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Saturday 12 October 2019


What. Was. That.

Another week, another rollercoaster in Brexit politics. If you’re finding it hard to keep up, listen to our editors try and make sense of it all

What. Was. That: Brexit edition

From an “angry and desperate” memo leaked by someone inside Number 10 at the beginning of the week, to “promising signals a Brexit deal is possible” by Friday: Brexit politics has moved at lightning speed this week.

To make sense of it – and unpick what it all means for a Brexit deal and a looming general election – editors Matt d’Ancona, Chris Cook and Basia Cummings sat down and tried to keep up.