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Margot Wallstrom: a failure?

A new book, to be published in Sweden today, paints a rather bleak picture of Margot Wallstrom’s stint as EU Communications Commissioner. The book, written by Swedish journalist Emily von Sydow, blatantly labels Wallstrom’s time in office a failure. Th…

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Wild claims

On 14 June 2009 the Irish Independent reported that Margot Wallstrom, European Commissioner for Communication, said during a visit to Dublin that the Lisbon Treaty would “encourage” affordable childcare in the EU.A question was tabled to her in the Eur…

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Without a hint of irony…

European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek has flown to Dublin to tell the Irish people to beware of ‘outside’ influences telling them how to vote in next month’s Lisbon Treaty referendum. He described the Lisbon No campaign as “made up of marginal gr…

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