The lamentable irony of the project is that it has left Britain ever less capable of addressing the very discontent that produced the Leave vote.
It comes at the end of a day of rising tension between the two nations.
Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman are joined by Michael Prodger to discuss the Klimt & Schiele exhibition at the Royal Academy, and then review a Christine and the Queens and celebrate another noniversary.
A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email email@example.com to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.
The novelist talks family, time travel, and the late Dora Akunyili.
Throughout the negotiations, Britain has been accused of wishing to “have its cake and eat it”. The irony is that it was already doing so.
Hilary Mantel, Andrew Marr, Francis Fukuyama, Michael Sandel, Nicola Sturgeon, Clive James and many others choose their books of the year.