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Here we go again

The European Court of Auditors has, for the 15th year in a row, today refused to sign off the EU’s accounts. EU anti-fraud Commissioner Siim Kallas anticipated this predicatable development in a piece on EUobserver yesterday in which he attempted to pi…

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There was a better way

The Economist’s Charlemagne today claims that by opposing the incredible 60 percent rise of the British contribution to the EU budget, the Conservative Party is turning its back on “such ideas as promoting free trade, the pursuit of economic growth and…

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