Has World War III started yet? Anyone who believed former British prime minister and European Union supporter David Cameron in 2016 would think that it had. Cameron claimed that Britain exiting the EU would lead to another global conflict that would destroy Europe as we know it. The reality is that all that has been destroyed is […]
It’s been a rough morning for the British left, following the general election on Thursday. Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party dominated the field with 364 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons, a very comfortable absolute majority. Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party gathered 203 seats, in what can only be described as a crushing defeat. […]
Since Theresa May’s very awkward impromptu dance at a Tory party conference last year, you could say that British Conservatives should probably refrain from pop-inspired musical numbers. That said, Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now” applies quite well to Boris Johnson’s general election campaign. With a 12-point lead in the polls, Johnson could be looking at an 80-seat […]
Le nouveau Premier ministre du Royaume-Uni Boris Johnson sera confronté à un challenge : réconcilier son parti, tenir ses promesses sur le Brexit et rester au pouvoir. Ces options ne sont pas conciliables.