As UK unravels, Arlene Foster maintains smiling delusion

Queen Elizabeth meets Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster at Hillsborough Castle. Picture by Aaron McCracken, Harrisons 
MONDAY was tin-ear timing though doubtless arranged long ago, for the Queen to arrive on a friendly visit. What unionists need now is the wit to face the likely unravelling of the UK, not more beaming delusion as led by Arlene Foster that this is part of a great British ‘nation’. Last Thursday’s vote exposed a union riven by ugly emotion. It took no time at all for ‘foreigner’ to be hurled openly at people on English streets. Adam Boulton the Sky presenter tweeted that at the weekend he and his family ‘witnessed three “when are you going[...]

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