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 MPs must have proper vote on May’s destructive Brexit by Hugo Dixon | 17.01.2017 PM couldn’t sell softer Brexit to Tory hardliners. She is putting party before country. No wonder UKIP has given her speech 7/10. 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. Theresa May seemingly heads for destructive Brexit by Hugo Dixon | 15.01.2017 If preview of her big speech is correct, PM’s not just taking UK out of single market and customs union; it’ll be hard to avoid cliff-edge. 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 EU equivalence rules don’t offer post-Brexit equality by Paul Taylor | 13.01.2017 The City's main lobbyist has dropped keeping "passporting" to sell financial services in the EU after Brexit but keeps illusions of an equal say in regulation. Brexiters’ BMW argument heads for crash by Hugo Dixon | 12.01.2017 Remember how we were told German firms would be so desperate to sell us cars that they’d force Berlin to give us easy access to EU market? Comment Confusion reigns over May’s migration policy by Hugo Dixon | 12.01.2017 Downing St has poured cold water on but not denied minister’s suggestion that firms could be charged £1,000 for each EU worker they hire. Comment Trump-Putin axis means UK and EU need to hang together by Hugo Dixon | 11.01.2017 Whatever truth of allegations about Trump-Putin relationship, US president-elect is sceptical about NATO and too friendly to Kremlin. Jeremy Corbyn avoids playing to UKIP gallery on migration by Denis MacShane | 10.01.2017 Although Labour leader says he’s not wedded to free movement, he’s not talking about quotas - and has reiterated how market access is key.