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What Macron’s victory means for Brexit

Amidst the turbulent past few weeks of UK-EU Brexit wrangling, relatively little attention has been paid to the effect the election of a new French president will have on these negotiations. UK tabloids have been busy instead making hay with … Continue reading

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The Saga continues – The UK Supreme Court Ruling on Article 50 and the Evolving Constitutional Crisis in the UK

The wait is finally over. The Supreme Court ruled on 24 January 2017 that ‘by a majority of eight to three … [the] government cannot trigger Article 50 without an Act of Parliament to do so’. Theresa May and ‘Team … Continue reading

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Waiting for the mutual “mess-up” – Reassessing the Theresa May-Nicola Sturgeon Relationship

  On the 23 of June this year, 52% of the British electorate voted in favour of leaving the European Union (EU). This decision, however, revealed the divisive nature of the referendum topic. While majorities in England and Wales voted … Continue reading

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Federalism: the source and antidote to Euroscepticism?

Federalism: the source and antidote to Euroscepticism? Simon Bransden The UK votes on 23 June on whether to continue to participate in a political system that has federal characteristics, and which for Michael Burgess, a leading scholar, is firmly rooted … Continue reading

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