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It’s been yet another day of uncertainty in the eurozone, with market fears over euro debt sending shares plunging across the globe and with EU leaders all over the place.Amid the confusion, France has stepped up again with calls to strengthen the ro…

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European Council President Herman Van Rompuy got another hostile reception at the European Parliament yesterday. Briefing MEPs on last Friday’s summit of EU leaders, he did his best to play down the disagreements that dominated the summit.German Green …

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Clueless politicians

We were reminded of this spectacularly inaccurate assessment the other day (from our “How the EU-elite got it wrong on the euro” briefing):”The euro has been a rock of stability, as illustrated by the contrasting fortunes of Iceland and Ireland. Joinin…

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