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Why the Brexit deadlock cannot be broken

Jan 17, 2019 - CNN

The United Kingdom is a notoriously boring and stable country. England hasn't had a civil war since 1651, and the last time the country was invaded, in 1688, the elite decided to pretend they'd backed the whole thing all along, dubbing it a "glorious revolution" (Scotland and Northern Ireland had far bloodier experiences).

What's been the secret of that stability within its borders? Put simply, that in times of crisis, the country's politicians have generally sighed, buried the hatchet and...