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The EU tradition is to make a crisis an opportunity: the UK referendum result is that opportunity

After the result, the stock taking. Forget, for a moment, talk of revenge, expressions of disappointment,  forecasts of doom or for that matter of UK independence. No one in the UK would win any election or referendum by going to … Continue reading

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President Obama and Brexit.

In an open letter to President Obama, five MPs and MEP Nigel Farage have called on the US President to stay out of the EU debate. “With so much at stake, they write, it is imperative that the question of exiting … Continue reading

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The UK referendum: Brexit and Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

Before making some points about possible outcomes in the UK referendum of June 23 on continued membership or not of the EU, and Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, I should state briefly my position on the UK and the … Continue reading

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