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Burning buildings and blind faith

Burning buildings and blind faith

A burning building is a chance for rebirth. A West entirely blind to its own insoluble faith is a chance only for death.

Notre Dame and the disruption of our links to a living past

Notre Dame and the disruption of our links to a living past

The immolation of Notre Dame de Paris rips at the threads that link us to our ancestors and to our descendants, regardless of whether we're religious or not.

The slow burn of the gilets jaunes 

The slow burn of the gilets jaunes 

Our correspondent-at-large reports on the simmering tensions in Paris amid the yellow vest movement.

A blustering Thatcherite rises from the crowd...

A blustering Thatcherite rises from the crowd...

The new pin-up boy for a hard Brexit, Mark Francois, sounds no-nonsense. He sounds like he knows what he’s doing. He sounds like Thatcher.

Brexiteers ramble on in verdant home counties

Brexiteers ramble on in verdant home counties

Even ardent Leavers can't quite put their finger on what a successful Brexit would mean for their day-to-day lives. It seems Brexit is a liberation without content, a liberation that consists entirely of feeling liberated.

With nobody steering the ship, Brexit drifts into uncharted waters

With nobody steering the ship, Brexit drifts into uncharted waters

Despite eight votes on Brexit options (and a pledge from Theresa May to resign), nobody won in the House of Commons today.

Will Brexit be solved by tomorrow? Haha, no.

Will Brexit be solved by tomorrow? Haha, no.

Tomorrow, UK Parliament will debate and vote on a number of alternative Brexit proposals. But it's still highly unlikely that will resolve anything.

UK parliament is moving to take control of Brexit

UK parliament is moving to take control of Brexit

During a temporary absence of Theresa May, The House of Commons begins to hammer out some options to fix Brexit, writes Crikey's correspondent-at-large.

The many faces of the 'Put It To The People' Brexit march

The many faces of the 'Put It To The People' Brexit march

London is a city with one thing on its mind: Brexit. And it's not just the usual suspects marching in Theresa May's disintegrating England, finds Crikey's correspondent-at-large.

Panic (and confusion) on the streets of London

Panic (and confusion) on the streets of London

Crikey's correspondent at large, now on the ground in London, shares some street scenes from the unfolding Brexit catastrophe.