'Europe is coming apart before our eyes': 30 leading historians and writers including Ian McEwan and Simon Schama warn of the rise of populism ahead of Brexit | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


'Europe is coming apart before our eyes': 30 leading historians and writers including Ian McEwan and Simon Schama warn of the rise of populism ahead of Brexit

A group of leading intellectuals from 21 countries have said that liberal values in Europe face a challenge 'not seen since the 1930s' as the UK heads towards Brexit.

In a manifesto published in several newspapers, the 30 intellectuals including award-winning novelist Ian McEwan, stated that Europe is at risk of 'perishing beneath the waves of populism'.

The signatories bemoaned the Brexit process, saying that Europe has been 'abandoned from across the Channel'.

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