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Brexit is the result of an English delusion, a crisis of identity resulting from a failure to come to terms with the loss of empire and the end of its own exceptionalism, argues Cambridge University professor Nicholas Boyle

Why did the EU referendum happen and how could it be overturned? Brexit is not a done deal and this is how we can fight it

The departure of Sir Ivan Rogers raises fundamental questions about the government’s Brexit strategy

2016 will go down as a year of political shocks, the horror of Aleppo and England’s Euro 2016 football failure, but there were a few glimpses of hope. Month-by-month we look back on an eventful year

For 70 years, the European Union, and its previous incarnations, has been an undeniable force for peace

The threat of a hard border in Ireland is not a side issue in the Brexit debate, but a looming catastrophe for us all

You asked and he answered – the former Prime Minister talks Brexit, Labour, Trump, Iraq and world politics

Significant backers of plan for Remainers to stay as EU citizens shows Europe is fighting for the 48%, even if our government isn’t

Brexit power 100: influential figures from the worlds of politics, the media, entertainment, finance and football, and from all sides of the debate

Britain is not the only country rife with division amid referendums and bitter arguements over nationalism. Hispanophile Tim Parfitt examines another turbulant period in Spanish/Catalan relations

Darling of Remainers and a hate figure for Brexiters, Gina Miller is calling out the trolls, and calling in the police following High Court ruling on Article 50

No one wears their poppy with more pride that I do. But in the row over whether international footballers should wear them, Fifa are right. And the hot air the issue has prompted tells you everything about what is wrong with Britain today

The Scottish position post-Brexit remains very different from that of Westminster, but no less confused, says Maurice Smith

A poisonous smokescreen is being put up around the democratic debate in the aftermath of the referendum.

Universities have much to gain from membership of the European Union and precious little to look forward to as a result of Brexit, says Martin McQuillan

Fifty-six per cent of people in the north of Ireland voted to remain in the EU. Martin McGuinness, the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, explains why Brexit is an affront to democracy and explores its consequences

How can you not love Europe? Want to be a part of it? Spend your life drenched by its wonder, differences and opportunities? In the mid 1970s between the ages of eight and 12, I was catapulted from Leeds to Dortmund every year in school exchanges, part of the ongoing post war social reboot that manifested itself in the twinning of cities and

Can someone point me to that part of our great unwritten Constitution that says if you lose a vote you must immediately agree with those who won it?

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