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Confused by another week in Brexit? Can’t keep up with all the insanity and inanity coming from 52% Our new weekly chart rates the no-good, the bad and the ugly from the last seven days

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

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch should be able to control Sky now that digital players - Amazon Prime, Facebook, Netflix and Hulu - have changed the media landscape

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

Innovation in the role of the night tsar is transforming the nightlife offered by European cities

By now, everyone has heard of Hygge, right? These 60 European words with no English equivalent will excite wordsmiths and fans of unusual phrases

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

Never mind Ode to Joy, Europe’s real anthem is another Beethoven masterpiece, one which tells the story of the continent

In 2013 Labour’s Mary Creagh voted with her party in opposing intervention against President Bashar al-Assad’s brutal clampdown

Could the battle of left versus right be a thing of the past?

UKIP’s Nigel Farage is everywhere - but does he warrant the exposure the media afford him?

Is Paul Dacre really the enemy of the people? Campbell uncovers the damaging effect of the Mail on British politics and culture

The 48 most WTF Ukip moments. You won’t be surprised to learn that this wasn’t all of them...

Jeremy Clarkson and his Grand Tour cronies built a Brexit juggernaut and blew up everything in its path

The “post-truth” era is upon us and we must fight to stop it becoming the norm, argues Bonnie Greer

Former tabloid boss Paul Connew offers a glimpse inside the mind of an editor

The Vote Leave campaign was without doubt the most cynical, opportunistic and dishonest political operation of my lifetime. The sickly concoction of invented statistics, warped facts and impossible promises was enough to make anyone feel queasy. Tragically, they won the referendum. But all that means is that pro-Europeans should redouble their efforts to hold these Leavers to account.

It’s nine o’clock, family viewing primetime, and I’m watching a young woman bare her huge, surgically-enhanced breasts while she pole-dances for an enthralled roofer who we’re asked to believe is a rising star.

Aged 13 and newly converted to vegetarianism, the discovery of The Smiths’ album Meat is Murder was genuinely revelatory for me. It kickstarted a nearly 10-year-long obsession with Morrissey, the band’s charismatic and pugnacious lead singer – an obsession that carried on well into my early-20s.

Back in my schooldays, I remember wondering what a British revolution would feel like. We learned about the French in 1789 or the Russians in 1917, but those were far away and long ago. What would an equivalent upheaval feel like here?

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