Comment What UK should be saying at EU’s 60th birthday party by Hugo Dixon | 25.03.2017 Our empty chair at today’s summit is a tragic symbol of waning influence. Assuming we quit, our absence from EU top table will be permanent. Analysis EU sovereignty means the City may lose key euro role by Michael Prest | 24.03.2017 City will remain a major international financial centre for Europe. But the Eurozone will seek more control over euro-denominated clearance. Expert View Right to remain may already be guaranteed by Pavlos Eleftheriadis | 24.03.2017 Vienna Convention suggests that, absent a Brexit deal, the UK’s existing obligations - including to EU citizens - would remain unchanged. Expert View UK’s obligations won’t go to zero if we quit with no deal... by Pavlos Eleftheriadis | 23.03.2017 House of Lords committee rejected opinion of two out of three experts in concluding our obligations would vanish if there’s no deal. Analysis Barnier’s red lines cut across May’s by John Wyles | 23.03.2017 EU negotiator sets out firm positions on UK settling bills, ECJ involvement in any transition and no “regulatory dumping” in future FTA. Expert View EU financial claims against the UK are enforceable by Pavlos Eleftheriadis | 22.03.2017 House of Lords has said UK can avoid paying a “Brexit bill”. This is the first of two articles arguing that we can’t. Comment Brexiters casually threw Gibraltar under their battle bus by David Hannay | 22.03.2017 Ministers don’t seem to care about damage Brexit could cause the Rock. Given that top Leavers claim to support Gibraltar, this is shameful. 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. Comment MPs try to muzzle BBC on Brexit by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 21.03.2017 The broadcaster let the public down badly during the referendum. It mustn’t let itself be nobbled during the negotiations. Analysis Welcome to era of Brexit inflation by Hugo Dixon | 21.03.2017 Those who say referendum vote is painless ignore how pound’s plunge boosts inflation - now 2.3% and rising. And that’s even before Brexit. Comment Brexiters play man not ball in attack on Major by Luke Lythgoe | 20.03.2017 John Major has called on “ultra Brexiteers” to “stop shouting down” opponents. IDS and Rees-Mogg proceeded to shout him down. Analysis Brexit will gum up government for years by Hugo Dixon | 20.03.2017 One of the lesser known costs of Brexit is NHS, social care, regional development, etc getting neglected as government won’t have bandwidth.