Analysis May should fess up: citizens’ rights are minefield by Luke Lythgoe | 21.04.2017 EU leaked document raises many contentious issues - giving a lie to PM’s claims that she could provide certainty “straight away”. Analysis Election won’t strengthen UK’s hand with EU by Hugo Dixon | 19.04.2017 Even if May wins by a landslide, EU won’t give us a better deal. Just ask Greece’s Tsipras. This election is about internal Tory politics. Analysis Brexit department tweets prove EU membership good for trade by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 14.04.2017 Two tweets seem designed to show how bright our trading future will be outside EU. They actually show how bright it is inside EU. Analysis What exactly is a “deep and special partnership”? by John Wyles | 10.04.2017 That’s what the PM says she wants with the EU. But as with her previous mantra of getting the “best possible deal”, she’s being vague. Comment Hostility of pro-Brexit press risks poisoning talks by Luke Lythgoe | 07.04.2017 From “blackmail” to Gibraltar, papers seem intent on stoking anti-EU animosity while politicians on both sides talk of goodwill. Analysis Theresa May must now balance two sets of red lines by Luke Lythgoe | 05.04.2017 Before triggering Article 50, the PM’s red lines came from hard-Brexiters in the UK. Now the EU has begun setting its own rules. Analysis Brexit report ‘gloomy’ because Brexit reality is gloomy by Luke Lythgoe | 04.04.2017 Brexit MPs slam their own committee’s report as “unduly negative”. The document makes important recommendations based on evidence. Comment Leavers brazenly deflect blame over Gibraltar by Hugo Dixon | 03.04.2017 Brexiters casually threw the Rock under their battle bus. Now they’re sabre-rattling to cover up their responsibility. Analysis Brexiters’ obsession with red tape could hurt us badly by Luke Lythgoe | 03.04.2017 If hardliners persuade PM to promise bonfire of red tape, we’ll struggle to get trade deal with EU and gain few countervailing benefits. Analysis Tory divisions loom as EU sets out draft terms for talks by John Wyles | 31.03.2017 Although there is virtually nothing surprising in EU’s draft negotiating guidelines, they may still shock public and divide Tories. Expert View The end of the beginning by David Hannay | 31.03.2017 Much needs to be agreed before Brexit talks begin in earnest, hindered by a climate in which any comment can cause unhelpful distractions. Analysis What have we learned since Article 50 was triggered? by Luke Lythgoe | 30.03.2017 No political bombshells have been dropped since Theresa May triggered Article 50. But a few comments are already shifting the debate.