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EU politics: “selfish Norway”

This one, mercifully, is only seventeen pages, and even then we get a helpful summary in EurActiv, telling us that Norway is failing to live up to its obligations as a member of the European Economic Area (EEA), including imposing extra taxes on EU products and not...
EU politics: FUD of the day

EU politics: FUD of the day

EU politics: FUD of the day Richard North, 30/01/2013     Follow @eureferendum The dregs in the Telegraph and then the BBC, continuing the work of the “colleagues”. COMMENT...

EU Referendum: Britain “very isolated”?

Russia Today recently devoted its Cross Talk programme to the EU referendum issue, with Robert Oulds from the Bruges Group, Tony Halpin from The Times and MEP Georges Chatzimarkakis, hosted by Peter Lavelle.The video clip was brought to my attention by a reader who...

EU politics: meaningless polls

But, to add to a growing collection of meaningless polls, we see the received opinion of which “powers” should be clawed back, the top three coming in as immigration, farming subsidies and employment law.Notwithstanding that this is pure moonshine, we than...

Fisheries policy: a matter of detail

He is highly critical of the EU, asking: “How can the European Union, acting on behalf of 500 million people, find itself unable or unwilling to take strong action against an overfishing nation, in this case the Faroe Islands, with 50,000 people, or Iceland,...

EU politics: what is the point?

EU politics: what is the point? Richard North, 28/01/2013    Follow @eureferendum Thorbjørn Jagland, former prime minister of Norway, is the Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee – which recently awarded of the prize to the EU. He is also the Secretary General for...

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