When the next elections come along the 48% of citizens who voted to stay in the EU should remember that Mrs May could have showed them that she respected their opinions. Even though she felt obliged to leave the EU itself - she could have decided to stay in the single market - because that must surely be something that the 48% wanted.
Crushing blow for hopeful Remainers.
A petition for a second EU Referendum signed by more than four million people has been turned down by the Government. The