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Henri Guaino, a French MP from the centre-right UMP party and a former special advisor to President Nicolas Sarkozy, has an interesting interview on Europe in today’s Le Figaro. Here are some key excerpts:Q: What is the European Union, according to you…

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Ipsos Mori has this week published an interesting poll on public attitudes* in ten EU member states. Across the ten countries as a whole relatively few people want to leave the EU outright (18% on average), but the single most popular option …

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Well, here’s an essential development for those of us who think reform in the EU – including “less Europe” – is fully possible.  Speaking on an interview to Deutschlandfunk radio and Phoenix TV yesterday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel sa…

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Dutch PM Mark Rutte (VVD) and Foreign Minister FransTimmermans (PVdA) discussing what the EU shouldand should not be doing?For anyone involved in the EU reform debate, this is a must-read. The Dutch government has today published its “subsidiarity re…

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There has been a lot of debate recently about what the UK public really want in terms of the UK’s relationship with the EU. In an attempt to shed some further light on this Open Europe has today released a new poll conducted by ComRes.The result…

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There has been a lot of debate recently about what the UK public really want in terms of the UK’s relationship with the EU. In an attempt to shed some further light on this Open Europe has today released a new poll conducted by ComRes.The result…

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