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Britain to overtake France as second largest EU economy
EUobserver, 7 July 2014

Tory revolt over EU police powers
Sunday Times, 6 July 2014

Juncker’s ‘steamroller’ sidekick flattens UK hopes of top EU job
Sunday Times, 6 July 2014

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Google has become the victim of digital censors
by Fraser Nelson - Daily Telegraph
4 July 2014

After 2020, all EU members will have to adopt the euro
by Andrew Lilico - Daily Telegraph
1 July 2014

Why I still believe Britain can do business in Europe
by David Cameron MP - Daily Telegraph
29 June 2014

Juncker is product of EU messianic project that turns friends into foes
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph
22 June 2014

UK could make its way in the world outside EU
by Roger Bootle - Daily Telegraph
22 June 2014

Nothing about the EU is ever quite what we’re told
by Christopher Booker - Sunday Telegraph
21 June 2014

There is life after Europe, but let us stop the triumphalism
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph
10 June 2014

We should quit EU if Britain's national sovereignty is not 'considerably restored'
by Liam Halligan - Daily Telegraph
31 May 2014

European Court wrong to tear up part of index to the internet library
by David Pannick QC - The Times
29 May 2014

Europe's centre crumbles as Socialists immolate themselves on altar of EMU
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph
21 May 2014

A Euro referendum – soon – would give Ed Miliband his only chance to shape Britain's future
by Dan Hodges - Daily Telegraph
20 May 2014

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JULY
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Britain to overtake France as second largest EU economy
EUobserver, 7 July 2014

German industrial production sees surprise drop in May
BBC News, 7 July 2014

Tory revolt over EU police powers
Sunday Times, 6 July 2014

Juncker’s ‘steamroller’ sidekick flattens UK hopes of top EU job
Sunday Times, 6 July 2014

Greek aid threatened by court rulings on pay
The Guardian, 6 July 2014

Italian PM attacks Bundesbank over claim Rome risks eurozone recovery
The Guardian, 4 July 2014

Judges to cross-examine Barroso in tobacco lobby case
EUobserver, 3 July 2014

Match Tory EU referendum promise, Unite union tells Miliband
The Times, 3 July 2014

ECB issues forward guidance on rates
BBC News, 3 July 2014

Unite to press Ed Miliband for EU referendum pledge
BBC News, 2 July 2014

EU referendum bill raises 'serious' possibilty of exit, says MP
Daily Telegraph, 2 July 2014

Juncker revenge leaves Britain at risk of missing plum jobs
The Times, 2 July 2014

Four EU commissioners give up posts, become MEPs
EUobserver, 2 July 2014

Nick Clegg defeats Lib Dem bid to guarantee EU referendum
The Guardian, 1 July 2014

Schulz elected EP president again, promises to fight for more powers
EUobserver, 1 July 2014

Anger over 'stitch-up' as Juncker deal secures rival Schulz lucrative parliament post
Daily Telegraph, 1 July 2014

Dutch MPs take lead to weaken EU prosecutor plans
EUobserver, 1 July 2014

Eurozone recovery looks ‘fragile’ as manufacturing growth stutters
Daily Telegraph, 1 July 2014


JUNE
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David Cameron boosted in the polls by 'Juncker Effect'
Daily Telegraph, 30 June 2014

Ministers are forced to rubber stamp EU rules against their will, former adviser says
Daily Telegraph, 30 June 2014

Baroness Ashton's EU diplomatic service 'inadequate' and 'beset' with problems
Daily Telegraph, 30 June 2014

Cameron buries hatchet to woo Juncker on EU reform
The Times, 30 June 2014

First UK poll after Juncker battle shows rising support for EU exit
Reuters, 30 June 2014

Former EU officials and an MEP land 'revolving door' jobs
EUobserver, 30 June 2014

