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TIM WALKER on the plays that show nothing ever changes in politics.

Grace Campbell discusses how much women have to lose from the UK’s departure from the EU.

He was the voice of the shy youth who left the party early, went home alone and cried. But of late Morrissey’s once ​rapier rhetoric has acquired a darker hue, superfan NICHOLAS BARRETT investigates

Remainers have swamped London in their tens of thousands to demand: “Give us a say in Brexit.”

The World Cup has never lived up to its lofty ideals, says GLENN MOORE, as he recounts a history of corruption, match-fixing, boycotts and giving succour to dictatorships.

MICHAEL WHITE is on the hunt for solutions as Europe prepares for its showdown summit.

Leading barrister and peer Helena Kennedy on how departure from the EU has made us all vulnerable – but especially women.

Anti-mafia crusader Giovanni Falcone showed exactly how to wage war against organised crime, but, says his former colleague AUBREY JONES, it seems like we need to learn the lessons again.

As Liverpool FC attempt to write another chapter in their storied history in this weekend’s Champions League final, ANTHONY CLAVANE recounts the extraordinarily intimate relationship between Europe and the city itself.

ANGELA JAMESON explores Italy’s new government and what it might mean for the EU

With Brexit negotiations due to come to a close this year, Michael White suggests that its time for the characters to step aside and the real politicians to step up

80% of young women did not vote for Brexit. Ahead of the ‘Women Against Brexit’ event in London on Sunday, NINA DE AYALA PARKER explains what is at stake.

Sir Vince Cable has said that the Lib Dems are “on the way back” after this week’s local elections which saw the party reclaim Richmond council for the first time in eight years.

In an epic essay, award-winning composer HOWARD GOODALL chronicles the myriad of ways in which the UK’s cultural scene will be a gloomier one as a result of leaving the EU

Why those attacking the BBC are picking the wrong target.

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

To mark International Women’s Day YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN looks at how the EU has made a difference to women

So much about Italy’s imminent election seems wearily familiar, but there are also sinister echoes of the country’s more distant past.

The TV historian talks about a missed opportunity and what you can and cannot learn from the past.

Talk of a second referendum has divided pro-EU support in the UK. DENIS MACSHANE asks how it has gone down in Europe itself.

Michael White looks at the flip-flopping Nigel Farage as the noose tightens on leave options.

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

YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN argues that Britain is part of Europe’s progressive, enlightened and savage history.

The UK’s entry into Europe was as much the result of French politics as it was British, argues OLIVIER DUHAMEL. And it was his own father who ensured that it happened.

In a very personal reflection on Brexit, YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN recalls her own journey of identity from Colonial subject, to Briton, to European.

If Theresa May had made her “citizens of nowhere” speech a few years earlier, she would probably have received a letter of stern rebuke marked Kardamyli, Greece.

Social media went into overdrive when a BBC kids’ programme included a black centurion.

Editor-at-Large Alistair Campbell has a suggestion: to anyone yet to book a holiday – try Albania

There are encouraging signs for bears across Europe. But for one subspecies – numbering only around 50 – the situation is particularly perilous. Efforts are being made to find out more about this isolated population right in the heart of Italy.

Among the most extraordinary works of art are the Black Pictures of Francisco Goya Here is their story...

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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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