‘How’s Brexit going?’ British politics mocked at home and abroad

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By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) – Britain’s political and economic turmoil has been greeted with thinly veiled satisfaction among pro-European and leftist politicians abroad, with some commentators drawing parallels to chaotic Italy. New British finance minister Jeremy Hunt will set out tax and spending measures on Monday, two weeks earlier than scheduled, as he races to stem a dramatic loss of investor confidence in Prime Minister Liz Truss’s government. “How’s Brexit going?” tweeted veteran Belgian politician Guy Verhofstadt, an ardent pro-European, on Saturday. “One thing is for sure: the mes…

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