Plus: Why hasn’t May done a single interview about her Brexit plan since last Friday? And: Take a bow, Gareth Southgate and company.
Posts Tagged: Germany
David Cameron’s intervention in 2015, at the height of the refugee crisis, shows how a humane but firm approach to migration can work.
Rob Wilson: One way to bring together Remainers and Leavers – negotiate a mechanism to rejoin the EU if Brexit goes badly
To progress the talks, and to move on as a nation, we need imaginative ways to cut through bitter divisions.
As we leave the EU there is never a better time for the UK to show the world that Global Britain promotes and protects the causes of those in need.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
Merkel is threatened. Macron is outraged. Brussels is paralysed. And all three trends are taken by their opponents as signs that they are winning.
Damaged by last year’s election. Playing for time. Grappling with revolts – and resignation threats. We refer, of course, to Merkel.
The German Chancellor faces a rebellion from her Bavarian allies on the question of immigration – and is pleading for more time before the EU summit.
If Italy really is to make a radical, momentous break with the Euro, sooner or later, voters should explicitly endorse the move.
Readers will see that it is all plain sailing for the plan reportedly being cooked up by “Tory grandees”.
They need time and resources spent on preparing them for employment and for life – and for their Government to adapt as quickly as they are doing.
The President is often taken literally but not seriously, whereas he should be taken seriously but not literally.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
J.P.Floru: In defence of tax havens. May’s threat to the British Overseas Territories is un-Conservative.
Do we really want them either to declare independence, or else become benefit claimants, funded by British taxpayers?
Robert Halfon: Degree apprenticeships – the key to fighting social injustice in higher education, and boosting productivity.
The new Office for Students must lead in this. There must be sanctions from the new regulator for those universities who are failing in this regard.
Votes loom on the EU Withdrawal Bill in the Lords. Which places a big responsibility on Labour’s leader there – Angela Smith.
Crossbench votes are always crucial in the Upper House as it now is. But the decisive role in the Bill’s consideration may well be played by the Official Opposition.