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Monday 1 August, 2022

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right
# British Politics
# British Politics

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right

Aug 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 25,042 Views 20 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the new leader of Britain will be decided by a small number of people and the choice isn’t great.

Friday 6 May, 2022

Opinion: The DUP in this election began to look like the lost tribe of the British Empire
# Stormont Vote Count
# Stormont Vote Count

Opinion: The DUP in this election began to look like the lost tribe of the British Empire

Updated May 6th 2022, 10:51 AM 52,032 Views 39 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the election in Northern Ireland has shown that Loyalist and British values are no longer the same.

Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Britain is a nation that can no longer agree on what ‘Britishness’ means
# Opinion
# Opinion

Britain is a nation that can no longer agree on what ‘Britishness’ means

Jun 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 24,358 Views 71 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the UK is having an identity crisis, fuelled by a government that doesn’t listen to science and an education system that ignores its history.

Friday 29 May, 2020

'Boris Johnson has presided over a broken Kingdom in which Covid-19 has been able to flourish'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Boris Johnson has presided over a broken Kingdom in which Covid-19 has been able to flourish'

May 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 39,852 Views 51 Comments

Peter Flanagan says Johnson’s failure to sack Dominic Cummings is just another in a long line of disastrous moves for the UK.

Friday 24 April, 2020

'Boris the Bungler' has been a calamity for the UK, but it's ordinary people who will pay the price
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Boris the Bungler' has been a calamity for the UK, but it's ordinary people who will pay the price

Apr 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 65,431 Views 80 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the UK is merely catching up on the terrible reality of Covid-19.

Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Opinion: Boris is England’s King Midas. All he touched turned to gold, but now must be disinfected
# Downing Street Woes
# Downing Street Woes

Opinion: Boris is England’s King Midas. All he touched turned to gold, but now must be disinfected

Mar 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 95,135 Views 71 Comments

Peter Flanagan says Covid-19 has stripped Johnson of his dreams of a clean Brexit legacy.

Sunday 22 July, 2018

Dating post Brexit: 'You're telling me Ireland has got its own Prime Minister?'
# Column
# Column

Dating post Brexit: 'You're telling me Ireland has got its own Prime Minister?'

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:45 AM 132,790 Views 167 Comments

Online dating is awkward enough without having to go into the history of Anglo-Irish relations, writes Peter Flanagan.

Thursday 22 March, 2018

An Irishman in Brexit Britain: 'The atmosphere has changed since the vote'
# Column
# Column

An Irishman in Brexit Britain: 'The atmosphere has changed since the vote'

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 110,428 Views 117 Comments

It’s a subtle thing rather than something drastic, like when a relationship with a partner slowly deteriorates over time, writes Peter Flanagan.