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  1. News - World - EUROPE

    'Big beast' gatekeepers key feature of Juncker's European Commission

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:09pm by Reuters

    ... David Cameron, a vocal critic of Juncker and his support for a powerful Brussels that Cameron says could push Britons to vote to quit the European Union. Pierre Moscovici, the nominee of French ... chief. Hugo Brady, an expert on the European Union at the London School of Economics, said it was "very clever" to have appointed as deputy Timmermans, a leading veteran of European ...

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    Russia tests Nato's resolve with 'kidnap' of policeman

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:46pm by AFP

    ... to its members at a summit last week in Wales. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania emerged from five decades of Soviet occupation in the early 1990s and joined Nato and the European Union in 2004 ... bad memories. "The most disgusting thing with this kidnapping is the similarity to the actions of the inhumane dictatorship during the Soviet Union," said Tallinn-based travel agent ...

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    David Cameron lauds reform stance of new EU chief Donald Tusk

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by Reuters

    ... chief British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday said he was "delighted" with a promise from Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, newly elected to a top European Union post, ... by jobless migrants across the bloc's borderless labour market. "The European Union, and I personally, will certainly meet the concerns voiced by Britain," Tusk said. "I am ...

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    Anti-euro Alternative for Germany wins seats in Saxony state poll

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:22pm by AP

    ... for it to clear the 5 per cent hurdle needed to enter parliament. The ruling Christian Democratic Union of Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel received more than 39 per cent of the vote, but coalition partner ...

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    Italy seeks a revolution as it takes the reins of European Union

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Matteo Renzi demands bloc promotes growth, warning Europe is at crossroads and needs to win back people tired of economic decline Italy seeks New startAs it takes E.U. reins As Italy prepares to take over the European Union presidency tomorrow, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has called for a fresh start, insisting growth is essential to quelling ...

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    UK exit from EU a viable option, says report commissioned by Boris Johnson

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by AFP

    ... the European Union would be better for the city than remaining in an unreformed EU. Johnson is likely to give his backing to the report in a speech this week to launch the document, The Sunday ... is to be in a significantly reformed European Union," Lyons told The Sunday Telegraph. "But if, as an alternative, the UK leaves the EU on good terms, while adopting sensible outward-looking trading ...

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    Eurosceptics on a roll as British, Dutch voters kick off European Union elections

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 04:01pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Europe’s mammoth parliamentary elections kicked off on Thursday, with Britain and the Netherlands going to the polls in a vote that is expected to see a swing towards populist right-wing parties. The elections, spread over four days in the EU’s 28 member states, are expected to see major gains for parties bent on dismantling the European Union ...

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    Eurosceptics’ rise in British cabinet reshuffle may rebound on Cameron

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:32pm by GDN

    ... Agence France-Presse in London PM David Cameron puzzles many with reshuffle of key cabinet positions Britain walks a European tightrope David Cameron has dramatically hardened his government's Eurosceptic stance for a battle with the European Union, but may have weakened his hand and increased the risk that Britain could crash out of the 28-nation bloc, analysts said. In a purge ...

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    Angela Merkel tells British parliament European Union needs a strong UK

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:10pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London German leader tells British lawmakers of need for financial co-operation and less red tape European Union needs a strong UK, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela ... of ceremony and political purpose. Prime Minister David Cameron sees Merkel as a potential ally in reshaping the European Union and laid on lunch at his Downing Street residence and tea with Queen ...

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    David Cameron calls to congratulate Juncker, the EU president he didn’t want

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... the likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union. A spokesman for the prime minister said Cameron had phoned Juncker on Sunday to congratulate him on his successful campaign, and on securing ...




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