The dawn of walls

A generation ago, globalisation shrank the world, but now barriers are rising again, driven by waves of migration and the growing threat of terrorism. In the first of a three-part series, we look at the walls going up in Europe and the US

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What will come out of Theresa May’s ‘Brexit brainstorm’

Yes, there will be a deal because there has to be. But the relationship initially defined by that deal, whatever it is, will change over the years, just as the UK’s membership of the Common Market was gradually transformed into its membership of the EU – but not the two key elements of EU membership, the euro and the Schengen agreement