by michael rogers

Word of the week has to be Tweetzustimmungserwartungsenttäuschungsgefühl. That was the suggestion of Sabine Weyand, the EU’s deputy Brexit negotiator, in response to a Twitter follower asking “what’s the long German compound word for being really chuffed with a tweet you’ve done but then it only gets a few pity likes?

Ms May must feel a bit like this. Yes, it is almost April 1st, but its a real story.... Who says the EC is not clear in its communications?