Tag: Jo Cox

Fringe groups can do serious damage to democracy. We’ve seen just how dangerous they can be with the killing of Jo Cox. (More…)

Scenario 1: Johnson Wins

I was working in West London on June 24th 2016. Portobello Road had the grim atmosphere of a wake. The most lively sight was a lone busker strumming a morose tune on his guitar with an EU flag fluttering above him. This was the day after Independence Day. (More…)

It was a grassroots gathering. Spread online and by word of mouth, in what felt like a whisper. And so assorted groups of normally quiet Remainers assembled in London to march on Parliament. (More…)

The body of Walter Lübcke, a prominent German regional politician noted for his vocal support for immigration, was found outside his own house late on the night of 2 June with a bullet in his head. (More…)