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“We have been surprised by the EU’s willingness to resort quite quickly to threats”. Lord Frost’s Königswinter speech.
“We do have a challenge…it is to respond to the new political configuration here without falling into the trap of statism.”
Stephen Booth: Merkel’s departure is Macron’s opportunity – an opening for his dreams of an even closer Union
And if Germany’s Greens are in government after the federal election, they will be inclined to help him.
Stephen Booth: The Brexit trade talks, the romance and realities of fishing, and its crucial importance for Scotland
Macron has been steadfast in his belief that the EU should stand firm on access to UK waters. He may be forced to compromise, however.
Stephen Booth: As the Brexit deadline nears, the UK stands strong on fishing rights, but Frost hints at movement on state aid
All eyes will be on Emmanuel Macron this week, since France has been most prepared to play hardball.
Matt Kilcoyne: Anti-democratic China is testing the West’s resolve, and it’s CANZUK that has risen to the occasion
Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom joined the USA in condemning moves to shut down free and fair elections in Hong Kong.