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Could the UK sucessfully negotiate a trade deal with the US?Yesterday MEPs voted on a resolution to back defensive measures to exclude cultural and some agricultural products, such as genetically modified foods from a proposed free trade deal with the …

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Guess who?

Here’s a game for you. Guess who said the following:  11 March (part one)”We can’t leave the management of migratory flows only to the technocrats and the courts. We need a common discipline for border controls. It must be possible to sanction, su…

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Keep on moving?

For those of us obsessing about EU politics, 2011 is likely to be remembered as the year when the EU’s two flagship projects – the Single Currency and free movement – came under unparalleled strains.The former is based on utterly flawed economics, whil…

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