Expert View Poland will back EU not Brexit by Denis MacShane | 22.03.2017 Despite acrimonious domestic politics, both Poland’s government and opposition agree priority is maintaining the union and single market. Analysis Brexit will be low on Dutch priorities post election by Quentin Peel | 20.03.2017 Netherlands has been staunch UK ally. Next 6 months could be consumed forming coalition. After that, priority will be keeping EU together. Analysis Turkey row rams home fantasy of favourite Leave myth by Quentin Peel | 15.03.2017 Erdogan’s fury gives a lie to Brexiter propaganda that Turkey was about to join EU. It could also distract EU from the Brexit talks. Analysis Schulz’ surge in German elections complicates Brexit by Quentin Peel | 09.03.2017 SPD leader is less pro-UK than Merkel - and, even for her, Brexit is a second-tier issue compared to keeping EU 27 together. Analysis Juncker’s plan is eurosceptic-lite, not a power grab by John Wyles | 03.03.2017 The Express lambasted the Commission’s White Paper. In fact, it lays out just the sort of pragmatic vision Britain would once have welcomed. Analysis EU and UK talk peace but prepare for war by John Wyles | 02.03.2017 Rationality dictates that Brexit should end in a deal. But passion may trump logic. No wonder both sides are preparing for the worst. Expert View Spain won’t succumb to divide and rule over Brexit by Denis MacShane | 02.03.2017 Hopes that Spain can be persuaded to take a softer line than Germany will be dashed - for a number of reasons, not least Gibraltar. Analysis Good, bad and ugly – the three possible Brexit outcomes... by Hugo Dixon | 27.02.2017 Sadly the good outcome (no Brexit) is the least likely. More probable are hard Brexit (a bad deal) and very hard Brexit (no deal at all). Analysis Dutch torn between UK sympathy and EU solidarity by Quentin Peel | 22.02.2017 Populist Geert Wilders won’t win the elections. But his agenda may influence how next government approaches the Brexit negotiations.