EU budget: not a foregone conclusion

Strictly speaking, all the European Council has done is agree a “common position” on the multi-annual budget. There is no “historic budget deal”. There is no EU agreement.Says Mary Ellen Synon, Spiegel and many others, battle is not over. The...

EU regulation: criminal negligence

With the latest developments, the FSA reports that it has “already involved the police, both here and in Europe”.That is an explicit admission that imported meat is involved – which we already know, because produce of Irish and Polish origin has already...

EU regulation: let them eat horse

Horsemeat fraud: let them eat horseRichard North, 08/02/2013    Follow @eureferendum As the horsemeat scandal enters its second month, and seems to be intensifying rather than fading, not a few people are asking how it is possible that such huge quantities of burgers...

EU budget: the theatre comes to town

The British media, as usual, have been playing planting a flag on the story, the journos attempting in their tediously superficial way to turn it into a biff-bam story that their editors back home can understand.David Cameron was set up to be the hero of the hour,...
EU politics: muddying the big picture

EU politics: muddying the big picture

EU politics: muddying the big picture Richard North, 07/02/2013    Follow @eureferendum UKIP has made an interesting contribution to our understanding of the European dimension of homosexual marriage – and thus to the way we are governed – with a press release...

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