“No-one can have expected the fissure in the UK’s relationship with the EU to come so soon, but the stormy discussions at the European Council in Brussels last night confirm a parting of ways that has probably been inevitable. The exact consequences of what happened – when it comes to the UK’s relationship with the EU, and indeed how the whole EU functions – are going to take some time to fully work out, but the serious nature of the situation is clear.”
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Armin Laschet single-handedly did this. What an icon. https://twitter.com/Samfr/status/1464538581729517577
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@jonworth @DavidGHFrost Frost has been threatening to trigger Article 16 roughly once a week for the last 5 months. Yet he wonders why is called Frosty the Clown