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Forty years ago this month, Jean Monnet, arguably the EU’s most important ‘founding father,’ died aged 90 at home in Houjarray, 43 miles west of Paris.

Britain faces a generational struggle to relocate itself to the heart of the European project. With relations and reputation at rock bottom, what better time to start the fightback? asks JOHN KAMPFNER

Beware the reckoning... the public inquiry that will leave Brexiteers marooned.

Theresa May’s closed mind has brought her country to the brink of disaster. NICK COHEN’s damning verdict on a prime minister unfit to lead.

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.

Central Office. Transport House. The National Liberal Club, Millbank Tower. To the list of iconic headquarters of Britain’s political parties can be added a new address: The Annapurna Guest House, Lingwood, Norfolk.

Our growing acceptance of deceit in public life will have disastrous consequences for us all, warns GAVIN ESLER.

The Labour peer shares the blockbuster speech he never got to make.

Theresa May has tried to convince us all she is just like batsman Geoffrey Boycott, but - as MICHAEL WHITE explains - on Tuesday her side lost three wickets.

Anti-Brexit campaigner David Lammy delivered one of the best speeches in the first day of the Brexit debate in the Commons.

Brexit is only one chapter in the story of Britain’s retreat from influence, says JOHN KAMPFNER. We now face a marathon journey back to our rightful place

The Russian ruler’s strategy is short-termist, simple and successful, says John Kampfner. But it is ultimately hollow

MIC WRIGHT on James McClean and those seeking to enforce what should be an individual act of remembrance.

Alastair Campbell believes things are only just getting started.

Britain’s declining influence has put global security in peril. And it is entirely self-inflicted, says James P. Rubin, a former aide to Bill Clinton

Tim Walker talks to the former attorney general who is now eloquently making the case for a People’s Vote.

As they struggle to make headway, the Liberal Democrats need to do more to promote the one issue they have always held the high ground about – Europe.

Will there one day be a public enquiry into Brexit? Ponders Alastair Campbell

Former England cricket ace Geoffrey Boycott has launched a bizarre tirade at Remainers.

Fans of the Beat Generation will have shivered at the recent headline “Nigel Farage to go ‘on the road’ with Leave group”.

On a week when more reminders of the past left us fearing for the future MICHAEL WHITE asks what would Winnie do?

Donald Trump’s visit to the UK showed Brexit is an existential question, as well as a political one, writes Bonnie Greer.

Despite his attempts to escape the real world, Bonnie Greer says Donald Trump is in for a shock.

Two years on from the referendum, what do we now know about Brexit? Professor AC GRAYLING explores the facts and reveals what must happen to stop the UK crashing out of the EU.

This is the email Anna Soubry sent to her constituents ahead of a key vote in the House of Commons on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

ROGER DOMENEGHETTI explains why the 1966 tournament established the template for televised football that still holds today, even if the replays did take a little getting used to

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s photograph by Mark Harrison is a study in vanity, says BONNIE GREER, and it reflects the way our world is in 2018.

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

A passionate pro-EU speech from a Spanish MEP condemning Brexit and warning of a “cold” world outside of the EU has been shared over 21,000 times.

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

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Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of Theresa May’s intended Brexit departure date. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.

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