Monday, 14 January 2019

Brexiteers ballsed it up - time for a second referendum

As Britain hurtles, like a burnt-out comet, towards its latest defining moment, when MPs reject the result of two years..

By Walter Ellis

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Weak Macron and fading Merkel in no position to forge further integration

Things are never about what they’re about. On Wednesday evening, The Times ran a story in its online edition about..

By Walter Ellis

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Chaos is the new order in Macron’s France

France is in a bad place. An important section of the working class, represented by the gilet-jaunes street gangs, has..

By Walter Ellis

Monday, 7 January 2019

Boris is a disgrace

When Boris Johnson was Brussels Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, from 1989 to 1994, he denounced the EU in weekly..

By Walter Ellis

Friday, 4 January 2019

Unstable EU could split into its Eastern and Western halves

The European Union is in trouble. Deep trouble. And Brexit, two-and-a-half years on from the 2016 referendum, is arguably the..

By Walter Ellis

Thursday, 3 January 2019

The year ahead: A downbeat assessment of doomed Britain's dire prospects

Those who view Britain’s departure from the European Union as the dawn of a new Golden Age are convinced that..

By Walter Ellis

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Second referendum: Embarrassing, but we'd be better off in

So, it’s decided, then: A second referendum it is. It wasn’t an easy choice, but it makes sense. The British..

By Walter Ellis

Monday, 17 December 2018

Macron rolls the dice on immigration and tacks to the right

Someone has been whispering into the ear of Emmanuel Macron on the subject of immigration, and the President, apparently, has..

By Walter Ellis

Friday, 14 December 2018

A complete and utter solution to the Brexit crisis

Critics of everything, such as myself, have a duty from time to time to say what they think should happen..

By Walter Ellis