Having spent three years very close to the EU side, I think it is important to correct some inaccuracies in Anand Menon’s Financial Times piece on how the EU intransigence has presumably driven the UK, important trade and security partner, further away. []

With Boris Johnson expected to be announced as new Tory leader next Tuesday, Professor Chris Grey’s latest analysis reviews three possible comparisons with Richard Nixon: ‘Nixon goes to China’, ‘Madman theory’, and scandal, failure and premature departure from office. []