The behaviours of the civil service

At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.

Beware the Eye of Johnson

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.

A Waltzing Matilda Brexit?

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?