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Rishi Sunak’s political heavy lifting starts to pay off

By Nick Gutteridge in San Diego POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT At first glance, the cramped gym of a US naval base may not have seemed like the most auspicious setting for Brexit history in the making. But it was the perfect place for Rishi Sunak to clinch the gains of all the political heavy lifting he performedContinue reading “Rishi Sunak’s political heavy lifting starts to pay off”

Small boats crisis risks sinking Brexit peace

Emmanuel Macron and Rishi Sunak will meet on Friday for the first Anglo-French summit since 2018 Credit: Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP Small boats crisis risks sinking Brexit peace By James Crisp EUROPE EDITOR As far as Rishi Sunak and Emmanuel Macron are concerned, the Brexit wars are over. The two leaders meet today inContinue reading “Small boats crisis risks sinking Brexit peace”

Rishi Sunak’s protocol deal is just the start

The Prime Minister has only unlocked new levels of the Brexit game Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Rishi Sunak’s protocol deal is just the start By Nick Gutteridge POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT A jubilant Rishi Sunak was praised by one of his own MPs on Wednesday for “solving the Rubik’s Cube” of the Northern Ireland stand-off. It mustContinue reading “Rishi Sunak’s protocol deal is just the start”

Global Headlines for 2023 March 01

Extending reach | Xi moved to consolidate the Communist Party’s hold over the world’s second-biggest economy, touting plans for sweeping changes to China’s bureaucracy and more influence within private companies. He said the party would roll out plans for “deepening structural reform” in the financial sector and boost control over science and technology, as wellContinue reading “Global Headlines for 2023 March 01”

Brexiteers left in the dark, kept out of the loop by Tory Eurosceptics and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)

Yesterday the Telegraph Home Affairs Editor Charles Hymas wrote that frustrations are being fuelled by the fact that Brexiteers feel they have been left in the dark during the talks. One Eurosceptic MP said Downing Street had kept them and colleagues out of the loop because it wanted to “set everything up” and present theContinue reading “Brexiteers left in the dark, kept out of the loop by Tory Eurosceptics and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)”

The Telegraph Frontpage 2023 February 21

By Sam Hall On his first trip to Kyiv since the war began, Joe Biden hit out at Vladimir Putin and pledged more military funding for Ukraine. Joe Biden makes his first trip to Ukraine About this time last year, Vladimir Putin would have been planning his own trip to Kyiv to celebrate the successesContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage 2023 February 21”

Sunak can be No 10’s Buzz Lightyear

Afternoon, I spent some of half term last week at Disneyland Paris, wandering between the various attractions such as Pirates of the Caribbean, the Mad Hatter’s Tea Cups and Alice’s Curious Labyrinth. Why did it all remind me of the Brexit talks? The decision by Rishi Sunak to “pause” progress on his Northern Ireland ProtocolContinue reading “Sunak can be No 10’s Buzz Lightyear”

The Telegraph Frontpage Friday 2023 February 17

By Matthew Robinson Good morning. The Prime Minister is in Northern Ireland to try to end the deadlock over border trade after securing changes to the Brexit deal from Brussels. And Nicola Sturgeon’s independence strategy is in disarray as the special party conference she hoped would endorse her “de facto referendum” plan has been scrapped.Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage Friday 2023 February 17”

The Telegraph Frontpage for 2023 February 14

A new Brexit deal is expected to be announced in the next fortnight after the UK watered down its hardline resistance to European judges ruling on issues in Northern Ireland.

The Telegraph Frontpage for Tuesday 2023 January 17

By Danny Boyle Good morning. It took Sir Mark Rowley more than six hours yesterday to say sorry for the Met Police’s failure to remove a serial rapist, pictured above, from its ranks. We look at the task ahead for the commissioner. ‘Non-existent’ vetting gives free rein to predators Sir Mark Rowley took over asContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Tuesday 2023 January 17”