Comment Cliff edge risk weakest link in May’s scheme by Hugo Dixon | 18.01.2017 PM thinks she can avoid economy falling off cliff by wrapping up ambitious new EU deal in two years. This is unrealistic. Comment 2 takeaways from Trump’s interview with Gove by Hugo Dixon | 16.01.2017 Will new president’s promised trade deal really be quick and fair? Are we safe with a pro-Putin, anti-EU, NATO-sceptic in White House? Comment How to avoid cliff edge damaging our security by David Hannay | 16.01.2017 It’s not just trade that may be hit by abruptly quitting EU; cliff edge departure could also hurt counter-terrorism and foreign policy. Comment Being half in customs union is like being half pregnant by Roderick Abbott | 16.01.2017 With UK seemingly prepared to quit customs union and single market, people are toying with halfway houses. These won’t fit WTO rules. Comment MPs hit spot with call for quick, detailed Brexit plan by Hugo Dixon | 14.01.2017 Cross-party committee, which includes Gove, rightly insists parliament is involved at start, middle and end of Brexit process. Comment It’s time to stop treating students as migrants by David Hannay | 10.01.2017 There’s a chance to remedy this error when the Higher Education and Research Bill begins its passage through the House of Lords this week. Comment How May can get Brexit negotiations off to good start by David Hannay | 09.01.2017 Give parliament time to debate her plan, make clear there’ll be no unilateral move against EU citizens and accentuate the positive. Comment PM wrong to hint we’ll quit single market and customs union... by Michael Emerson | 09.01.2017 Theresa May says she wants an ambitious deal. Leaving single market and customs union would lead to a damaging Brexit. Comment A Japan-UK alliance for open trade? by Bill Emmott | 16.12.2016 The Japan-EU talks on a EPA/FTA offer a great opportunity for the UK and Japan to promote open trade and clarify Brexit Comment How about the Ukraine model? by Michael Emerson | 16.12.2016 EU deal with Ukraine contains many features that could interest UK: no free movement, but cooperation on foreign policy, crime and science. Comment Britain’s very own “stab-in-the-back” by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 15.12.2016 Brexiters are beginning to blame Remainers for their own policy failings. We must not let them. Comment How EU leaders should handle Brexit by Hugo Dixon | 15.12.2016 Excluding Theresa May from today’s summit dinner was a mistake - albeit understandable. EU needs to keep calm and play the long game.