What do Boris Johnson and David Davis’ resignations mean for PM May and Brexit?

What do the resignations of Ministers Boris Johnson and David Davis mean for PM Theresa May domestically and what does it mean for Brexit negotiations with the EU? Read few comments.


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Brexit: Running out of time?

How much do you think we are running out of time regarding striking a meaningful Brexit deal? Read few comments.


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Russia’s maskirovka and crocodile tears over Skripal?

Russian foreign ministry statement re Sergei Skripal case: An analysis of all the circumstances … leads us to think of the possible involvement in it (the poisoning) of the British intelligence services, If convincing evidence to the contrary is not presented to the Russian side we will consider that we are dealing with an attempt on the lives of our citizens as a result of a massive political provocation. How do you read this Russian statement, basically Moscow tactics probably will be muddying the waters plus reaction on their diplomats expulsion plus some kind of escalation? Read few comments.
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Corbyn’s speech and the future on Brexit

According to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn his party wanna stay in the custom union. It seems that Brexit is politically even more complicated for the UK. What kind of effect this Labour stance may have on the government thinking as probably also some Tory Remainers would prefers custom union scenario? Read few comments.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Credit: http://www.labour.org.uk

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Will both sides put aside the wider politics of Brexit to protect EU-UK security bonds?

In her speech at Munich Security Conference PM Theresa May has warned of damaging consequences if the UK were to leave the EU without continuing existing security arrangements. What do you see as the biggest obstacles to achieve the security arrangements between the both sides, do you think May’s speech has eliminated some of those obstacles, and if this is not successfully established what kind of damaging consequences do you expect? Read few comments.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference. Credit: https://www.gov.uk/

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Will more speeches about Brexit bring some clarity?

Do you think that the series of speeches by PM Theresa May and other Cabinet Ministers will clarify what kind of Brexit UK government want and can they succeed in convincing British public that the country must unite as it seems it is the aim of FM Boris Johnson speech? Read few comments.


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The politics of royal engagement: When Harry met…Donald

By Gëzim Alpion, Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology, Sociology Admissions Director, University of Birmingham.

Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle. Credit: https://www.royal.uk/

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