EU

Is Cameron’s Turkish delight good for Europe’s waistline?

Petros Fassoulas  |  27 July 2010

It is safe to say that Mr Cameron is not a passionate supporter of many EU policies but if there is one that he wholeheartedly supports then that is the process of EU enlargement. But is his eagerness to accelerate Turkey's accession good for the EU?

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Managing migration

Caroline Flint MP  |  26 July 2010

We need to manage EU migration in a way that recognises how we benefit from it, but also deals with the pressures it creates - something Labour leadership contenders have been mulling over

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Cybersecurity and defence

Tal Ofer  |  8 July 2010

The Labour opposition must burnish its defence credentials by recognising the importance of cybersecurity and ensuring the government secures our cyber defences

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End of an era

Denis MacShane MP  |  5 July 2010

The defeat of Jaroslaw Kaczynski in Poland's presidential election surely brings to an end the political career of two remarkable men. But will the Tories and their European Conservative allies move on?

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No more ‘Fred the shred’ bonuses

Ben Fox  |  2 July 2010

Labour may have less power to legislate in Westminster, but in the European parliament Labour MEPs in the Socialist group still have that power, and this week succeeded in capping bonuses Europe-wide.

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Hague in the land of the damned

Petros Fassoulas  |  2 July 2010

With his wish to bump Brits up the Brussels career ladder, Mr Hague says he wants to put Britain at the heart of the EU. But he must also put the EU at the heart of Britain.

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The EU and Iran

Tal Ofer  |  18 June 2010

The EU should impose stricter trade sanctions on Iran, and ensure all member states comply with the rules to achieve a united front on the issue

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Osborne at the Mansion House

Ben Fox  |  17 June 2010

The coalition's reforms don't get to the root of the problem: light-touch regulation, which needs more to tackle it than rearranging City deckchairs

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Back to the 1980s?

Paul Richards  |  16 June 2010

As Harriet Harman opposes a government whose policies look set to raise unemployment, she's awarded a 2-1 against the coalition, as Margaret Hodge and Tory MP David Evenett win prizes for best interventions

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Round four of sanctions

Bob Glaberson  |  15 June 2010

This is just the beginning. Sensitivity to dealing with the wider Middle East is part of the solution, as is renewed and visible public backing for non-proliferation

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