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Fears of Social and Political Unrest if Greece Leaves Euro

Fears of Social and Political Unrest if Greece Leaves Euro | European Affairs | Scoop.it
With speculation swirling about an eventual Greek exit from the euro, policy makers worry that letting go of Greece could risk something more precious than the cost: the social and political stability of Europe.
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Europe is being torn apart – but the torture will be slow | Timothy Garton Ash

Europe is being torn apart – but the torture will be slow | Timothy Garton Ash | European Affairs | Scoop.it
This monetary union without a political one will continue to cause suffering and divide the north from the south
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Photographing Europe's Abandoned Border Crossings

Photographing Europe's Abandoned Border Crossings | European Affairs | Scoop.it
After nearly 20 years of passport-free travel in parts of Western and Central Europe, many former checkpoints resemble ghost towns.
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Will I need a passport to enter and leave an independent Scotland?

Will I need a passport to enter and leave an independent Scotland? | European Affairs | Scoop.it
If voters in Scotland say yes to independence in September’s referendum, will there be free movement across the border between Scotland and England?
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Whatever Scotland decides, the old order is dead and buried

Whatever Scotland decides, the old order is dead and buried | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: The union will likely be gone within a decade. It’s not just the Tories in our bankrupt establishment that are to blame
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UK exit better than staying in unreformed EU, says report

UK exit better than staying in unreformed EU, says report | European Affairs | Scoop.it
A UK exit is better than remaining in an un-reformed EU, according to an upcoming report commissioned by London mayor Boris Johnson.
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Matteo Renzi: Should You Believe The Hype?

Matteo Renzi: Should You Believe The Hype? | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Thomas Fazi looks at the politics of Matteo Renzi and questions his anti-austerity credentials.
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David Cameron's European problem isn't going anywhere

David Cameron's European problem isn't going anywhere | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Rafael Behr: The Tories' appetite for anti-Brussels defiance is temporarily sated, but European diplomacy continues – with or without Cameron
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Austria rolls out red carpet for Putin

Austria rolls out red carpet for Putin | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Austria has criticised Western sanctions on Russia and signed a contract to build a Russian pipeline despite EU legal concerns.
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David Cameron de plus en plus isolé dans sa campagne contre Jean-Claude Juncker

David Cameron de plus en plus isolé dans sa campagne contre Jean-Claude Juncker | European Affairs | Scoop.it
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.
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Ukip's 'People's Army' descend on Brussels

Ukip's 'People's Army' descend on Brussels | European Affairs | Scoop.it
UK Independence Party's new phalanx of MEPs descended on Brussels today for the first time since their election triumph last month.
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Andrew Duff – On Governing Europe » Blog Archive » Cameron’s battle against Juncker is futile and misguided

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Fascism Is Fashionable Again in Europe - Daily Beast

Fascism Is Fashionable Again in Europe - Daily Beast | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Fascism Is Fashionable Again in Europe
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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.
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Clouds ahead

Clouds ahead | European Affairs | Scoop.it
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...
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Deflation Isn't What's Holding Europe Back

Deflation Isn't What's Holding Europe Back | European Affairs | Scoop.it
The European countries that have experienced deflation this year have seen positive economic growth and increases in consumer spending.
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Let them vote

Let them vote | European Affairs | Scoop.it
SECESSION is a nasty business. A century and a half ago, America fought a civil war to prevent it. So it is not surprising that Spain, which has bad memories of its...
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Europe: Don’t Believe the Bad News

Europe: Don’t Believe the Bad News | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Europe's economic recovery seemed to hit a stall in recent months, but Credit Suisse economists say the slowdown is more of a blip than a long-term trend. Read the Full Story >
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Boris Johnson Is Talking Piffle

Boris Johnson Is Talking Piffle | European Affairs | Scoop.it
It was billed as a keynote speech, an opportunity for Boris Johnson to shake off his buffoonish image and present himself as a homme serieux.
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Greece nominates Avramopoulos as European commissioner

Greece nominates Avramopoulos as European commissioner | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Samaras rewards party stalwart for years of service, deepening Jean-Claude Juncker's problem of attracting more women to the Commission.
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Loosening the union

Loosening the union | European Affairs | Scoop.it
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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Renzi - reminding Europe of what it doesn't have

Renzi - reminding Europe of what it doesn't have | European Affairs | Scoop.it
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.
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Crisis of the Eurocrats

Crisis of the Eurocrats | European Affairs | Scoop.it
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.
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Farage faces jail threat over £200,000 donations | The Times

Farage faces jail threat over £200,000 donations | The Times | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Nigel Farage broke electoral law in failing to declare donations worth £200,000 during a period of 14 years, the independent politics watchdog says
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UK and Germany vote against each other most often in European council

UK and Germany vote against each other most often in European council | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Cameron may consider Merkel an ally, but their two countries disagreed on 16% of formal votes cast in EU councilDavid Cameron may consider Angela Merkel his key ally in the battle to claw back powers from the EU, but a new study shows that the two...
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Jaume Duch: EUobserver / Wilders says he wants to take up EP seat

Jaume Duch: EUobserver / Wilders says he wants to take up EP seat | European Affairs | Scoop.it
"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 ...
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Debate: "Can a more political European Parliament disrupt the TTIP talks?"

Debate: "Can a more political European Parliament disrupt the TTIP talks?" | European Affairs | Scoop.it
Post European Elections Debate focussing on: "Can a more political European Parliament disrupt the TTIP talks?"
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