Euro

Sovereignty, and the loss of it

17 November 2010 10:40

The superb Slugger O’Toole blog highlights what is certainly the most resonant quote if the day: “When you borrow, you…

Another Irish Loser: Alex Salmond

15 November 2010 17:05

There are precious few heroes in Ireland today and no gods either. But not all the losers are Irish either.…

Ireland’s nightmare becomes Europe’s problem

15 November 2010 9:15

“We certainly haven’t looked to Europe.” That was the message spilling from the mouths of Irish Cabinet ministers last night…

"It’s a Very Bad Thing When Economists Start to be Interesting"

15 November 2010 3:47

Yes it is. Despite what the Irish government says, it’s now surely a matter of when Ireland has a bailout…

Cameron’s euro battle is just beginning

30 October 2010 13:18

David Cameron sold himself a hospital pass in Europe this week. His failure to secure a budget freeze has revealed…

Cameron must play his cards well to win in Europe

28 October 2010 14:49

The British media woke up this week, realising that Europe still exists. As David Cameron travels to Brussels, questions loom…

The euro crisis is an opportunity for Cameron

17 June 2010 16:14

Gerard Baker has written the cover piece for this week’s magazine and it’s a must read. In it, he explains…

Cameron’s European balancing act

17 June 2010 12:28

So David Cameron strides onto the European stage today, with his first EU summit since becoming Prime Minister. And early…

Nearing the precipice?

27 May 2010 16:22

Recent events in the Eurozone have led a number of commentators to suggest that we are nearing some repeat of…

Where will Clegg meet his Waterloo?

19 April 2010 17:20

The FT’s Jim Pickard writes: ‘Cameron will be cursing the order of the debates. He’d much prefer to be attacking…

No clear winner in the foreign affairs debate

19 April 2010 15:23

Only defuse.  That seemed to be the approach of all three participants in the Daily Politics’ foreign affairs debate this…

Clegg blows a golden opportunity

7 April 2010 9:12

Nick Clegg won’t get many opportunities to sell himself to voters and he has just been demolished on the Today…

The Euro is so great – let’s have two of them

26 March 2010 17:24

European leaders have now agreed to bail out Greece in a coordinated affair, involving the IMF and bilateral assistance. The…

Germany to the EU: no more integration

24 March 2010 10:22

A Conservative Party article of faith has been the belief that other Europeans are innately more pro-EU than the British.…

Turbo-charged fiscal crises

15 February 2010 12:35

The crisis in Greece shows just how quickly a fiscal crisis can blow up. Just two-and-a-half weeks ago, Greece was…

Promises, promises…

7 February 2008 14:11

From Is There More to Life Than Shoes: In the court case brought against him for breach of contract over…