Despite talk of the negotiations getting bogged down, the French president seems to understand that the process is about politics more than legal complexity.
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The “extraordinary international response by our allies” amounts to “the largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers ever”, Johnson says.
Daniel Hannan: Brexit will be a success, but swivel-eyed Remainers make the process more costly than it needs to be
The message that some send to Brussels – that if the Eurocrats make it all painful enough then we can be bullied into changing our minds – is mistaken but harmful.
Owen Paterson: Why are we so insular, unimaginative and inward-looking about healthcare? Europe’s systems are better than the NHS.
In a whole host of countries – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland – A&E waiting times are typically under an hour.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
By seeing off Le Pen and electing the most ideologically pro-EU president since Giscard d’Estaing, France has changed the game.
It’s sad in a way, but the quicker Labour is eclipsed and a new leftist party emerges, the better for everyone.
With growing problems at home, many member states are at odds with the Commission’s punitive line on Brexit.
A major risk and a priority in the negotiations must be maintaining the EU’s system of financial passporting for British institutions.
Daniel Hannan: We will get a good deal – because rational self-interest will overcome the Eurocrats’ fury
While Tusk and Barnier fume, the member states sound rather more emollient.
Owen Paterson: It’s time for the Government to face up to the grim truth. The NHS simply isn’t fit for purpose.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
The EPP Christian Democrat group now believes that the Union can reconnect to people by giving richer middle class kids free summer holidays backpacking around the Dordogne.
Christopher Howarth: Cameron’s Hollow Deal 5) It isn’t future-proof – indeed, its already out of date
The final post in this series on how the Prime Minister’s aim of a reformed Europe, claimed by him as the basis for a Remain vote, was not achieved by his renegotiation.
James Cartlidge: I will vote Remain because I believe in the sovereignty that matters most – that of economic strength
Do people find sovereignty in a Parliament they regrettably take little interest in – or in actual power and the pound in their pocket: their job; their standard of living?
Lord Ashcroft: “If Britain leaves, we’ll be left behind with all these losers” – what the Dutch make of Brexit
For some, a Leave vote in Britain would raise questions about their own country’s position: “If they go, we should leave too”.