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Our Director Mats Persson writes on his Telegraph blog:In a recent Sunday Telegraph article that received surprisingly little attention at the time, David Cameron came close to setting out a “shopping list” of what he wants to change in Europe. He …

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It’s always interesting to observe instances when those who try to occupy the high ground on Europe, claiming to know the facts about the EU, get the facts wrong. Here’s an example:Over on his Guardian blog, Roy Greenslade – a professor of journalism a…

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It looks like the UK is not the only country where the confusing and expanding powers of the European Court of Human Rights and EU’s European Court of Justice are testing nerves.Marc Bossuyt, the President of Belgian Constitutional Court, has, for the …

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Waking up to ‘Europe’

Parliament’s stance against the ruling by the European Court of Human Rights to give prisoners a vote has again inspired UK commentators to take a closer look at ‘Europe’.The right of prisoners to vote is an ECHR issue – not an EU one (the ECHR…

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