Labour must take tougher line on ‘mass migration’ from Europe Miliband told Party is losing working class, say senior MPs, as shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander sets out EU reform plan.
Tory Eurosceptics to support David Cameron until after general election Rightwing Conservatives expect ‘moment of reckoning’ over Europe in runup to possible EU referendum if party is re-elected.
Nigel Farage accepts Clegg’s challenge to debate Britain’s EU membership Ukip leader says ‘I’ve spent years being told I’m a nutcase. I’ve got to say yes’, after Lib Dem leader proposes head-to-head.
Cameron’s EU referendum ‘timebomb’ could undermine UK position say lords Former cabinet secretary Lord Armstrong says PM should follow Thatcher’s example by being patient in EU negotiations.
Strong services data signals UK growth on track to outstrip rest of Europe PMI survey’s all-sector reading hits 15-year high, with order books growing at fastest pace since Tony Blair became PM.
Obama tries to ease NSA tensions and insists – Europe spies on US too President says intelligence services all over the world use spying programs but admits US could be damaged by revelations.
President of the European Central Bank rebuts criticisim of his Outright Monetary Transactions programme, ahead of data showing how Europe’s manufacturers fared in May Graeme Wearden
Plan A is now acknowledged to be a failure; yet it remains the default option, just extended far into the future The economist Yanis Varoufakis has an apt metaphor for Europe’s latest approach to its economic crisis. Imagine, he says, that your neighbours demanded you do a 100m sprint in under 10 seconds. They whip […]
There can be no solution to the European Union’s crisis without restructuring economic and monetary union Economic prosperity and social progress are key European Union goals. But for the past five years it has delivered neither. It has been in a double-dip recession since mid-2011, with unemployment now at a record high of 11% and no […]
Ivo Josipovic says British exit would have negative impact on trade bloc, as Croatia prepares to become 28th member state The president of the EU’s newest member, Croatia, has urged Britain not to leave but instead to help reform Europe from the inside. “The reason for us to enter is the same as yours is […]