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    1. July 26, 2016

      Brexit Briefing: Wriggle room on freedom of movement

      Many factors have contributed to the anxiety of British voters about immigration in recent years but one of the most...

    2. July 26, 2016

      Amber Rudd to launch anti-hate crime campaign as offences surge

      Amber Rudd, home secretary, will launch an awareness campaign against hate crime and scrutinise how police deals with...

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    1. July 20, 2016

      No, Donald Trump and Brexit are not the same 

      It is an odd feeling witnessing the birth of a new political reality. For Brexit it came in the early hours of June 24,...

    2. July 19, 2016

      Kweku Adoboli supporters launch appeal to fight deportation

      Supporters of Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader whose unauthorised trading led to losses of $2.3bn at the Swiss...

    3. July 18, 2016

      Falling job vacancies will deter migrants, says study

      European migrants looking for work will be deterred from coming to the UK because Britain’s exit from the EU will...

    4. July 13, 2016

      Britain will still need plenty of us immigrants

      A frequent sneer at the metropolitan UK elite — heard during and since the EU referendum campaign — is that they only...

    5. July 9, 2016

      Call for quick decision over EU citizens in UK

      The UK is pushing for an agreement within weeks on the rights of both Europeans living in Britain and British citizens...

    6. July 7, 2016

      Theresa May is pragmatic reformer but tough on immigration

      One of Theresa May’s cabinet colleagues once remarked of the home secretary: “I admire her but one day she will have to...

    7. July 7, 2016

      A British model for a post-referendum European future

      After the referendum, the reckoning. When Britain voted to leave the EU it said nothing about what sort of future...

    8. July 7, 2016

      Why leaving will make almost everybody unhappy

      The people have spoken. But what did they say? Yes, we do know that in an advisory referendum held on June 23, a small...

    9. July 5, 2016

      Britain should have no truck with xenophobia

      Four years ago, when Britain hosted the Olympic Games, the nation did so in the spirit of a multicultural society,...

    10. July 5, 2016

      The UK will miss unskilled migrants after Brexit

      Have you ever noticed how supermarkets run out of fruit salads on sunny days when everyone decides they fancy a picnic?...

    11. July 3, 2016

      The Brexit vote will leave a long-lasting legacy

      Turkey is joining the EU. Within a few years a million of its citizens could be arriving in Britain. These migrants...

    12. June 29, 2016

      Cameron pins Brexit on EU failure to grant UK brake on migration

      David Cameron bade an emotional farewell to the EU on Tuesday night, saying Britain would not “turn its back on Europe”...

    13. June 28, 2016

      What a Prime Minister Boris Johnson should do next

      On May 22, one Boris Johnson gave his forecast for the UK’s post-referendum future: “Given the choice between taking...

    14. June 28, 2016

      What will Brexit mean for UK jobs?

      “It was as if somebody switched the lights off and went home.” That was how the boss of a construction company...

    15. June 27, 2016

      We now need a proper roadmap to quell corrosive uncertainty

      The electorate has made its choice. Financial markets have taken fright. British families and businesses are wondering...

    16. June 27, 2016

      Hate crimes surge as racist abuse of foreigners in UK condemned

      Prime Minister David Cameron and the Polish embassy have condemned a rise in racist abuse of foreigners following last...

    17. June 27, 2016

      I do not believe that Brexit will happen

      All good dramas involve the suspension of disbelief. So it was with Brexit. I went to bed at 4am on Friday depressed...

    18. June 26, 2016

      Eastern Europe ready to play hardball over Brexit

      Britain will face a determined and defensive eastern Europe in negotiations to exit the EU, as countries such as Poland...

    19. June 24, 2016

      My fellow Americans, learn from Britain’s blunder

      In 1999 I moved to Britain as an economic migrant. The US academic market was already constricting so with some...

    20. June 24, 2016

      Labour leaders’ failure to listen led to defeat over Brexit

      Jamie Reed, the Labour MP for Copeland in Cumbria, nailed in a tweet the question the UK opposition party needs to ask...

    21. June 24, 2016

      What will Brexit mean for immigration?

      “Take back control of our borders” proved a potent message for those who campaigned for Britain to leave the EU. Now...

    22. June 24, 2016

      Brexit: UK voters may soon come to miss a humiliated Cameron

      Years will pass before Britain finds out in detail what it has done. Thursday’s popular rejection of EU membership is...

    23. June 24, 2016

      Brexit: Identity trumps economics in revolt against elites

      Britain has voted to leave the EU. While the results are still being digested the numbers that have emerged contain two...

    24. June 23, 2016

      UK population hits a record high

      After weeks in which the European referendum has relentlessly thrown the spotlight on immigration, the latest...

    25. June 23, 2016

      UK areas with stagnant wages are most anti-EU

      A feeling of anger and frustration with the European Union is strongest in areas of Britain that have seen wages...

    26. June 21, 2016

      Cameron cannot meet pledge on migration without Brexit, says Gove

      David Cameron will be unable to fulfil his manifesto promise to cut net migration to the tens of thousands if Britain...

    27. June 20, 2016

      Britain’s resident Poles concerned by repercussions of Brexit

      After a decade in London, home delivery driver Arkadiusz Madejski is desperate for the UK to stay in the EU — a view he...

    28. June 20, 2016

      EU referendum: A fight for hearts and wallets

      Nigel Farage, self-styled leader of Britain’s “people’s revolution” against the EU, always believed this could happen....

    29. June 20, 2016

      Brexiters split into nice and nasty camps

      Those campaigning for Brexit can be split roughly into two camps: the nice and the nasty. Both sides have charismatic...

    30. June 19, 2016

      Democracy needs to be nurtured and protected

      I did not know Jo Cox, for whom tributes and prayers will be offered in Westminster on Monday. She was clearly a fine...

    31. June 16, 2016

      Most EU migrants in UK would fail visa rules in event of Brexit

      Three-quarters of EU citizens working in the UK would not meet current visa requirements for non-EU overseas workers if...

    32. June 16, 2016

      The dubious lure of taking on the elite

      Brexiters are courting a protest vote. Fed up with Brussels? Worried about immigration? Then vote Leave. In real life...

    33. June 16, 2016

      Nato to expand role in tackling refugee flows in Mediterranean

      Nato will take a more prominent role in handling the EU’s refugee crisis by expanding its presence across the...

    34. June 14, 2016

      European court backs UK over child benefit limits

      British MPs demanding tighter controls on migrants claiming benefits in the UK have found an ally in a seemingly...

    35. June 8, 2016

      Immigration resonates on the streets for Brexit campaign

      The English flag flutters above Beckside Close, a residential street in the northern city of Hull. The red brick house...

    36. June 7, 2016

      Archbishop of Canterbury accuses Farage of pandering to prejudice

      The Archbishop of Canterbury has accused anti-immigration campaigners of legitimising racism and argued that fears...

    37. June 7, 2016

      Brexit — Immigration top tips for Brits and Europeans

      There is continued confusion about the implications of an Out vote in the UK’s EU referendum, but at least one thing is...

    38. June 6, 2016

      Immigration could swing it for Brexit

      In the referendum campaign on Britain’s membership of the EU, each side has one trump card that they will play...

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