The government is making absurdly heavy weather of leaving the EU. Yet there is a straightforward solution hiding in plain sight. George Trefgarne explains.
Retired diplomat Lord David Hannay helped negotiate Britain’s entry to the EU. Matthew Partridge finds out what he thinks about the government’s approach to our exit.
Small businesses employ much of Britain’s workforce. Any Brexit deal must take their needs into account. Matthew Partridge talks to IW Capital’s Luke Davis about the problems facing the sector.
The Swiss National Bank has become a great money-spinner, says Matthew Lynn. The Bank of England should follow suit.
The German economy appears to be firing on all cylinders. But under the surface lurk fundamental vulnerabilities that could hamper its long-term performance.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right Christian Democratic Union bloc and the Social Democrats have agreed a preliminary deal.
The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote. But as John Stepek explains, that says more about the dollar than it does about sterling.
One possible model for Brexit is “Canada Plus Plus”. Matthew Partridge talks to Léon Cornelissen, chief economist for Dutch asset management firm Robeco, about why it is a non-starter.
Churchill famously thought Russia was a riddle – but his less famous solution to the riddle still holds. Russian foreign policy is based on self-interest. Simon Wilson explains.
German chancellor Angela Merkel should look to Britain and know political turbulence is coming Germany’s way, says Matthew Lynn.
There are good reasons for foreign investors to be nervous about Russia. But there are also reasons for cautious optimism about its future, says Frédéric Guirinec.