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STEVE ANGLESEY rounds up the losers and the losers (because there are no winners) of another crazy seven days on Planet Brexit

YASMIN ALBHAI-BROWN challenges Tim Martin, boss of the Wetherspoon chain of pubs who still carries on barking and nipping at our EU neighbours.

MICHAEL WHITE on more own goals from the Foreign Secretary as he dodges Heathrow vote and patronises the public.

Brexiteers often claim trade will boom after the UK quits the EU. Here RICHARD ANGELL, director of Progress, explains why that is nonsense

Anna Kessel on Caster Semenya, prejudice and a controversy dividing athletics.

MICHAEL WHITE discusses U-turns from the PM and Boris Johnson as they try to keep a lid on the Brexit betrayal chaos

George Walden reviews recent books on Brexit and finds himself asking who can truly consider themselves patriots.

Three decades after the death of Kim Philby, perhaps Britain’s most notorious spy, CHARLIE CONNELLY ponders the changing nature of espionage

Claims by Leavers that the Alpine country’s ‘invisible’ borders show how Britain can operate outside the customs union are filled with more holes than a Swiss cheese.

“Deal or no deal? It appears that Theresa May’s big idea is not to have one”: writes Michael White.

The UK’s fashion sector says it needs the single market to flourish... JAMES BALL warns Brexit will damage a truly modern industry

Tony Blair’s latest Brexit intervention takes aim at the government and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour – read it in full here

The old jibe that the EU is undemocratic just doesn’t bear up to scrutiny, says MALCOLM TURNER. It is high time this myth was debunked.

TIM WALKER talks to Labour MP David Lammy about what he expects to happen later this year, when the full force of Brexit hits the UK.

MICHAEL WHITE on why the prospect of Trump trade wars takes away all the icing

It was years of failure on immigration by then prime minister David Cameron and home secretary Theresa May that caused Brexit, argues Progress director RICHARD ANGELL

MICHAEL WHITE on those ludicrous spy stories . . . and why Labour’s leader must come in from the cold over Brexit.

Theresa May’s visit to China laid bare one of the founding myths of Brexit, argues JONATHAN LIS. We are retreating from the world, not reaching out into it,

An increasingly ruffled David Davis finally had his department draw up a Brexit impact analysis. And it is nightmarish.

The prospect of a soft Brexit may seem to offer some solace to Remainers. But, says former government trade advisor Jim Fanshawe, it is still a path beset with pitfalls.

Former Fleet Street editor Peter Preston has died, aged 79. MICHAEL WHITE pays tribute to an ex-colleague and pro-European ‘ultra’

The attacks in Cologne on New Year’s Eve two years ago had a profound effect in Germany... as well as the UK, says GAVIN FEARNLEY.

The new colour passport will be a colour of shame for a narrow-minded view of the world, writes STEVEN DOWNES.

The Prime Minister is doomed even if she survives yet another self-created crisis, writes reader Daniel Hunt.

Brexit may not happen at all – when what we need are leaders, not followers, to win this battle

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.

When the political season resumes with the party conferences, we had better have got our act together. All of us. Or else this thing is happening

Five books of remarkable journeys by remarkable people.

Infuse cream with cinnamon, cardamon and star anise for an Indian inspired twist on the classic French dessert

Not quite ready to laugh about Brexit? This 1960s comic classic brilliantly captures a sense of the undeniable farce the referendum vote has triggered

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ANTI-BREXIT EVENTS

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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