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How People’s Vote destroyed itself

The campaign for a second referendum, led by the PR guru Roland Rudd and former Labour and Lib Dem spin doctors, was the great hope for Remainers – until it collapsed in a chaos of clashing egos, smears and boardroom coups.

Travels through a sodden land

In central London, the usual Friday night concerns prevailed. Elsewhere, on the edge of the same city, people were travelling home by canoe, with dinghies tethered to lamposts where there should have been cars. 

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