The prime minister is looking for a way to dump the backstop and avoid a no-deal Brexit. He could opt for a ‘standstill agreement’ – but even that presents big problems for both the UK and the EU, writes Georgina Wright.
The prime minister is on the final leg of his “awesome foursome” tour. He says his priority is to restore power sharing in Northern Ireland – but his Brexit strategy means he will end up imposing direct rule.
With the Government’s fiscal rules either expiring or simply being ignored by the incoming Prime Minister, Gemma Tetlow says the new Chancellor must quickly set some fiscal targets to guide the Johnson administration