Reuters photo By Tom Arms There was a massive elephant in the British House of Commons on Wednesday. It was rampaging back and forth across the chamber, overturning tables, loudly trumpeting and waving his trunk from side to side. Its name was Brexit.
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Jonathan Ernst/Reuters By Tom Arms The Brexiteering Trump supporter narrowed his eyes, curled his upper lip, glared at me and sneeringly stuttered: “You…you…LIBERAL.”
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP By Hazel Speed There are very few people I would listen to for 45 minutes. Even more so anyone representing the Conservative Party, but that said Mrs May’s Statement today is of such importance to the UK’s exit of the European Union that I wanted to hear every word she had to […]
By Hazel Speed The actual quote was ‘Depart I say; and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!’
Negar Mortazavi By Tom Arms It has been a good year for journalists. I have never known better. There has been an endless march of upsets, twists, turns, worries, cheers, jeers, doom, gloom and unadulterated surprised joy.
Niklas Hallen/AFP By Hazel Speed MPs voted on a Government amendment to Labour’s Opposition Day Motion on the Government’s Plan for Brexit. The Amendment accepts the need to publish a plan for Brexit and calls for Article 50 to be triggered by 31st March 2017.
PA photo By Hazel Speed What a total waste of time and money! Monday was the first day of the Hearing before all eleven Judges of the Supreme Court in London in respect of the requirement, or otherwise, of the Mother of all Parliaments to “sign off” on the issues associated with Brexit prior […]
AP/AFP photo By Tom Arms The philosophical foundations of the word are shifting. Fact, evidence; they are becoming irrelevant even though they have governed our decision-making processes for nearly 350 years. And they have been a good 350 years for the Euro-centric Western world.
By Hazel Speed This was predictable, and so far has been restrained as an ‘action in waiting’ this long, given that all sides and UK constituent countries have spoken up to now, except for the collective group that is the Brexiteers themselves, the people who voted overwhelmingly to leave Europe, and probably in the main, […]
PA photo By Hazel Speed How embarrassing, not only in front of European Countries, but now in respect of the whole world.
AFP photo By Tom Arms “They haven’t a clue,” the nameless senior civil servant told me as she pressed her hands to the side of her head, grimaced and squeezed her eyes shut.”
By Tom Arms I am an immigrant. I emigrated from the United States to the United Kingdom on the 12th of December 1971.
EPA photo By Tom Arms Lies and democracy don’t mix. Also unacceptable in political recipes in the democratic pot are half-truths, misinformation, disinformation, distortions or any attempt to be economical with the truth.
By Tom Arms It looks like Marx was right. The world revolution will start in Britain. It started on Thursday.