What links Tunisia’s constitutional referendum and Brexit? Both sell a big lie

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2022


Tunisia’s vote to restrict democracy is like Brexit’s claim to make the UK richer. Both …

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Boris boosterism and bluster won’t keep Brexit Britain’s reality hidden forever

by Rashmee

Posted on July 9, 2022


Boris Johnson’s premiership epitomised a change in tone and apparent temperament for Britain. In the …

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Boris remade Britain’s image as a mussy-haired wannabe with a slippery sense of propriety

by Rashmee

Posted on July 8, 2022


A columnist recently noted that “in the end, Boris Johnson’s government resembled a Ponzi scheme …

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Europe is not an issue in the UK elections but it should be

by Rashmee

Posted on May 5, 2022


When British voters go to the polls on May 5 to elect their local authority …

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A Brexit Christmas?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2021


I know it’s a bit early to be thinking about Christmas, but it’s hard not …

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Two years of Prime Minister Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2021


On July 24, Boris Johnson marks two years as prime minister, with the verdict of …

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Whether or not football’s coming home, there’s a limit to sport’s transformative power

by Rashmee

Posted on July 10, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Ahead of the England-Italy play-off in the Uefa European championship, it’s striking …

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It’s not quite true that Biden gave Boris a bespoke bike and got a framed Wikipedia photo in return

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain may be much poorer for Brexit but it’s not so broke …

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Truckers, bankers and others are Brexit-ing. It matters

by Rashmee

Posted on May 31, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY It recently emerged that British logistics and trucking companies are starting to …

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Carrie Symonds made an honest man of Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on May 30, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND On Bank Holiday weekend, Britain woke to the news that …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK