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Britain and the EU: On the way out?

The UK's relations with the rest of Europe are unsustainable

EU representatives including Angela Merkel (far right) and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso (fourth from left) at a summit in Brussels. © ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images

In the early days after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a joke made the rounds in Germany. “We are one people,” said the East German. “So are we,” replied the West German. As…

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