Brexit

History in the balance

One of the most profound truisms of history is that which rests fate on the head of a pin. Scholars in mid-15th century Constantinople were…


Ciao, Brexit

With Theresa May due to deliver a significant Brexit statement in Florence on the 22 September, John Bleasdale looks at Britain’s decision to leave the…



Theresa May: Armless And Powerless

In predicting the UK election result I was way off, but in good company, including the W&Ys own Tim Marshall and many others. Evidently political…



Macron and Brexit

You can only play the team in front of you. The UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May wanted the centre right contender Francois Fillon to win…



The Lady Turns

The Lady turned—big time. On five separate occasions since the Brexit referendum British PM Theresa May unequivocally refused to call a general election. The voters would have…