EC vice president says UK exit 'would be very bad news'
BBC News, 30 June 2014

Eurozone inflation remains at 0.5%
BBC News, 30 June 2014

Blair advises Milosevic’s former ally on joining EU
Sunday Times, 29 June 2014

Merkel offers Cameron olive branch after Juncker vote
The Guardian, 28 June 2014

EU signs pact that provoked confrontation with Russia
BBC News, 27 June 2014

EU backs Juncker to head Commission in blow to UK
BBC News, 27 June 2014

Cameron warns EU leaders over Juncker appointment
The Guardian, 27 June 2014

EU leaders to review 'Spitzenkandidat' process
EUobserver, 27 June 2014

German media go cool on Jean-Claude Juncker over speaking engagements
The Guardian, 26 June 2014

Angela Merkel will back Jean-Claude Juncker despite UK opposition
Daily Telegraph, 25 June 2014

Albania to begin EU accession talks as David Cameron drops opposition
Daily Telegraph, 25 June 2014

Administrative blunder sees MEP walk free from corruption probe
EUobserver, 25 June 2014

Juncker’s management style stirs doubt as summit nears
Financial Times, 24 June 2014

EU urges Ireland to maintain austerity
EUobserver, 24 June 2014

No 10 says Cameron has secured EU vote over Juncker
BBC News, 23 June 2014

Blow to David Cameron as EU snubs British demands for reform
Daily Telegraph, 23 June 2014

Cameron faces defeat over Juncker
The Times, 23 June 2014

David Cameron to meet Van Rompuy amid showdown over Brussels job
The Guardian, 23 June 2014

A third of euro zone banks need capital to survive stress tests
EUobserver, 23 June 2014

Cameron's Juncker concerns shared by European leaders - Osborne
The Guardian, 23 June 2014

Italy to push for 'United States of Europe' when it holds the EU presidency
Daily Telegraph, 22 June 2014

British people favour leaving the European Union, according to poll
The Observer, 22 June 2014

PM to call 'unprecedented' vote on Juncker EU appointment
BBC News, 22 June 2014

Minister issues warning on Britain's future in EU
The Guardian, 22 June 2014

China’s banking leader rejects fears over British exit from EU
BBC News, 18 June 2014

Cameron says he is not alone in opposing Juncker as EC president
The Guardian, 18 June 2014

Reform proposal to limit powers of EU anti-fraud staff
EUobserver, 18 June 2014

Clegg may switch stance on in-out EU referendum
The Times, 18 June 2014

Cameron vows to oppose Juncker EU boss candidacy 'to the end'
BBC News, 17 June 2014

Italian PM seeks austerity relief in return for Juncker backing
The Guardian, 17 June 2014

Diseased meat could end up on our dinner plates thanks to new EU food laws
Daily Express, 17 June 2014

Independent Scotland has 'nil' chance of keeping UK's EU opt-outs – Major
The Guardian, 17 June 2014

Cameron faces bruising defeat over Juncker as Merkel digs in
The Times, 17 June 2014

Falling EU inflation may spark central bank moves
EUobserver, 17 June 2014

'Die is cast' for Jean-Claude Juncker to take the EU's top job
Daily Telegraph, 16 June 2014

Tories turn on Cameron for backing Albania to join EU
Sunday Times, 15 June 2014

EU official says response to economic crisis is flawed
EUobserver, 14 June 2014

Blow to Cameron as centrist MEPs back Juncker for
EU commission job

The Guardian, 13 June 2014

Mayor of Venice resigns after EU funds corruption inquiry
BBC News, 13 June 2014

EU to limit production of biofuels from food crops
The Guardian, 13 June 2014

EU referendum bill likely after Bob Neill comes third in backbench ballot
The Guardian, 12 June 2014

Brussels demands 6bn hike to budget from UK
Daily Express, 12 June 2014

EP leaders tell Van Rompuy to nominate Juncker
EUobserver, 12 June 2014

Anti-euro party joins Conservative group of MEPs
BBC News, 12 June 2014

UK and Germany vote against each other most often in European council
The Guardian, 11 June 2014

Cameron fails in late-night plea to block EU federalist Juncker
The Guardian, 11 June 2014

John Bercow backs referendum on EU membership
The Guardian, 10 June 2014

Angela Merkel still backing Juncker for EU top job
BBC News, 10 June 2014

Nick Clegg alters stance on MEP powers
BBC News, 10 June 2014

Labour opposes Juncker as he would 'make reform of the EU harder'
The Guardian, 9 June 2014

