Of course, MEPs like Pons are not making life difficult out of pure spite. With the independence movement in Catalonia gaining ground, no Spanish politician outside of Barcelona is ever going to come out in support of Scottish independence, let alone Scotland's separate entry into the European Union. To the people of Scotland, though, that comes as little solace: they might not have voted for Brexit, but they'll likely have to pay the heaviest price.
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.
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There's so much to see in Montenegro that we felt compelled to take home something special as a souvenir. We bought a bottle of local wine and this is what happened.
A destination often has an iconic building or place that one instantly associates with it. Think Taj Mahal for India, The Eiffel Tower for France. However, the photo often used to promote the tiny Balkan country of Montenegro is in fact an uber luxury Aman resort, the Aman Sveti Stefan.
We really didn't know what to expect when we crossed the border into Montenegro, but we would soon learn that this small, southeastern Europe country is home to some of the most stunning natural beauty that we have ever seen.
Djokovic has apparently turned to Federer, the father of two sets of twins, for some advice on how to manage the relationship of being a husband/father and world-class tennis player and who has now become world No 1.
England beat Montenegro 4-1 as they edged closer to securing their ticket to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Wayne Rooney, a
England beat Montenegro 4-1 as they edged closer to securing their ticket to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Wayne Rooney, a
Jack Wilshere placed himself at the centre of another hysterical debate this week but the England midfielder's worst sin
What might be the reasons for this spectacular failure? In their excellent book Why England Lose authors Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski offer a number of reasons, the principle one being that given the size of England's population and number of professional footballers being regular quarter-finalists but not much better is the kind of position we should expect in world football.
As European politicians struggle to handle the economic crisis, a sharp analysis of the situation has been provided thanks
England have qualified for the finals of next year's European Championships. In the final game of the qualification, Fabio