This is not the first time that the Prime Minister has been misread by opponents who deluded themselves into believing he was set on No Deal.
The post-war system of international law is constantly evolving – it is inevitable, and justified, for government attitudes and approaches to evolve in turn.
It is straining to be bigger and better, and see further, faster. But the lesson of the story is that it can’t see everywhere at once.
The former Speaker’s autobiography is a disappointment. He writes as he talks – and after a time this becomes wearisome.
It’s only Day Three – but Brussels is angling for a Britain with “the rights of Canada and the obligations of Norway”. Will there be a Managed No Deal instead?
The Chief Whip is a farmer who recognises that “a lame ewe needs to be put down”.
The Tories are targeting Labour-held seats and the Liberal Democrats Tory-held ones, whilst Labour’s possible gains are probably out of reach.
Despite early talk, the Prime Minister’s foes have not adopted a common policy, strategy, or branding and are thus fighting forlorn individual battles.
We have the full list from the New Progressive Democratic Liberal National Coalition Party – including a three-way Northern Ireland jobshare.
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