David Cameron and Angela Merkel to discuss EU future
BBC News, 9 June 2014

Plot to freeze out 'Junck the drunk'
Sunday Times, 8 June 2014

Christine Lagarde: I'm not a candidate for European Commission president
Daily Telegraph, 6 June 2014

The new battle for Europe as Juncker lashes out
The Times, 6 June 2014

EU hopeful Jean-Claude Juncker criticises British press
BBC News, 6 June 2014

Mario Draghi takes historic gamble with negative rates but still stops short of QE
Daily Telegraph, 5 June 2014

Defiant Juncker ready to offer Britain a ‘fair deal’ on Europe
The Times, 5 June 2014

European Central Bank imposes negative interest rates on banks
The Guardian, 5 June 2014

Cameron in 'candid' talks with Merkel over arch-federalist Juncker
Daily Telegraph, 5 June 2014

Ireland facing big fine for overclaiming CAP funds
EUobserver, 5 June 2014

Merkel pleads for Britain not to leave the EU over Juncker
Daily Telegraph, 5 June 2014

Mayor of Venice arrested over EU-funded project
EUobserver, 5 June 2014

EU reform at the heart of the Queen's Speech
Daily Telegraph, 4 June 2014

Merkel turns to Lagarde for next leader of Europe
The Times, 4 June 2014

Flagging prices seal deal on ECB stimulus
The Times, 4 June 2014

France falls victim to EU's economic powers
EUobserver, 3 June 2014

Nine-in-10 EU voters cannot name Jean-Claude Juncker
Daily Telegraph, 3 June 2014

Fall in eurozone inflation puts pressure on ECB to act
Daily Telegraph, 3 June 2014

EU orders France to 'step up' austerity cuts
Daily Telegraph, 2 June 2014

EU should be run by people who 'get' need for reform, says David Cameron
The Guardian, 2 June 2014

David Cameron accused of 'blackmail' over European Union power struggle
The Guardian, 2 June 2014

EU states at odds over Juncker
EUobserver, 2 June 2014

Eurozone recovery blighted by slowdown in manufacturing
Daily Telegraph, 2 June 2014

Cameron warned UK might quit EU over president - Spiegel
BBC News, 1 June 2014

Labour MPs urge leadership to curb free movement within EU
The Observer, 1 June 2014

Cameron says Juncker's appointment would 'politicise European commission'
The Guardian, 1 June 2014

Europe's banks brace for interest rate cuts, with Mario Draghi expected to act
The Guardian, 1 June 2014


MAY
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Row brews as Angela Merkel backs Juncker as EU chief
BBC News, 31 May 2014

France ignores Cameron and pushes for federalist EU chief
The Times, 30 May 2014

Treasury opposes EU call for 'yet more money'
BBC News, 29 May 2014

Tory EP group seeks alliance with new German anti-EU party
EUobserver, 29 May 2014

European families get £30m in child benefit from UK
The Times, 28 May 2014

UK hails progress in EU reform agenda after Brussels dinner
BBC News, 28 May 2014

EU power struggle as Cameron tries to stop Juncker getting top job
The Guardian, 28 May 2014

Leaders agree to review EU agenda at Brussels summit
BBC News, 28 May 2014

France in 14bn-euro tax black hole
BBC News, 28 May 2014

EU leaders decline to endorse Juncker
EUobserver, 28 May 2014

Cameron and Hollande urge EU reform at Brussels summit
BBC News, 27 May 2014

France's Hollande calls for reform of 'remote' EU
BBC News, 27 May 2014

Brussels too big and too bossy, Cameron tells EU leaders
BBC News, 27 May 2014

Miliband under pressure as Labour splits over how to win back voters
The Guardian, 27 May 2014

EU leaders digest anti-establishment vote
EUobserver, 27 May 2014

Scottish fast-track EU membership plan not credible, say MPs
The Guardian, 27 May 2014

Pro-referendum Greens beat Lib Dems to come fourth in European poll
BBC News, 26 May 2014

Scotland will be outside EU, says foreign minister
The times, 26 May 2014

German Eurosceptics gain votes in blow for Angela Merkel
Daily Telegraph, 26 May 2014

