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The European elections in the North

At 7am tomorrow morning the polling stations will open in every town, village and neighbourhood across the North for the elections for the European Union parliament – elections that nobody expected to see happening in circumstances of Brexit being completely … Continue reading

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Think on, Rebecca

As we enter the second day of Jeremy Corbyn’s talks with Theresa May, what will happen next is very unclear.  Corbyn’s own intentions remain remarkably inscrutable – nobody really knows if he is the same Bennite Brexiter he was in … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day

Should the inquest ever come to be held on why Britain committed national economic and diplomatic suicide by crashing out of the European Union without a deal, April Fool’s Day 2019 will be the most important day to examine. Today … Continue reading

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Independence Day [updated post vote]

Two years ago, when 29 March 2019 was set up as Brexit Day – what Nigel Farage called the UK’s Independence Day – who could have believed that the British government would have descended so far into utter incompetence and … Continue reading

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Fiddling while Rome burns [updated for skolstrejk]

The Arctic has melted and we have entered a new climate era.  Nothing can be the same again and there can be no going back to how it was before. The full gravity of that statement is really difficult to … Continue reading

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Only the Brexitometers can save us now

The North of England is now the hottest windiest part of the front line in the battle to save the whole UK from Brexit and disaster, or – at best – inexorable, sorry decline.  Northern Labour MPs claiming to represent … Continue reading

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Tha Brexit, tha owns it

The Brexit debate already has quite enough angry invective, especially from somewhat gammony middle-aged men.  But unfortunately what the Westminster village is serving up now, with just 53 days left on the Brexit countdown clock, demands fury.  So, with apologies … Continue reading

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