European integration

Razor-sharp barbed wire gleams in unrelenting sunlight. Rows of six meters tall, metal-meshed fencing tear through a dried
Razor-sharp barbed wire gleams in unrelenting sunlight. Rows of six meters tall, metal-meshed fencing tear through a dried
A leading Brexit Tory MP has dismissed Malta as a “tiny little island” and accused its prime minister of trying to make money
The premise of EU membership as a "carrot" for reforms at the national level is appealing, but recent developments both within and outside the Union have shown its efficacy to be tenuous.
Modern Britain has a problem with Islam. This may not come as much of a surprise to some readers. For many in Britain, Islam is considered an isolating force, and its followers are somehow externalised from British identity, regardless of their birthplace or what passport they hold...
Since the first chapter of my re-imagining of the European story we have seen a couple of situations which provide an elegant illustration of the hysterical irony surrounding certain British people's attitudes towards the European Union.
Tory grandee Lord Heseltine has turned on David Cameron, warning the PM against taking a “punt” by holding a referendum on
The European Union matters deeply but the people of Europe do not want federalism. Not yet, anyway. The beginning of political wisdom is to respect that, back off, listen to the people, and build the Europe they do want, from the bottom up. What is at stake is much more than the European project; it is the credibility and principle of democracy itself.