We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
Posts Tagged: Germany
More powers for Andy Street in the West Midlands should just be the start.
Unresolved questions about refugees, debt crises, security, and general financial instability will force these questions on more people, and not just Britons.
An American scholar shows how British Conservatives welcomed universal suffrage, while German Conservatives were terrified of it.
Iain Dale: The biggest gossip in politics is interviewed by the biggest gossip in politics and names the biggest gossip in politics
Plus: The decline of books. Morgan sees off the cult of Mogg. Why I won’t fly RyanAir. And: As I reach a significant birthday, I mull writing my autobiography…
We simply don’t know yet what outcome could command a broad consensus. Everything short of no deal and remaining in the EU should be kept on the table.
The columnist Steve Richards examines the rise of the modern demagogues, and their eventual, inevitable failure.
There is a natural path ahead: announce a resignation by the end of next week, and allow a contest to take place over the summer.
The President seems determined to force other NATO members to pay their way, diplomatic niceties be damned.
Christopher Howarth: NATO will survive both Trump and Merkel’s criticisms. But it might not survive a Prime Minister Corbyn.
The idea that Brexit is a threat to defence co-operation is a myth.
By seeing off Le Pen and electing the most ideologically pro-EU president since Giscard d’Estaing, France has changed the game.
A new history just blames the Prussians, the Protestants and the East Germans for everything that has gone wrong in German history.
Some in the EU still imagine Britain might u-turn. Let’s show them without doubt that we won’t.
Plus: The coming local elections. My predictions – Liberal Democrats up, Conservatives up, UKIP down, Labour down – and maybe Corbyn out later this year.
The script for the new relationship with the EU must be written as much by those who valued it as by those who campaigned to leave it.