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Michael White says the home secretary’s overreaction to the migrant drama at Dover was too tempting for a vote-hungry politician to resist

Early in 2018 the chances of no Brexit seemed totally out of reach, but the battle is now between a second referendum or the disaster of no-deal, writes JAMES BALL in this week’s Deconstructed.

Theresa May has been accused of both “not listening” and stifling debate over Brexit in a powerful speech in the Commons.

The European Court of Justice’s announcement earlier this week means the odds of stopping Brexit have changed but now new hurdles loom.

Young people from across the United Kingdom will gather in the House of Commons as it is packed out with MPs for Prime Minister’s Questions. BELLA FRIMPONG and PHOEBE POTTER explain why.

Bonnie Greer’s touching tribute to the Second World War pilot who became an iconic social justice campaigner.

MICHAEL WHITE on the dark forces that circle as the hunt continues for a way out.

Veteran anti-austerity and anti-Brexit activist Harry Leslie Smith has died aged 95.

With Theresa May struggling to win over MPs in the House of Commons what are the alternative options?

MICHAEL WHITE: Lack of alternative leaders - on all sides - is narrowing the options

Andrew Adonis explains why now is not the time to settle or surrender.

The prime minister is facing the biggest crisis of her premiership as several minsters walked out over the Brexit deal.

Former prime minister Gordon Brown wants the final decision on Brexit to be put back to the people.

The chair of the Brexit select committee has said that the more the Brexiteers shout about the government’s approach to Brexit the more it becomes clear their arguments have been full of fantasy.

They be only modest, but let’s take them while we can, says MICHAEL WHITE

A member of Jacob Rees-Mogg’s European Research Group was asked six times if they had support for a hard Brexit in the House of Commons, and each time refused to answer.

ANDREW ADONIS on ignoring the Financial Times and why we should march for a People’s Vote

MICHAEL WHITE on the looming conclusion for Brexit’s ring a ring o’roses and why we’re all about to fall down

Outspoken Brexiteer Theresa Villiers has been schooled by Adam Boulton for thinking she knows better than car manufacturers on trade.

Ford’s European boss has warned of the “disastrous” impact of a no-deal Brexit.

The threat from climate change is as immediate as that from Brexit and the two problems must be tackled together.

Theresa May’s “fantasy island” view of Brexit is “plausible bullsh*t”, the UK’s former ambassador to the EU has claimed.

The PM is gambling on an appeal to Labour but she could still get her cards from the Tories

Remain now feels like a movement not just an opinion or even a belief and it is there in every pub, workplace, student bar and almost every dinner table.

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has demanded the government does not plunge the UK into a “vague or blind Brexit”.

David Davis has fuelled the growing rebellion against Theresa May by sending a letter to all Tory MPs urging them to “chuck Chequers”.

Putin is not as powerfulas he pretends, says prominent critic OLIVIER VEDRINE. And there is a way to get him...

Three government ministers and plenty of other Tories back a People’s Vote, according to a senior Conservative.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, dismissing his Brexit proposals as “fantasy world” and repeatedly saying he does not expect him to become prime minister.

In JAMES BALL’s most recent Deconstructed, he takes aim at a Tory party divided by a doomed obsession with Brexit ahead of their party conference in Birmingham.

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