May must accept the European Research Group’s Brexit ransom demands

In 1212 the English Barons first raised their concerns to King John regarding his dealings with a European power. In a similar move last Wednesday, 62 Eurosceptic MPs, led by the European Research Group’s (ERG) head, Jacob Rees-Mogg, signed a…

Can We Find A Positive Yet Realistic Vision For Post-Brexit Britain?
Whether it’s “Brexit means Brexit” or a “Global Britain”, the UK Government and to a lesser extent the Opposition have tried to come up with some kind of vision for a post-Brexit Britain. To put it lightly, many feel that…
Politics And Progress: The State Of European Tech

Our very own Features Editor Rajan Soni explores what the seismic shifts in the global order mean for startups in Europe today Technological progress is often considered an inevitable and unstoppable force, immune to the effects of the outside world.…

The upsurge of Macron, and why is this is great news for the UK

From hosting America’s Donald Trump, to an excursion to Xi Jinping’s China, and even the recent Sandhurst Summit with our very own Prime Minister, Theresa May, French state-visits have been an enormous success for the dynamic President of the French,…

LSE hosts Clean Brexit talk

As part of a series of talks on Brexit, the LSE hosted a talk positing how Britain can have a more prosperous future outside of the EU. The panel consisted of Gerard Lyons, chief economic advisor to Boris Johnson during…

Is 2018 the beginning of the end for Europe as we know it?

With one of the greatest opponents of the European integration project set to leave the European Union in 2019, various European leaders advocating the integration vision will be now more able than ever before to make it a reality. Apart…

Why There Should Not be a Second EU Referendum

Last week, Nigel Farage once again attracted media attention through stating, rather surprisingly, that there should “maybe” be a second Brexit referendum. His reasoning is that it would put an end to the “whinging and whining” of the Remainers. Many…

“The Biggest Mess I Have Seen In My Lifetime” Ken Clarke MP talks Brexit, Trump, and the “Formidable” Lady Thatcher

By Leighton Hughes I was fortunate enough in December to speak with former UK Chancellor (1993 to 1997) Ken Clarke MP. A Member of Parliament since 1970, under 7 different Prime Ministers, he’s held government positions under the Thatcher, Major, and…

The Great Brexit Betrayal… or not?

The Brexit Divorce Bill: €20bn, €40bn, or even a blank cheque? These are only some of the proposals that have supposedly arisen from Theresa May’s inner-cabinet meeting last Monday with senior Conservative members. The response was fierce, with the media…

Animals Are Not Sentient, According to the UK Government

Last Monday, Caroline Lucas put forward a motion to transfer the EU Protocol recognising sentience of animals into UK law. It was rejected by parliament. MPs’ voted strictly along party lines, with the government (and DUP) voting against its inclusion,…