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With Cameron due to meet two of the EU’s Presidents today – the Commission’s Jean-Claude Juncker and the Parliament’s Martin Schulz – and a third on Sunday – the Council’s Donald Tusk – attention has turned back to the UK’s demands on migration and access to welfare and an ‘emergency brake’. So where do we stand?

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Posted by Stephen Booth

With Cameron due to meet two of the EU’s Presidents today – the Commission’s Jean-Claude Juncker and the Parliament’s Martin Schulz – and a third on Sunday – the Council’s Donald Tusk – attention has turned back to the UK’s demands on migration and access to welfare and an ‘emergency brake’. So where do we stand?

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Posted by Stephen Booth

The European Commission could ask the new Portuguese government to tweak its draft budget for 2016 and implement bigger structural deficit cuts. Such a request could put Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa on a collision course with either the Commission in Brussels, or his leftist allies in Lisbon.

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Posted by Vincenzo Scarpetta

With the EU referendum campaign about to get under way there has been some background noise around the prospect of there being a second EU referendum. However, exactly how or when this might happen is unclear and confused. Open Europe’s Raoul Ruparel assesses some different potential scenarios for a second EU referendum.

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Posted by Raoul Ruparel

With the EU referendum campaign about to get under way there has been some background noise around the prospect of there being a second EU referendum. However, exactly how or when this might happen is unclear and confused. Open Europe’s Raoul Ruparel assesses some different potential scenarios for a second EU referendum.

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Posted by Raoul Ruparel