UKIP: amateurs’ night out

I took advice before even thinking about blogging this one. It came up last night on Newsnight and, predictably, the BBC made a meal of. it.With the story on the stocks, there are several ways of playing it. One twitter report had it that this was another media...

EU policy: “a jolly good disaster”

This is the man who famously praised the European Commission’s proposals to reduce greenhouse gases by 20 percent by 2020, declaring, “Surely, this is just the moment in history for which the European Union was created?”But it is that self-same...

EU politics: corruption in the EU

It is the ultimate in chutzpah for the EU to produce a report on corruption, more so when it fails to identify its own institutions as some of the primary facilitators, if not actual players.Nevertheless, the fact of the report is no bad thing. As the Commission...

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