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@DanielJHannan

03.07.2017

Staying in the customs union after Brexit would be a disaster for Britain’s trade

Leaving would mean that we can sign our own trade agreements with the world's major economies....

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26.06.2017

Corbyn’s support will fall now he’s finally being treated as a politician rather than as a joke

British people, who have always eschewed political extremes, won't vote for a UK version of Fidel Castro....

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19.06.2017

Finsbury Park attack: We need to make political violence a taboo

In our language and attitudes, we can place it in the same moral category as child abuse or cannibalism....

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12.06.2017

This opposition to the DUP is idiotic

Over the weekend, the hive mind of Momentum, Comment Is Free and chunks of the BBC somehow reached the view that the Democratic ...

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06.06.2017

Trump wants Londoners to be more alarmed. That’s exactly what the terrorists want too

Perhaps Donald and his vocal cheerleaders simply don't get British stoicism....

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31.05.2017

Corbyn treats Isis, Hamas and the IRA the same - blaming us for their crimes

There is a paradoxical racism in his view that terrorists are only responsive to Western intervention....

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23.05.2017

Corbyn will lose because we’re not all idealistic teenagers

Why isn't Jeremy heading for a victory? Because Labour's manifesto is an impossible spending wish-list....

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16.05.2017

Even Remainers don’t like it when unpatriotic Lib Dems back Brussels against Brexit

The Lib Dem stance on Brexit appears anti-democratic to moderate, pragmatic Remain voters....

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09.05.2017

Macron poses no threat to Brexit – but he might damage the EU

The French president Emmanuel Macron is a protectionist when it comes to the EU....

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01.05.2017

The inconvenient truth about food banks: The rich are getting richer - and so are the poor

Food banks are becoming the go-to prop for people who lack actual statistics....

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01.05.2017

Marine Le Pen is winning votes by pushing rhetoric that caused France’s problems

Protectionism inflicts the greatest harm on the least well off – who are often, paradoxically, its supporters....

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01.05.2017

Corbyn treats Isis, Hamas and the IRA the same - blaming us for their crimes

When it comes to international relations, a lot of us think like egocentric teenagers. ...

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24.04.2017

France must choose between a smug elitist and an angry nativist

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen represent France's political divide over globalisation....

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17.04.2017

Why we aren’t heading for World War 3

From the point of view of North Korea's tyrant Kim Jong-un, the nuclear programme has already worked....

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11.04.2017

Truck attacks show that the terrorists are losing​

Let's take the terror out of terrorism. It's rare and it doesn't threaten our way of life....

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05.04.2017

The EU knows winning Gibraltar back for Spain is far less important than a great Brexit deal

It's unlikely that other EU members would let a beneficial Brexit deal be scuppered by Spain....

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27.03.2017

Leaving UKIP was inevitable for Douglas Carswell now Brexit is assured

Douglas Carswell, like many Ukippers, recognises the party has succeeded in its aims....

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20.03.2017

Brexit is a chance to give powers back to Scotland and stop the push for independence

A constitutional convention after Britain leaves the EU could decentralise power across the UK....

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13.03.2017

Scrap National Insurance so people can see just how much tax they really pay

Philip Hammond is addressing a genuine problem with how the self-employed are taxed....

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06.03.2017

Brexiteers never said EU nationals should be forced to leave Britain

The Lords are placing themselves at odds with public opinion, and are risking the survival of their House....

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26.02.2017

Remainers don’t get it — Brexit isn’t an event, it’s a process to free us of pointless EU rules

Britain will over the course of years free itself from the EU's grip as it looks to the wider world....

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20.02.2017

Tony Blair’s speech will only make Brexit negotiations harder for us

If he wanted to help, he would be addressing other EU leaders, rather than British voters, who despise him....

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14.02.2017

The Left want to think our troops are barbarians - that’s why false Iraq war claims were believed

Soldiers' lives were ruined and Britons were put at risk by Phil Shiner's vexatious claims about our armed forces....

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06.02.2017

Marine Le Pen is winning votes by pushing rhetoric that caused France’s problems

Protectionism inflicts the greatest harm on the least well off – who are often, paradoxically, its supporters....

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30.01.2017

Liberals are attacking Trump’s ban in the worst possible way

They don't want the ban attacked on constitutional grounds. They just want to make it about them....

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23.01.2017

Donald Trump’s enemies will keep him in power

The Left wastes time hurling insults instead of addressing his questionable links....

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16.01.2017

Brussels doesn’t hold all the cards - Brexit is a chance for the UK to trade with the world

By talking down our prospects, the pessimists encourage Brussels intransigence, and make a deal less likely....

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09.01.2017

Brexit economic experts are like medieval doctors with leeches - pseudoscience to trick the layman

Mark Carney and City economists prophesied a 'technical recession' but Britain has grown faster since the vote....

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28.12.2016

Read Watership Down as an adult – it’s so much more than a children’s story

None of Adams' later books came close to its success, but my neighbour's great epic had true authenticity....

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19.12.2016

Robots will take our jobs – but that’s good for the future of civilisation

Fear of unemployment as a result of mechanisation is not new. Our ancestors feared automation, too....

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12.12.2016

Brexit looks like racism to the outside world - they need to be shown the truth

Brexit might revive the stalled world trading system – but it's still depicted as a matter of immigration....

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05.12.2016

Italy’s referendum shows people are fed up of being lied to by Europhile leaders

If voters are offered a choice between corporatist technocrats and angry populists, they pick the populists....

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29.11.2016

Fidel Castro was a dictator –but the left is blind to human rights abuses when it’s one of their own

There's a double-standard from people who, in other circumstances, think of themselves as democrats....

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22.11.2016

Leavers won’t be bullied out of a Brexit by Remoaners or Eurocrats

Two thirds of the officials and MEPs I talk to in Brussels believe that the decision will somehow be reversed....

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15.11.2016

With Donald Trump in the White House, it falls on Britain to promote free trade

Obama threatened to put us at the back of the queue for trade talks, but Trump says we'll be at the front....

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07.11.2016

Forget Trump vs Clinton for a moment — the battle for Congress matters much more

Whoever wins the election will be boxed in by a sceptical Congress and dogged by the prospect of court cases....

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31.10.2016

Mark Carney should stop playing politics over Brexit if he wants to keep his job

Bank of England governors are supposed to be dull - not rock stars...

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24.10.2016

My great-uncle fell at the Somme - we must not forget the ordinary men who did extraordinary things

Bill Hannan's name is recorded alongside 72,000 British and South African soldiers at at Thiepval...

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17.10.2016

The Conservative ‘row’ over Philip Hammond is based on a false assumption about Brexit

We can leave the Single Market and still have the closest of links with our EU allies....

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10.10.2016

Remainers who insist Brexit voters are racist create a self-fulfilling immigration prophecy

By insisting the vote was all about hostility to foreigners, Remainers push policy in that direction....

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02.10.2016

Theresa May’s Great Repeal Act is not symbolic - it’s vital for British sovereignty

Now we know that Article 50 will go ahead, it is time for the UK to take back its sovereignty....

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26.09.2016

Some kids are smarter than others – so why are grammar schools controversial?

If we have sport or music schools, why shouldn't we have schools for academically gifted children?...

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