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Three days ahead of the European Parliament elections in France, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has written a bombshell piece on Europe for French weekly Le Point and German daily Die Welt – calling for “at least half” of current EU powers to …

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Henri Guaino, a French MP from the centre-right UMP party and a former special advisor to President Nicolas Sarkozy, has an interesting interview on Europe in today’s Le Figaro. Here are some key excerpts:Q: What is the European Union, according to you…

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Die Welt’s Economic Editor Tobias Kaiser has an opinion piece in today’s paper entitled entitled “Stay with us, Brits”, in which he argues that:“Berlin needs London as a partner in the fight for fiscal reason [in the EU].” Kaiser highlight…

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If you want to get a sense of how badly the latest French local elections went for President François Hollande, have a look at today’s front page of left-leaning French daily Libération: The headline means ‘The punishment’, and it summarises the…

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