Nick Timothy

Michael White on the Brexit magic carpet ride with an unknown destination.

Theresa May’s former chief of staff, Nick Timothy, has claimed that the prime minister and her ministers “struggle to see any economic upside to Brexit” and see it as a “damage limitation exercise”.

Even at this late stage, Brexiteers are projecting their own dreams onto their failing enterprise, in the knowledge they will escape the blame. John Kampfner reports.

MICHAEL WHITE on a counter-factual ‘what-if?’ moment that could have stopped Brexit at birth.

Andrew Adonis explains how Europe has gone back in time.

STEVE ANGLESEY on Nigel Farage, Priti Patel, and crowns another Brexiteer of the Week.

Theresa May’s spineless capitulation to the European Research Group moves us closer to the no-deal exit of Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sepia-tinted dreams.

Michael White on another fudge which sees Theresa May survive but Brexit’s judgement day is approaching

This week our columnist Marie Le Conte, aka the Young Vulgarian, questions whether men should be allowed to govern if they don’t have the maturity to behave well.

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

In this week’s diary column, the editor of the Today programme is spotted at lunch with an unholy trinity.

The right-wing media’s furore over George Soros’ donation to the anti-Brexit cause promoted accusations including anti-Semitism. But LIZ GERARD argues the real reason for the outrage was their fears his money could derail Brexit.

MICHAEL WHITE on the negotiation countdown, the Norway model and why we can’t just muddle through.

The Tories are once again in turmoil as open warfare breaks out over Brexit - can Theresa May survive?

MICHAEL WHITE tries to look on the bright side of the fallout from May’s Brexit fudge.

Steve Anglesey picks out the worst Brexiteers of the week

Did you spot the Canadian angle on the British government’s latest Cunning Plan, the one intended to make good Theresa May’s pledge to leave the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice on Brexit Day without doing serious “no deal” harm to the economy?

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

After the tower block disaster the mask has once again fallen for embattled Prime Minister

Suddenly he is everyone’s favourite Uncle Jeremy - a man on the threshhold of power. Next time he may be unlucky enough to win

This has been a dreadful campaign, as shallow and mean-spirited in its way as the Brexit campaign last summer, its proximate cause.

Responses to the bombing will be a test of the resilience, maturity and cohesion of both society and party leaders

Macron’s election raises the stakes in the governing game

Why May, Corbyn and Junker are the villains who will ensure we all lose.

... they never do, says The New European’s election editor

A more pragmatic approach to Brexit is finally emerging – but so too are the threats from zealots

Theresa May’s version of Brexit is the opposite of what she and her allies were seeking just a few months ago

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