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EU politics: the irrelevance of the EU

We can add to that number Wolfgang Münchau, the doyen’s doyen who, today in the Financial Times, adds to the sum of human ignorance by declaring that, “If you are outside the EU, but inside the EEA, you have no vote on single-market policies. Norway and...

EU politics: a picture of ignorance

From the same wellspring as Mr Cameron telling us that we have to be in the EU to be part of the Single Market, we now have Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, telling us that we’ve got to be in the EU to “win” EU science...

Fisheries policy: Mackerel Wars – part II

Continuing on from Part I, where we wrote of the complexities of the dispute that has been dubbed the “Mackerel Wars”, we find a muddled piece in today’s Observer which demonstrates the difficulty in getting to grips with this subject.What is...

Fisheries policy: Mackerel Wars – part I

An illustration of just how complicated international relations can become is emerging in real time, as a long-standing dispute over North-east Atlantic mackerel (NEAM) stocks comes to a head, with British ministers meeting fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki...

Booker: in Europe and “ruled” by Geneva

It is an unfortunate headline for the Booker column this week, as it could never be said that we are “ruled” from Geneva in the same way that we are ruled from Brussels.However insidious “global governance” might be, it is largely undertaken on...
Climate change: more global warning

Climate change: more global warning

Climate change: more global warning Richard North, 26/01/2013    Follow @eureferendum A little jaunt round the neighbourhood, after a wild night.  No sign of that rain, and while we saw some thawing, it’s getting crunchy as darkness falls.  As a pedestrian, you...

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