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The truth about Britain's trade outside the European Union

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Is our net £10 billion contribution to the EU a price worth paying for tariff-free access to the EU market? If we left the EU with no trade deal - inconceivable given the tariff-free zone from Iceland to Turkey - our exports would face EU tariffs ...
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Poland Poses Latest Challenge to European Union

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Over the past week, top officials from the Polish government and the European Union have been involved in frantic talks aimed at defusing a dispute over what is seen in Brussels as a potential threat to the rule of law in Poland.
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Gordon Brown lays out strong defence of European Union

Irish Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Former British prime minister Gordon Brown delivered a fervent defence of Britain's membership of the European Union on Wednesday, arguing that continued membership would safeguard Britain's social rights, economic health and future security.

European Science Foundation presents 40 year archive to the European Union

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The 40-year archive of the European Science Foundation (ESF) has been officially presented to the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU) in Florence, Italy. The presentation of the archive marks a new era for ESF as it continues its evolution ...
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European Union steps up North Korea sanctions

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Brussels: The European Union has stepped up its sanctions on North Korea with near-blanket trade and travel bans after Pyongyang's latest nuclear test and rocket launch, a move going beyond new UN Security Council sanctions.

Pro-Canadian Brit wants UK to leave European Union

Toronto Star - ‎22 hours ago‎
The English fisherman who made waves around the world by flying Canadian flags on British boats during the “turbot war” wants Canada to help get his country out of the European Union. Mick Mahon's 1995 crusade at the height of Canada's battle against ...

Anti-EU sentiment worries me: Polish central bank chief

CNBC - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Poland is a member of the 28-country EU, with which Poland's ruling Euroskeptic Law and Justice Party has clashed since taking power in October.

North Korea: EU adopts new restrictions on trade, financial services, investment and transport

EU News - ‎9 hours ago‎
On 27 May 2016, the Council adopted additional restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). These measures complement and reinforce the sanctions regime imposed by United Nations Security Council (UNSC) ...

Global Energy Efficiency Policies Following In European Union's Steps

CleanTechnica - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Energy efficiency policies for commercial buildings are becoming a global focal point, following in the wake of stringent and effective policies put into place by the European Union. Empire State Building However, a new report from Navigant Research ...
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Boris Johnson as PM is 'horror scenario', says Juncker EU aide

The Guardian - ‎May 26, 2016‎
At the G7 summit in Japan, responding to a question at a press conference about Johnson's decision to compare the EU's aims to those of Adolf Hitler, Juncker said: “I'm reading in [the] papers that Boris Johnson spent part of his life in Brussels. It's ...

Energy prices in the EU in 2015 - Household electricity prices rose by 2.4%… … while household gas prices fell by 1.7%

EU News - ‎14 hours ago‎
In the European Union (EU), household electricity prices rose by 2.4% on average between the second half of 2014 and the second half of 2015 to reach €21.1 per 100 kWh.
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The European Union and the euro: this is a marriage made in hell

Irish Independent - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Of course, in a simple sense they are right, because it is possible to be in the EU and yet out of the euro - which is precisely our position.

Statement by the Spokesperson on the execution of Patrick Gabaakanye in Botswana

EU News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Following the recent execution of Patrick Gabaankanye, in Gaborone, Botswana, the European Union recalls its opposition to the use of capital punishment which can never be justified.
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Migration of European Union citizens to UK hits record high weeks before EU referendum

Evening Standard - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Migration of European Union citizens to Britain hit a record high today just weeks before the country goes to the polls for the historic referendum on Britain's membership.
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Edinburgh University backs staying in the European Union

Herald Scotland - ‎10 hours ago‎
Edinburgh University is thought to be the first higher education institution in Scotland to publicly back staying in the European Union (EU) in the run-up to June's referendum. In a joint open letter, university principal Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea ...
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G7 Leaders Say Britain's Exit from European Union a "Serious Risk"

Latin American Herald Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
The possible negative economic consequences of "Brexit" are one of the usual arguments of the proponents of the U.K.'s continued membership to the EU, including British Prime Minister, David Cameron, one of the signatories of the G7 declaration.

English football warned over "immense" effect of leaving European Union

Mirror.co.uk - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The effect on English football will be “immense” if the UK votes to leave the European Union. That is the grim warning from top football agent Sky Andrew who believes it could see the biggest stars leaving the Premier League and it could also stop ...
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PM Hasina advices UK Prime Minister Cameron not to leave European Union

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Bangladesh prime minister said leaving a union in this era of globalisation and communication needs more thought, Haque said. She said the people of the UK were to take the decision, but she thinks the UK should be in the EU, Haque said. She said ...
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