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The five things you need to know on Sunday 22 June 2014... 1) CUTS, CUTS AND MORE CUTS You think austerity is bad now? The
David Cameron will risk inflaming the row with fellow EU leaders over his wish to block Jean-Claude Juncker from taking the
The five things you need to know on Wednesday 18 June... 1) WILL OBAMA INTERVENE? From the Guardian: "Iraqi government forces
The notion that the European Parliament is a gravy train riddled with waste and financial scandal is simple to pedal, especially when you need to score easy political points back home. However those that often pedal it, fail to acknowledge the reforms that are quietly taking place.
As the president of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, heads to Rome for a spot of lunch with Matteo Renzi on Wednesday, I've been sounding out Italian journalists, academics and apparatchiks about what we can expect from Italy's PM and David Cameron's supposed New Best Friend, as the Great EU Junckernaut rumbles ominously on...
Mr Cameron wants to show to his increasingly anti-European Conservative Party and to the Murdoch press as well as the other Europhobe media in London that he can be tough in Europe. Once again he wants to boast that a British prime minister can impose a veto against a candidate for the post of Commission president. London is back dictating to Europe what is permitted and what is forbidden.
Brussels must focus on finding an "honest and trusted broker" for the European Union's top job and reject attempts of a "backdoor
Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 10 June 2014... 1) BRITISH VALUES FOR BRITISH KIDS Most of the papers
The Prime Minister will hold talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel and other European counterparts over the coming days
Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 8 June 2014... 1) MELTDOWN OVER MUSLIMS The fallout from the May-Gove