Britain under Prime Minister Boris Johnson is suffering intractable problems. Photo: dpa
Britain under Prime Minister Boris Johnson is suffering intractable problems. Photo: dpa
Britain

Britain ‘sick man of Europe’ is hurtling towards breaking point after being battered by Brexit and Covid-19

  • After Brexit and the pandemic, the nation is succumbing to intractable problems marked by plodding growth, surging inflation and a series of damaging strikes
  • Consumer prices are the highest for 40 years and there are parallels with the dark days of the 1960s and 1970s when Britain was dubbed the ‘sick man of Europe’

Britain under Prime Minister Boris Johnson is suffering intractable problems. Photo: dpa
Britain under Prime Minister Boris Johnson is suffering intractable problems. Photo: dpa
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