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  • Burkini

    Islam in France: Swimsuits on trial

    The real question over the burkini controversy is whether all Muslims living in France, as in other western democratic societies, will accept western values. The better part of wisdom is to allow the burkini ban to stand

    by Michael Curtis - 28 August 2016
  • Eu_summit

    EU crisis summit in Ventotene replete with delusion

    The highly symbolic EU summit in Ventotene, Italy, inaugurates a move in the balance of power to the left. A new EU army is likely to be the first substantive move after the Brexit vote, as the delusions continue unabated

    by Tim Hedges - 24 August 2016
  • Container_ship

    Through greater trade we can have a greater Britain

    Brexit will enable the UK to throw off the EU shackles. The increasing demand for British goods and services from Commonwealth nations has the potential to boost the UK economy for years to come. As the EU continues to decline, British exporters should be licking their lips at the prospect of a Brexit bonanza

    by Chris Carter - 20 August 2016
  • High-street_2585515b

    Pro-EU camp humiliated again as UK economy surges

    Retail sales for July, the first significant data set on the real economy to come in since Brexit, rose 1.4 percent, against expectations of 0.2 percent. So, mainstream economists thought the high street economy was chugging along at precisely one seventh the rate it was actually moving. That's why we Brexiteers were right to ignore the incompetent establishment

    by the commentator - 19 August 2016
  • Medals

    Let's face it. Rio Olympic success is down to Brexit

    It's a Brexit medals fest for Britain in Rio. The next closest European nation, Germany, has a mere 26 medals, not far short of half the British total. And no wonder. How inspired can their athletes be knowing they're doing it all for Jean-Claude Drunker?

    by Never a truer word - 17 August 2016
  • European_commission

    The IFS are completely wrong about Brexit

    The Institute for Fiscal Studies suggests the British economy could lose tens of billions through quitting the EU. They are Remain through and through. It's all sour grapes, and they should look at the facts

    by John Redwood MP - 11 August 2016
  • Pile-of-rubbish

    The Euro and complete rubbish

    If Italians lose faith with the status quo -- and just the latest mafia scandal on refuse collection is spiralling -- Beppe Grillo could form the next government. His Five-star Movement has promised a referendum on Italy remaining in the euro. Rubbish could yet secure the demise of the single currency

    by Tim Hedges -  9 August 2016
  • Flag_latest

    Brexit can end managed decline, forge new global Britain

    The British establishment adopted "managed decline" after Suez, viewing the EU as a crutch to sustain us. It was a historic mistake for many reasons. But Brexit means we have a new opportunity. We must seize it

    by Ryan Fiske -  6 August 2016
  • Patience-wheatcroft-006

    Patience Wheatcroft's shabby case against democracy

    Baroness Wheatcroft, who wants to trash the results of the June 23 referendum, should just come out and say it: she has joined the neo-authoritarian camp, like so many of her colleagues in Remain

    by The Commentator -  5 August 2016
  • English_flag

    Don't forget England in the Brexit process

    Brexit is a Union matter and has to proceed as such. Other matters like the financial settlement within the UK are as much English as Scottish issues. England still needs more recognition in our democratic structure, and Scottish separatism hasn't been boosted by Brexit anyway

    by John Redwood MP -  4 August 2016
  • Flags

    No to an "Emergency Brake" on EU migration

    Brussels and British diplomats seem to be trying to cook up a plan for us to remain in the single market via a temporary "emergency brake" we can apply on migration. That's not what we voted for. We must reject the idea, and respect the referendum

    by John Redwood MP - 25 July 2016
  • Customs

    Free movement and Brexit

    Post Brexit, the way to control numbers will be through a work permit system with quotas for skilled and qualified people we want, adapted to our needs. There is no need to stop people coming here as visitors or to invest and set up businesses. Yet again, Brexit is going to be perfectly smooth, defying all the scare stories

    by John Redwood MP - 21 July 2016
  • David_davis

    Article 50 and the Brexit process explained

    Article 50 and the European Communities Act 1972 need some explaining. What does not need explanation is, "Brexit means Brexit". We must hold Theresa May to her word

    by Matthew Ellery - 15 July 2016
  • Donald-tusk

    May's first test. Hit EU bigots like Tusk hard, real hard

    Hard-line neo-authoritarian Donald Tusk, European Council President, has said he wants to punish Britain for having the temerity to vote to leave the EU. Let's fight back. Ban this bigot, and demand his dismissal now

    by the commentator - 14 July 2016
  • Theresa_may

    Good luck Theresa May. Here's your existential challenge

    Good luck to Britain's new Prime Minister. Theresa May got her job on merit. No pseudo-feminism of the Left. Now she must govern on principle. Here are 2, key first steps to show she means business about Brexit. It's existential Theresa. Just do it

    by the commentator - 13 July 2016

 

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