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Britain's road to perdition

The UK is hurtling towards a cliff edge - a full break from Europe, with no alternative arrangement in place to cushion the blow.

The British government's request for an "interim period" for at least two years after March 2019 - the official deadline for the Brexit process - means that until 2021, Britain would essentially be an EU member state without any voting rights.

FULL English "Brexit" is off the menu. Before leaving the European Union altogether, the British government now wants an "interim period", in which the United Kingdom would retain the commercial rights of EU membership, while still contributing to the EU budget, observing EU regulations and...