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The headlines tomorrow will say that the German Bundestag agreed to pass the expansion of the EFSF, and that Chancellor Merkel managed to get enough coalition votes to preserve her ‘Chancellor’s majority’; 315 in favour, 13 against and 2 abstenti…

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Hague hits back on the Euro

The Spectator’s James Forsyth has conducted an extended interview with Foreign Secretary, William Hague, which contains a lot of interesting points, not least about the ongoing Eurozone crisis, the future direction of the EU, coalition politics on Eu…

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The Labour Party conference has provided a belated opportunity to focus on the opposition party’s policies, and our interest naturally gravitated towards what Eds Milliband and Balls would have to say on the UK’s relations with the EU, and cruciall…

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In today’s City AM, we give our take on the idea that was floated over the weekend to top up the EFSF, using the fire power of the ECB:THERE was quite a bit of excitement in the media and financial markets over the weekend. The hot news was that Euroz…

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