A lacklustre campaign, a complacent leader, and a ruthless opposition have not just clipped Malcolm Turnbull’s wings, but ripped them off.
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Howard Flight: The City can flourish after Brexit – and the EEA option is the safest means of ensuring this happens
Continental Europe needs the financial services of London just as much, if not more, than London needs its financial exports to Continental Europe.
Terry Barnes: Australia’s election is a tame affair compared to what’s happening in Britain right now
Malcolm Turnbull has run a “safety first” campaign – and is expected to win.
Haras Rafiq: Remain means compromising our secrets and security. Which is why we should choose Brexit.
Britain needs the flexibility to share intelligence bilaterally – and not be forced into a flawed EU-wide arrangement that could put us at risk.
The UK is one of the biggest gainers from EU membership.
Young doctors have been wickedly misled by the BMA to break the Hippocratic Oath – although one in five has had the bravery to cross the picket lines.
“For Britain, voting to leave will be a galvanising, liberating, empowering moment of patriotic renewal.”
Plus: The Government’s push to rig the EU referendum: guilty as charged. Cameron and tax: innocent until or unless proved otherwise. And: my shoulder freezes over.
The mythical post-Brexit ideal of unfettered access to the Single Market most closely resembles deals only open to less developed countries.
Plus: Loathsome Winston McKenzie. Alex Salmond, Thatcher fan. The indestructible Keith Vaz. And: my interview with Charles Moore is well worth a listen.
He will be treated more kindly by history than by his contemporaries or the opinion polls – having begun to repair a Budget destroyed by Labor profligacy.
Australia is now on its fifth Prime Minister in five years. And the narrowness of the Liberal Party’s vote does not bode well.
In 2005, the then 15 members of the European Union agreed to reach a 0.7 per cent aid target by 2015. Apart from us only four EU countries have actually delivered.
In this acutely marginal seat, Labour looks even more vulnerable than the Conservatives to attack by UKIP.
The right-wing British commentators who claim otherwise are wide of the mark.