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Nosemonkey's EUtopia

In search of a European identity

January 9, 2014
by Nosemonkey
Comments Off on Britain: Hiding under a duvet of doubt and debt

Britain: Hiding under a duvet of doubt and debt

Genuinely superb column by Mary Riddell in the Telegraph today. Read in full. Considering the Telegraph’s decades of hostility to the EU (it’s the paper that employs the hard anti-EU Tory Tea Partier Dan Hannan, after all, and owners the … Continue reading

June 8, 2012
by Nosemonkey
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Cameron’s confusing approach to the eurocrisis

Good points raised by the eurosceptic organisation Open Europe’s blog today about the British government’s rather bizarre, contradictory attitude(s?) towards the eurocrisis: “A German-led superstate still seems years off – if it ever will be agreed (no matter how much … Continue reading

June 2, 2012
by Nosemonkey
Comments Off on Some ideas for improving Britain’s relations with Europe

The Economist’s Political Editor David Rennie – erstwhile Charlemagne, and before that the Telegraph’s Brussels correspondent – is the single most consistently interesting and insightful commentator on EU affairs in the British Media. And other media, for that matter.

So you can imagine my geeky joy at discovering he’s written a 20,000 word analysis of the Anglo-European relationship just in time for a long Bank Holiday weekend. He provides an introduction/summary here – if you follow this blog you really should go read. Eurogeek heaven.