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The seven steps from a “no-deal” Brexit to Jeremy Corbyn’s Britain

The chatter is building, but don’t get carried away—at least not until you’ve got your head round each of the dominoes that would have to tumble in sequence 

By Alex Dean & Tom Clark  

We are all of us in the Brexit negotiations gutter—but some of us are looking at the stars. Photo: Prospect composite

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A total breakdown in talks with Europe—once dismissed as a vanishingly remote possibility—can be dismissed no longer. Theresa May and Jean Claude-Juncker can agree to “accelerate” their efforts at negotiation, but it is now at least conceivable that Britain could tumble over the Brexit cliff edge without any deal whatsoever.

In recent days, attention has turned to the political ramifications. Unlikely…

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