manifestations of a divide that has paralysed the Conservatives – and the country – for decades. STEVE RICHARDS reports

B​rexit could wreak havoc on our science industry. ANGELA JAMESON fears for the future of Britain’s brightest

After Syria and Salisbury, it is back to chaotic normal for the Prime Minister

The European Research Group has issued a customs union “ultimatum” to the prime minister ahead of a crunch Brexit war cabinet meeting.

In an epic essay, award-winning composer HOWARD GOODALL chronicles the myriad of ways in which the UK’s cultural scene will be a gloomier one as a result of leaving the EU

The prime minister’s plans for Brexit have been dealt blow after blow in the House of Lords – but what happens now?

Theresa May has suffered more despair after the Lords dealt the government another heavy blow in a bid to ensure parliament has the final say on Brexit.

Britain and the EU need to reach agreement on the Northern Ireland border issue by June, Michel Barnier today warned.

Brexit legislation will return to the House of Lords today with reports suggesting peers will seek to give Parliament a final say on any deal struck with Brussels.

“Deal or no deal? It appears that Theresa May’s big idea is not to have one”: writes Michael White.

Scotland’s First Minister has made it clear that she will only support key Brexit legislation if further amendments are made by the UK government.

The return of exorbitant fees for using your phone abroad is yet another reason we need to think again on Brexit, says NINA DE AYALA PARKER

MICHAEL WHITE on gathering storms for vunerable May while Corbyn catches the mood

STEVE ANGLESEY names the worst Brexiteers of the week

As Theresa May’s leadership once again comes under close scrutiny, JANE MERRICK argues now is perfect opportunity to stop a hard Brexit

As global crises mount, The New European’s Editor-at-Large says Britain’s foreign secretary has nothing to offer.

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ANTI-BREXIT EVENTS

Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.

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