Media Watch

'19Jan
22

The ruling class that drove Brexit

Arron Banks and Nigel Farage. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PAAfter Trump’s election, millions of words were typed about how ‘blue collar’ areas had turned out to vote Republican. Yet Clinton led by 11% among voters who...
'19Jan
20

It's heartwarming to hear MPs speaking up for press freedom | Roy Greenslade

In too many countries, it is open season on journalists. Ruling politicians, acting like the monarchs of regimes past, openly denigrate the men and women who seek to hold them to account and thereby encourage their...
'19Jan
16

Tusk hints at Brexit cancellation, as UK government faces crisis

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has hinted that the UK should consider staying in the European Union after Prime Minister May’s Conservative government experienced a calamitous defeat in the...
'19Jan
15

May's Brexit vote defeated; Corbyn tables no confidence motion

Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons in London after losing a vote on her Brexit plan. (UK Parliament/Mark Duffy/PA)Update 9pm: MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202...
'19Jan
15

The bumpy road to Brexit: A timeline of Britain’s EU divorce

The United Kingdom has just 10 weeks until it is due to leave the bloc, with or without a deal, on March 29. May has implored members of parliament to back her plan, warning that the alternative is either a chaotic...
'19Jan
11

What is Germany planning in case of a no-deal Brexit?

As his sleek metal machines whirr and grind in a soothing rhythm, Paul Kuendiger's rather high-tech print shop exudes the kind of ordered efficiency upon which so many German businesses like to pride themselves....
'19Jan
11

What is Germany planning in case of a no-deal Brexit?

As his sleek metal machines whirr and grind in a soothing rhythm, Paul Kuendiger's rather high-tech print shop exudes the kind of ordered efficiency upon which so many German businesses like to pride themselves....
'19Jan
05

Brexiters ache to dish out a severe spanking, whether we like it or not | Nick Cohen

Wide-eyed foreigners long ago concluded that masochism was le vice anglais. Impressed by the volume of Victorian spanking pornography, the Italian critic Mario Praz wrote in the 1930s: “It seems to be an assured...
'18Dec
26

Outside the EU, Britain faces a bleak future in Trump’s world | Simon Tisdall

Disagreements over the terms of Britain’s departure from the EU are obscuring the daunting international challenges that await the country once it supposedly shakes off Europe’s shackles. It’s a tough, unforgiving...
'18Dec
17

Year in Review: Skripal Case Becomes Spark to Reignite Anti-Russia Campaign

The London-led campaign, which was rapidly developing based on "highly likely" allegations, labeled the Russian authorities as masterminds of the chemical attack against the Skripals. The United Kingdom claimed...

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