Year in Review: Brexit and Political Chaos: Why the Brits Keep their Cool – Economy

Three prime ministers in just one year, plus the Brexit chaos and the death of Queen Elizabeth: 2022 was an annus horribilis for Great Britain. Despite everything, people remain amazingly calm. Just how do they do it?

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Alexander Mühlauer, London

It’s a freezing cold winter evening in London, and guests are already waiting outside on Park Lane. And because we’re in the UK, of course they’re queuing up. Nobody would think of pushing ahead, not even at minus three degrees. So first line up at the back and freeze, at some point it will be your turn.

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