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In a Commons debate on Monday about last week’s European Council meeting, Labour MP Gisela Stuart raised an important point:“This seems to have been a pretty significant Council [meeting], as a result of which we will have treaty changes that will …

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A great idea

The new government in Slovakia has come up with a great idea to avoid budget deficits.As AFP reports:”The more public money Slovak lawmakers spend, the less they will earn as of next year, under draft legislation adopted by the government on Wednesday …

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You Discuss, We Decide

While hundreds of journalists from all over Europe descended on Luxembourg, hoping to find out what the future of EU economic governance holds, the real decisions were taken in Deauville – a small village in Lower Normandy where Nicolas Sarkozy and Ang…

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Boring

“After a semester of emergency summits, this Thursday the EU aspired to hold the most boring European Council possible: discussing no member States’ bankruptcies, agreeing no multi-billion bailouts, ending talks at 6 pm – not at 6 am of the following d…

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