Ritchie

Will May put country or party first?

Slowly but surely public opinion is turning against Brexit. Should we drop the whole idea or are we moving towards a second referendum on the…


Brexit’s law of unintended consequences

Could England become independent as Scotland quits the UK? Murray Ritchie says emboldened nationalists are now showing renewed optimism amid growing signs of impatience with…


When reality bites

Is Prime Minister Theresa May resigned to Customs Union membership for the UK after Brexit? Murray Ritchie suspects the answer is ‘yes’. First it was…


Is the UK heading for a general election?

To the dismay of Brexiteers a hard-left Labour leader now appears more in tune with the business establishment than the splintered Tories, writes Murray Ritchie….


Delivering economic salvation

Murray Ritchie poses the question: With the emergence of Cyril Ramaphosa as president-in-waiting of South Africa can the so-called economic powerhouse of Africa finally live…





Brexit means Brexit – and it hurts!

British negotiators in Brussels are missing the point and will never win a good deal. Why? Because the European Union is more about politics than…


A second Brexit referendum?

A growing number of people want Brexit stopped before Britain does itself irreparable economic and international damage, writes Murray Ritchie. When the British diplomat –…