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PMQs: It seems that David Cameron has no desire to expand Heathrow

13 January 2016 13:34

Will the Tory party be able to come back together again after the EU referendum? Well, today’s PMQs suggested the…

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I’m not one for conspiracy theories, but something fishy is going on in Europe

12 January 2016 10:39

Having taken the piss out of Guardian columnists for their laughably painful paroxysms over the appalling attacks upon women at…

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Voters will be offered two deeply imperfect options in the EU referendum

29 December 2015 16:00

By this time next year Britain will, if the government has its way, have voted on whether or not this…

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Watch: John Redwood’s Brexit-themed Christmas fairytale

24 December 2015 10:28

It’s nearly Christmas. That means it’s the time for carols, goodwill to all men and… leaving the EU — that’s…

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PMQs: Cameron tries to bring Christmas cheer to the Commons

16 December 2015 13:29

The last PMQs before Christmas will not live long in the memory. After last week’s rather entertaining Eagle Osborne clash,…

Miguel Arias Canete, the EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner

Yes, the Paris climate deal was toothless. But it’s the EU we need to worry about

13 December 2015 14:41

Reading the Sunday newspapers, you could be forgiven for thinking an earth-shattering agreement was reached in Paris – one which outdid…

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‘The situation in Poland’ — Europe’s new scapegoat

12 December 2015 18:14

When an EU country elects a government with nationalist or Eurosceptic policies, the European Parliament calls an urgent investigation into…

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Watch: David Cameron heckled during EU speech

9 November 2015 10:42

Oh dear. David Cameron’s speech to the Confederation of British Industry got off to a shaky start today after he…

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‘European values’ won’t last long without national borders

3 November 2015 10:21

Fascinating events in Hungary where Prime Minister Viktor Orban continues to come under fire from other EU member states for…

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Non-EU countries don’t want Britain to join their club

29 October 2015 13:27

When you talk to representatives from friendly, non-EU countries about Britain’s referendum, two things strike you. First of all, nearly…

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Newsnight accused of EU bias over Owen Paterson interview

29 October 2015 9:57

After the Prime Minister was criticised yesterday for warning of the cons of leaving the EU long before his renegotiation has been…

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David Cameron’s ‘milk and honey’ intervention on the EU could be a mistake

28 October 2015 16:32

David Cameron’s decision to wade into the EU debate by dismissing the Norway option and warning that there is no…

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Poland’s shock election result has just made the EU even more of a mess

26 October 2015 21:27

European politics hardly needs more excitement, but that’s what in store after the crushing victory for the Law and Justice…

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How Stella Creasy helped boost Bernard Jenkin’s Eurosceptic cause

26 October 2015 16:25

Although Stella Creasy has proved to be one of the most vocal pro-European politicians, the Labour MP may have unwittingly…

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Exclusive: Boris declares that Japan is relaxed about Britain leaving the EU

21 October 2015 13:43

Boris Johnson has recently returned from a tour of Japan. His diary of the trip appears in this week’s issue…

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The new East-West divide: multiculturalism vs sovereignty

21 October 2015 12:05

We all know that relations with Russia are at their lowest ebb since 1991, when Boris Yeltsin brought down Communism…

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A British Bill of Rights would protect our liberty

21 October 2015 11:16

David Cameron struggles to repatriate powers from Brussels. Yet Britain can reclaim one sovereign power without negotiation. Other EU members…

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The EU is sucking up to Turkey to help reduce migration – but it could seriously backfire

15 October 2015 17:10

You might have thought, mightn’t you, that a million arrivals in a year to a single European country, Germany –…

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When will the EU referendum be?

15 October 2015 13:07

David Cameron is in Brussels today with the European Commission not hiding its irritation at the slow pace of the…

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Tory harmony is threatened by the EU referendum

9 October 2015 15:05

For all the leadership positioning, one of the striking things about Tory conference in Manchester was the level of agreement…

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BoJo gets his mojo back

8 October 2015 15:25

The Tories had a good few days in Manchester. But one Tory had a particularly good week, Boris Johnson. A…

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Has Boris just set an impossible bar for Cameron’s EU renegotiation?

6 October 2015 14:51

Boris Johnson’s speech today was the best that I have ever heard him give. It was a potent cocktail of…

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Facebook posts about the migrant crisis should be the least of Angela Merkel’s worries

1 October 2015 13:05

So the German Chancellor has just been caught on microphone talking with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: German Chancellor Angela Merkel…

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If only middle-class liberals would shut up, we might get a proper debate

28 September 2015 12:10

Why are the audiences for political debate programmes so unrepresentative of the voting population? By which I mean, why are…

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Ukip conference venue received £1 million of EU funding

25 September 2015 16:04

Nigel Farage has kicked off the first day of Ukip party conference at Doncaster Racecourse with a speech claiming that anti-EU…