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BBC reports is is #BrexitFormer Cabinet Minister Owen Paterson has just made a hard hitting speech on the UK’s relationship with the EU. He made a familiar case that the EU is as much a political union as an economic one. He concluded that the UK sho…

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Boris Johnson today outlined his response to the report by his economic advisor – and Open Europe board member – Dr Gerard Lyons on the future of the UK’s relations with the EU and how they impact on London. The report entitled ‘a win-win situation’ …

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UPDATE (14:15) – One possibility we have not considered in our original blog post is that European Commission portfolios can change. They can be split, broadened, and so forth.However, at this stage it is quite hard to know whether and how this will ha…

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Three days ahead of the European Parliament elections in France, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has written a bombshell piece on Europe for French weekly Le Point and German daily Die Welt – calling for “at least half” of current EU powers to …

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