Britain has had a week of having to live with its decision to leave the European Union, and many debates have been flung open, with few settled. I cover the most important developments, with my own analysis of Britain’s plight following.
The murder of sitting MP Jo Cox is a tragedy not felt in Britain for decades. But broader, it lays bare the tragedy of how British politics and the national debate has been poisoned; the toxic atmosphere throttling the democratic debate we needed.
On Thursday the UK High Court ruled against extending the voting franchise to Britons living in Europe for over 15 years. Surely this is a gross injustice and a spit in the eye of democrats across Britain and Europe? An analysis and comment.
An unravelling of the EU would be a major setback for European civilisation, and could cause major shock waves across our geopolitical system – why we must avoid the disintegration of the Union at all cost.
With the Brexit debate heating up, it seems more and more foreign officials will be wading in to keep Britain in the EU. But will the latest intervention from France influence British voters in favour of remain?
The story so far on the 2-day Emergency European Council summit, held to clear up the last of the negotiations on the British question, and finally get to grips with the refugee crisis – the story going into the summit.
There has been a series of varied responses to Prime Minister Cameron’s reform proposals, outlined by Donald Tusk earlier this week. Reactions have been negative from all sides, but there have been positive responses as well. A review of the backlash, only with the HP.