People attend a pro-Europe demonstration in Berlin on March 26. Contrary to last year’s theory that Britain would be the first of many dominos to fall out of the EU, the precise opposite is happening. Contemplating Britain’s predicament, continental voters are backing away from full-blown secession from Europe. Photo: AFP
People attend a pro-Europe demonstration in Berlin on March 26. Contrary to last year’s theory that Britain would be the first of many dominos to fall out of the EU, the precise opposite is happening. Contemplating Britain’s predicament, continental voters are backing away from full-blown secession from Europe. Photo: AFP
Brexit

Don’t call Brexit a divorce – it will be much, much worse

Niall Ferguson expects an acrimonious, protracted British withdrawal from the EU that will rival the schisms of the past

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People attend a pro-Europe demonstration in Berlin on March 26. Contrary to last year’s theory that Britain would be the first of many dominos to fall out of the EU, the precise opposite is happening. Contemplating Britain’s predicament, continental voters are backing away from full-blown secession from Europe. Photo: AFP
People attend a pro-Europe demonstration in Berlin on March 26. Contrary to last year’s theory that Britain would be the first of many dominos to fall out of the EU, the precise opposite is happening. Contemplating Britain’s predicament, continental voters are backing away from full-blown secession from Europe. Photo: AFP
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