Brexit changed the dynamics of this argument for some ministers. You have to look mad keen for business opportunities, you can't afford to play into a narrative that Britain is turning inwards.
A bumper UK/EU free trade deal has always been at the heart of Brexiteers' assumptions about why life on the outside might be better for the UK.
The court was told the group looked for opportunities to carry out attacks on Asians and Muslims to give themselves a more militant image than other far right movements.
Nicola Sturgeon feels that Theresa May has gifted her a priceless argument for the second Scottish independence referendum whenever it comes.
The message is that great change must come, dictated by the roar of the Brexit vote. She has determined what the roar meant.
Philip Hammond is addressing business people tonight. A friend said he rather expected the cheers and gasps would happen in the very opposite places where they had in the conference hall for his speec
If the Gurkhas really want equality then their usefulness should be subjected to the same objective scrutiny lavished on other regiments and corps, writes former soldier Doug Beattie.