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Rocking the boat

Last week, a refugee boat capsized off the Libya coast after passengers rushed to one side on spotting a rescue ship. At least five people died. This tragedy could end up foreshadowing the demise of the European Union as it … Continue reading

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In and Out campaigns launched Yahoo News, Monday 12th October 2015 A cross-party campaign that will lead the fight for Britain to remain in the European Union ahead of a referendum due by 2017 is to launch on Monday. The … Continue reading

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Europe ready for swift EU reform proposals from Cameron Rueters, Friday 15th May 2015 European leaders see plenty of scope for Britain to meet its demands for EU reform without changing its treaties, and they are ready to discuss the … Continue reading

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Is free movement of labour really a panacea?

David Cameron’s pledge to renegotiate the terms of Britain’s EU membership has always had an undercurrent of disingenuity. This became a raging torrent when he announced during his speech at the Conservative Party Conference: “Britain, I know you want this … Continue reading

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Ukip is ‘unpatriotic and betraying Britain’, Nick Clegg says Telegraph, Monday 18th November 2013 Nick Clegg says Nigel Farage’s drive to take Britain out of Europe is ‘a betrayal of the national interest’. Previous Next WUFOOB Archive

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What will it mean to be King George VII?

The British monarchy is known as a constitutional monarchy. This means that the monarch, despite being nominally head of state, has no political or executive role. The power to make and pass legislation resides with an elected parliament. The Queen … Continue reading

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EU ban on refillable olive oil jugs and bowls BBC News, Saturday 18 May 2013 The EU is to ban restaurants from using refillable bottles and dipping bowls of olive oil, citing hygiene and consumer protection. Previous Next WUFOOB Archive

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Some animals are more equal than others

The pro-EU propaganda machine is in overdrive on the eve of David Cameron’s much-vaunted speech on Britain’s relationship with Europe. Much of this centres on the insistence that the Prime Minister will jeopardise the UK economy if he raises the … Continue reading

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