Brexit News Archive: 23 Apr 2017

Hard decisions will be ducked in this Brexit election

My regular column is available to subscribers on This is an excerpt. It is hard to think it was only two years ago. Then, in the run-up to the 2015 election, it was important to dig into the...
David Smith   |   Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:34:06

A hasty election before Britain sees the hard truth of Brexit

Of all the reasons for Theresa May to go for an immediate vote, the clearest is that the future prospects for Britain are darkening all the time My friend Paul Whitehouse told me the news in my local cafe. At first I thought he was practising a sketch for a ...
William Keegan / Guardian   |   Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:59:05

The betting odds for an anti-euro candidate winning the French election are eerily similar to Brexit

France is going to the polls on Sunday to vote in what is likely to be a highly contested presidential election. Four candidates, Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen, Francois Fillon, and Jean-Luc Melenchon - are within percentage points of one another in the polls, but only two will advance to ...
Money Game   |   Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:23:00