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Angela Merkel has said the UK has “illusions” about the realities of Brexit and insisted talks on the UK’s divorce bill from the EU must be dealt with before trade negotiations can begin.

One of France’s most powerful political figures wasn’t on the ballot paper – he was more than 1,500 miles away, at home in the Kremlin

For many Brexit, and the political and economic uncertainty around it, is causing anxiety. We examine the possible impact on the workforce and industry

After a damaging Brexit, would the EU have us back? We take the temperature in the continent’s capitals, to gauge how different countries might respond to a British U-turn on Brexit

Brexit has raised some existential questions about national identity, with many Britons feeling their faith in Britishness eroding

The European debate is in the grip of a stultifying herd mentality; but there are some maverick voices out there

Oh I do like a Brexit by the seaside ... Quintessentially British seaside town Skegness voted in droves to quit the EU. We went for a stroll along the pier and found ourself wondering whether the locals might be in for a shock

A fixation with the demand that NATO members spend 2% of their GDP on defence obscures a wider issue for the Alliance

In these increasingly strange days it seems Westminster’s undead, tempted by a whiff of Brexit flesh, are marching back on to centre stage

We sort the chaff from the chaff to bring you another 10 of the worst leavers of the week

MEPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a hard stance with Britain over Brexit

The Brexit Committee has called on the Government to publish a thorough assessment of the consequences of crashing out of the EU

Britain is starting to make clear what it wants from Brexit. But just as important is an understanding of what the rest of the EU is seeking. And the two sides are not even on the same wavelength.

There is much work to be done battling regressive forces. But we mustn’t stop exploring bold new ideas to transform society

You don’t have to be a rabid Brexiteer to feel a patriotic glow at the thought of tea, jam and fish-and-chips. But these and many other items are not quite so quintessentially British as they may seem

A more pragmatic approach to Brexit is finally emerging – but so too are the threats from zealots

Trump could have us in the palm of his hand - and that’s a bad place to be

It is not just construction, technology and retail that relies heavily on overseas workers. Brexit could impact industries across the economy.

The attack on Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament fits a pattern emerging across Europe: terrorism has gone low-tech, freelance and ever-harder to tackle

Tory MP issues a warning to party colleagues of the dangers of Hard Brexit, as he launches a new initiative to build bridges with Europe

We sort out the 10 worst leavers of a momentous week on Planet Brexit

There are few ways to relax that are more European than a trip to a spa. But there are also few things more fraught with potential embarrassment. Here, we provide a guide to the etiquette expected

As he prepares to head off for talks with Moscow, the Russians easily have the measure of Boris Johnson

Why are we obsessed with the nightmarish alternative history of what would have happened if the Nazis had won?

The Chancellor’s spreadsheets show we are already paying the price of Brexit, yet still nothing is done to protect us from its full, looming impact

ason Williamson is one half of the Sleaford Mods – probably Britain’s most political band, and certainly its angriest. And there is little that makes him as angry as Brexit. Here, he takes aim at Leavers, trolls and much more

Immigration was, by most accounts, the deciding factor in the EU referendum. Warnings about the economy, promises of £350m for the health service, even bendy bananas played their part. But nothing pushed the voters’ buttons as much as the idea of more people landing on our shores.

He revels in his role as shameless self-publicist, aficionado of the feud and defender of The Donald. But the real Piers Morgan is a more nuanced, more sympathetic character than his foes give him credit for.

Britain isn’t in the last chance saloon yet There’s still an outside chance of avoiding Brexit altogether.

Art no longer has to be hung in stuffy galleries and gazed upon in silence – the streets rule now. Here is The New European’s guide to Europe’s street art hotspots

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