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

The sun has just risen, but the Colombian side of the Simon Bolivar International Bridge is already a mass of life. Families stand dazed with their luggage, as assorted hustlers and hawkers shout and prowl.

MICHAEL WHITE on the Kremlin, Rex Tillerson and spreadsheet Phil’s positive spin.

Leaked impact assessments have revealed that a hard Brexit would shrink the economy by 8% and leave the UK £196bn-a-year poorer.

Criticism from Catherine Deneuve and other French writers and actors of the #MeToo movement expose differing national attitudes towards feminism, says Mary Harrod.

Between the gung-ho calls for regime change from the US, and the muted response from Europe, there is another way to respond to the protests in Iran, says Labour MP Mike Gapes.

In dangerous times, the Labour leader needs to work harder or give way, argues MICHAEL WHITE.

Old bigotries dissolve, but they are quickly replaced by new ones if the vacuum is only filled by economic failure and inequality, by uncertainty compounded by weak leadership.

The New European has finally decided to publish one of persistent Brexiteer Robert Miller’s letters. But was it worth the wait?

In this column’s unflinching commitment to finding fragments of silver lining in the debris that has been the Year of Brexit it is torn between Emmanuel Macron and Dominic Cummings.

The Daily Express and Daily Mail battled hard to prise Britain from the EU - a year on they are still fighting

The year of Brexit AKA The year you’ll want to forget



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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