All posts tagged Brexit

  • What happens after the ‘Brexit’ vote?
    June 22, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Aside from guessing which side will win Thursday’s Brexit vote, London’s chattering classes are engaging in a favorite political game of “what ifs.” British newspapers and TV news shows are […]

  • Britain’s Brexit vote spurs wild trading, gambling
    June 21, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Currency traders are dubbing it the “remain bounce,” buying Britain’s pound after torrid sales of sterling last week when markets feared the European Union’s most reluctant member would head for […]

  • British EU referendum provokes anxiety in Eastern Europe
    June 21, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Until recently, nationalistic voices in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, were limited to the fringe. But could a possible Brexit lead to similar plebiscites in these countries? Across […]

  • Brits abroad: How Brexit could hurt expats
    June 21, 2016, by Susi Dennison and Dina Pardijs

    A British exit from the EU could jeopardise the jobs, homes, and healthcare of the 1.2 million Brits living in Europe, according to new research from the European Council on […]

  • Last Brexit to nowhere
    June 18, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    This is my last and final rant about the Brexit – stay or remain – until the final vote is cast. I will not complain, diminish, demonise, belittle or demean […]

  • Boris and The Goldfish Bowl
    June 14, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    If the World was just a goldfish bowl, Am I looking out or looking in? Are the things I see, As I should be, And, shall I sink or swim. […]

  • Death in the afternoon
    June 1, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    The mindless piffle which is being peddled by Brexit campaigners in order to influence voters in the forthcoming EU referendum, has reached a point in its silliness, that I for […]

  • Billy Bunter and the Brexit
    May 23, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    Watching the Brexit circus from a safe distance in Greece, I can’t help feeling that I have seen it all before. I think it took place on British television in […]

  • Nationalism vs Brexit
    April 29, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    I can’t vote in the forthcoming referendum, to determine Great Britain’s future in Europe, and so I reserve the right to say what I like. To me the whole matter […]