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Update 1:20pm: The FT has told us that it was the German Perm Rep in Brussels that sent the FT the quote, in reply to the question: “I’m trying to understand what the German position is on this matter and I’d be keen to know whether Berlin shares the U…

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Today’s FAZ reports on a letter to German MPs from the German Association of Family Businesses (Die Familienunternehmer) which calls for “a fundamental re-calibration of the EU Treaties”. Crucially, this would entail a correction of the distri…

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The Sunday Telegraph’s front page story about a study commissioned by the European Commission into EU migrants and access to welfare has caused a bit of a stir.As we have pointed out several times before, we support the principle of free movement as it…

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Well, here’s an essential development for those of us who think reform in the EU – including “less Europe” – is fully possible.  Speaking on an interview to Deutschlandfunk radio and Phoenix TV yesterday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel sa…

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