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May pins hopes on potential African trade deals
Last week, Mrs May paid a visit to South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya – becoming the first Prime Minister to visit Africa since 2013 – to overcome Britain’s “decline in visibility in many parts of the continent” and consequently gain greater global influence after the UK leaves the European Union. Flexing her “dance-floor diplomacy” amongst...
Lord Mandelson calls for a second referendum
Remainer Lord Mandelson, writing for The Independent declared his confidence in Theresa May proposing a second referendum to “untie her hands” from the “Brextremists who are holding her hostage”. Calling the Chequers deal a “half-in, half-out plan”, Mandelson condemned the ministerial agreement as “an attempt to remain close to Europe, full of concessions and compromises, and...