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David Cameron today announced another ‘crackdown’ on EU migrants, stating that from November, EU jobseekers “will only be able to claim Jobseeker’s Allowance and other key welfare benefits for a maximum period of 3 months.” This will halve&nb…

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Today, the UK Government has published the third batch of its reports reviewing the ‘Balance of Competences’ between the UK and the EU. We have noted before that many of the previous reports, whilst interesting on much of the detail, have for vario…

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As far as leaked tapes are concerned, this is extraordinary – and Open Europe offers the first translation of it all. Poland has been rocked by a political scandal involving the covert surveillance of senior government ministers, state officials – incl…

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At its Congress in Dublin on Friday (which also saw U2’s Bono delivering a speech), the European People’s Party (EPP) officially nominated Luxembourg’s former Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as its leading candidate for European Commission President…

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