The UK's rocky road to divorce
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The UK's rocky road to divorce

The EU has gripped British politics like no other issue, dividing parties and felling prime ministers since Britain joined the EEC in 1973.

Jonny Dymond reflects on how steps towards greater European integration have placed an ever increasing strain on political consensus in the UK.

(Photo: Harold Wilson at a polling station in 1973 and David Cameron outside Downing Street in 2016. Credit: Getty Images/AFP.)

  • 24 Jun 2016