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A striking feature of the Brexit camp’s narrative in the UK both before and after the 2016 referendum has been the repeated claim that leaving the EU is consistent with the lessons of history.

Plans for a massive demonstration in London on Saturday March 23, just six days before the United Kingdom is meant to leave to the European Union, have been unveiled by the People’s Vote campaign.

David Davis focuses on his outside earnings, Telegraph accused of being “Stalinist” and Madeleina Kay is the latest to complain about the BBC’s Brexit bias

It’s time to march in the final race, writes ANDREW ADONIS.

Loathed by Picasso, praised by Matisse, Pierre Bonnard is an artist who split opinion, writes Claudia Pritchard. A major new exhibition of his work shows how he still does.

Taking Scotland and Northern Ireland out of the EU against their wishes is political vandalism, writes RACHEL JOHNSON.

By picking a fight with Ireland, the UK might turn one of its closest allies against it, writes BONNIE GREER.

With so many reasons to abandon Brexit, writes MITCH BENN, Remain is winning the battle by a significant margin.

The UK government is barrelling down the Brexit motorway while ignoring the no-deal shaped brick wall in front of it, writes MICHAEL WHITE.

50 years ago, the first Boeing 747 took to the air and changed the world. IAN WALKER pays tribute to an astonishing feat of engineering, endeavour and imagination.

Few British politicians played a bigger role in the recent history of the Balkans than Lord Ashdown. Following his death in December, his friend DENIS MacSHANE pays tribute

Twenty years since the shooting stopped in the Balkans, Denis MacShane asks if the region can yet move on from its bloody history

The UK can learn from New Zealand on how a second referendum can re-boot democracy, says MATT QVORTRUP.

How the killing of Tory MP Airey Neave still reverberates today, by his biographer, the veteran political reporter Paul Routledge.

ALASTAIR CAMPBELL on the implications of Brexit and why it is time for a rethink.

MICHAEL WHITE on May’s mission impossible as Tory unit trumps all again.

Mandrake can disclose the BBC has a Remainer register of talking heads it deems to be ‘unsound’ on the most divisive issue of our times.

Former Conservative party adviser BARNABY TOWNS says that the Brexiteers’ free trade fantasy and ideology belongs back in the Victorian age.

TIM WALKER’s stage review of Approaching Empty.

The astonishing spread of Polynesian languages spans an ocean, but have they also reached space? PETER TRUDGILL wonders.

LARA WILLIAMS on the incredible appeal of Elena Ferrante’s series of novels, beginning with My Brilliant Friend, and the way they have given a voice to Italian women.

MICHAEL WHITE looks at how public contempt for politicians is increasingly mutual towards the public.

Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of the meaningful vote. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.

As historical turning points go, the tragic events at a hunting lodge in the Austrian countryside 150 years ago this week are perhaps not as well known as others. Yet, as CHARLIE CONNELLY explains, the Mayerling Incident was to reverberate through the following century.

In this diary entry RACHEL JOHNSON discusses Brexit between the Sri Lankan prime minister, social media and working at Lady magazine.

In an excoriating essay, ZOE WILLIAMS identifies the poison that has infected Britain’s body politic, recovery from which has yet to even begin.

A year after the death of The Fall’s leader – and following his own Mastermind tribute – fan MIC WRIGHT ponders the politics of a proven contrarian.

As a hit new documentary provides Bros with an unlikely comeback, SOPHIA DEBOICK looks back to the eccentric twins’ first embrace 
of fame

Why is Russia singling the UK out for special treatment? JAMES RODGERS explores the complex relationship between the two countries

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Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of the meaningful vote. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.

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