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BRITAIN and Europe are like a couple in a difficult marriage. One day they have a blazing row; the next they want to kiss and make up. Britain’s David Cameron...
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Well that was quite refreshing. In he bounded, the right side of 40, all grins and references to selfies and ancient philosophers, brash and self-confident.
The European project is in deep trouble. The Continent still has peace, but it’s falling short on prosperity and, in a subtler way, democracy.
Nigel Farage broke electoral law in failing to declare donations worth £200,000 during a period of 14 years, the independent politics watchdog says
"Following the European law, it is not possible at all because the European act on the European elections, it's quite clear forbidding the double mandate," said Jaume Duch. "So, No, following the European law you have to choose, but you cannot be at the same time at the national ...
Post European Elections Debate focussing on: "Can a more political European Parliament disrupt the TTIP talks?"
A tweet by Philip Oltermann caught my eye: https://twitter.com/philipoltermann/status/475592040278138880 David Cameron is doing his best to spin himself, and his opposition to Jean Claude Juncker as Commission President, as being the 'reformer' versus a defender of the status quo, or the old EU, Juncker. The problem is that no-one ever really challenges this narrative of what and how ...
Jobbik, Hungary's far-right party cannot be deemed "far-right" by newscasters, according to a decision by the country's highest court.
Point de vue. Pour l'ancien premier ministre, le Royaume-Uni, qui « n'aime pas l'Europe et y est entré sur un malentendu », doit quitter l'UE.
Normally the bank pays you to keep your money there. When rates turn negative, you pay the bank.
The idea that Jean-Claude Juncker should become the next head of the European Commission evokes a strange, irrational rage in the British. I know because I share that rage. There is something about Mr Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg –
You could say President Obama’s visit this week to Brussels is a long time coming. Three and a half years have passed since his last summit with European Union officials, and four years since he famously rebuffed invitations to attend an EU confab in Madrid—signaling something of a rebuke to a eurozone then still struggling under a faltering...
Rafael Behr: The Tories' appetite for anti-Brussels defiance is temporarily sated, but European diplomacy continues – with or without Cameron
Austria has criticised Western sanctions on Russia and signed a contract to build a Russian pipeline despite EU legal concerns.
When it comes to Anschluss you can always count on Vienna...
Malgré l’opposition britannique, le chef de file de la droite européenne devrait être désigné président de la Commission européenne d’ici à début juillet.
Fascism Is Fashionable Again in Europe Daily Beast Elections for the European Parliament, with ballots cast in 28 countries, produced a startling victory for the sort of political parties that are normally not invited to fashionable parties.
AFTER months of procrastination, the European Central Bank acted on several fronts on June 5th to counter low inflation, currently just 0.5% in the euro zone. The...
Michel Rocard: The European Union is on its knees but you, the British, want to block even small steps to democratic legitimacy
If there’s a rule that Italian voters learn quickly, it’s never to trust provisional election results. They have a tendency to d...
For years Britain has blackmailed and made a fool out of the EU. The United Kingdom must finally make a choice: It can play by the rules or it can leave the European Union.
For the Brits, it's time to stop whining and make a clear choice.