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Don’t ever say that the European Parliament is out of touch with the popular mood around Europe. In a press release today, the EP informs us that there are “Differing views on the road out of the debt crisis”!If the picture’s a little to small, you can…

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Don’t ever say that the European Parliament is out of touch with the popular mood around Europe. In a press release today, the EP informs us that there are “Differing views on the road out of the debt crisis”!If the picture’s a little to small, you can…

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Deja Vu

The EU looks set to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Greek bailout by… giving it another bailout.The fact that a second bailout for Greece is even being considered almost defies belief. Greece’s credit rating got downgraded again yesterday…

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As a follow-up to our much discussed report on the EU’s external aid policy, on Sunday we published a new briefing looking at the effectiveness of EU assistance to North Africa and the Middle East. The EU’s funding effort towards its Southern neighbour…

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Breaking news from Der Spiegel online suggesting that Greece is considering leaving the eurozone. According to the article a secret emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers have been called.From the article:SPIEGEL ONLINE has obtained informatio…

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While the EU wastes time and effort with internal squabbles, is anyone paying attention to its external trade agenda?Well, to be fair, the Commission has done some decent things in this area lately – the South Korea Free Trade Agreement for one. But a …

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