Of course no deal is better than a bad deal – I hope Theresa May has not abandoned this stance

The Prime Minister’s invoking of Article 50 today is a promising start to a chapter that will define our national renewal, a destiny chosen by the British people on June 23 last year – but we must treat it with caution, knowing that the job of leaving the EU is not yet done, it is only just beginning.

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The positive lessons for the UK from the impending failure of the EU-Canada trade deal

What lessons can we learn from the impending failure of the CETA free trade deal between Canada and the EU, other than the obvious fact that our ever-pessimistic news broadcasters are, in reporting the development, looking through the wrong end of the telescope by suggesting it is bad news for the UK?

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Leave is stronger than ever

The Leave campaign is stronger than ever and had a big boost last weekend, with six cabinet ministers backing Brexit, including justice secretary Michael Gove, together with London mayor Boris Johnson.

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How the EU renegotiation strategy of a Tory-led administration should work

So far, it has been Labour that has sought to make the UK’s membership of the European Union a General Election issue, using its commitment to remaining in and its rejection of a referendum on membership as evidence of its support for business. But is it really as simple as that?

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