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Many questions – no answers

Open Europe has today published a briefing looking ahead to the EU summit this week, identifying the crucial, inevitable questions on the future of the eurozone that EU leaders have to find the answers to. The small problem that EU leaders are facing i…

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A couple of weeks ago, Eurogroup Chairman Jean-Claude Juncker politely suggested that “in Germany, the federal and local authorities are slowly losing sight of the European common good.” But after Berlin mercilessly slammed his beloved idea for a commo…

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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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In case you missed them, here are a few of Open Europe’s appearances from this week – on three very topical issues:On Tuesday, Open Europe discussed the problems with the EU’s structural funds on BBC Radio 4’s File on 4 programme. Listen to it here (wo…

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As fears of the sovereign debt crisis continues to haunt Europe, our series looking at reckless or clueless statements from politicians goes on. Today we turn to Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. In an interview with the Wall Stree…

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