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The idea of a two-tier European Union has been the battle horse of the most integrationist politicians in the most integrationist member states for decades. No surprise, one feel suspicious to see it becoming the flagship proposal of the United Kingdom. But we better listen carefully to what the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne… » read more

Posted by Paolo Vacca

During a news conference in Warsaw some weeks before the parliamentary elections, Beata Szydło, then deputy leader of Poland’s conservative Law and Justice party and now designated prime minister, called on the Polish government to abandon the idea of adopting the euro and promised that her government’s first decision would be to close down the… » read more

Posted by Paolo Vacca

The new Tory government resulting from the UK general election will surely face many challenges, but two will overshadow all others: redefining the UK’s position in the European Union and Scotland’s position in the UK. Both will deeply affect the future of the UK, its role in the world and possibly its own existence as… » read more

Posted by Paolo Vacca