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Will France’s Moscovici (left) be effectively shackled by Finland’s Katainen (centre) and Latvia’s Dombrovskis (right)?The new European Commission (EC) also sees the overhaul of its approach to the Eurozone. While Pierre Moscovici holds the Econom…

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With the future of the UK seemingly hanging by a thread it is understandable that events north of the border are dominating attention, but today’s announcement of the new European Commission also has far-reaching consequences for the future of the UK’s…

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Aspiration or reality?Alex Salmond has today claimed that an independent Scotland’s (iScotland) EU membership terms could “be finalised in 18 months” i.e by March 2016. There is an obvious political reason for wishing to play down the disruption caused…

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This morning, Open Europe published a ‘mandate’ for the new European Commission – in short a series of proposals setting out what the Commission should – and shouldn’t – be doing over its five year term of office. Our mandate idea was inspired by the r…

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As we predicted might happen, the ECB surprised markets yesterday with the announcement of an interest rate cut and the purchases of private assets.Open Europe’s Raoul Ruparel has a full analysis on his Forbes blog, where he concludes:“In summation…

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