German magazine editor votes twice in EU elections
EUobserver, 26 May 2014

Italy's Grillo wins 20 seats in the European Parliament
EUobserver, 26 May 2014

Mario Draghi hints at ECB rate cut to avoid deflation
The Guardian, 26 May 2014

Almost half of Czechs think EU vote is 'useless'
EUobserver, 25 May 2014

UK set to continue low turnout trend for EU vote
EUobserver, 23 May 2014

Huge police turnout ordered for EU elections to prevent fraud and coercion
The Times, 23 May 2014

Vote for Schulz to ensure a German commission president, says ad
EUobserver, 23 May 2014

Irish and Czechs go to the polls on Friday
EUobserver, 23 May 2014

Dutch and UK vote in European Parliament elections
BBC News, 22 May 2014

Voters heading to polls for European and council elections
BBC News, 22 May 2014

Sarkozy calls for end of EU's visa-free Schengen area
Daily Telegraph, 22 May 2014

Thousands able to vote twice in EU elections
EUobserver, 22 May 2014

Civil society to reveal Dutch results despite EU ban
EUobserver, 22 May 2014

Lib Dems braced for complete wipeout in European parliamentary elections
The Guardian, 21 May 2014

10,000 EU officials better paid than David Cameron
Daily Telegraph, 21 May 2014

UK reacts to Google 'right to be forgotten' EU ruling
BBC News, 21 May 2014

No 10 tries to block Martin Schulz’s bid for Commission presidency
The Times, 19 May 2014

Voters back anti-bailout parties in Greece's local elections
The Guardian, 19 May 2014

Tory EU exit campaign if no reform, says minister
BBC News, 17 May 2014

Italian economy shrinks again
EUobserver, 16 May 2014

Nick Clegg indicates he won't block in/out vote
Daily Telegraph, 15 May 2014

Eurozone economic growth loses momentum
BBC News, 15 May 2014

Schulz's presidential perks stay in the spotlight
EUobserver, 15 May 2014

Ex-MP and convicted paedophile ask Google to ‘forget’ them after EU ruling
The Times, 15 May 2014

German vice-chancellor says EU also to blame on Ukraine
EUobserver, 14 May 2014

Deflation in eurozone ‘endangers UK recovery’
The Times, 14 May 2014

EU keen to sign Moldova pact despite Russia threats
EUobserver, 13 May 2014

MEPs spend £8m over two years on 'fact-finding' missions
Daily Telegraph, 12 May 2014

EU bullied Ireland into £52bn bailout to protect banks
The Times, 9 May 2014

Most Europeans not interested in EU elections: poll
EUobserver, 9 May 2014

Barroso: UK will not stop EU from building much closer union
Daily Telegraph, 8 May 2014

ECB holds rates but Draghi hints at policy change
BBC News, 8 May 2014

EU 'bullied' Ireland into bailout, former Barroso aide says
EUobserver, 8 May 2014

EU aims to dodge UK veto over road vehicle data
BBC News, 6 May 2014

UK anger over 'secret' EU financial transaction tax plan
Daily Telegraph, 6 May 2014

EU to start renegotiating relations with Switzerland
EUobserver, 6 May 2014

OECD urges European Central Bank to act over low inflation
The Guardian, 6 May 2014

EU nears deal on 'step-by-step' transactions tax
EUobserver, 6 May 2014

EU benefits to British trade are 'imaginary'
Daily Telegraph, 5 May 2014

No UK trade benefit from EU membership - Civitas report
BBC News, 5 May 2014

France to break eurozone spending cuts promise, shows EU forecast
Daily Telegraph, 5 May 2014

Cameron 'will make sure EU referendum takes place'
BBC News, 2 May 2014

Dutch threatened to quit euro over EU dictatorship
The Times, 2 May 2014

Slovakia's eurosceptics end EU honeymoon
EUobserver, 2 May 2014

Pension tax fear after EU ruling
The Times, 1 May 2014


APRIL
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City under threat after EU Court dismisses UK 'Tobin tax' challenge
Daily Telegraph, 30 April 2014

Corruption probes into EU staff on the rise
EUobserver, 30 April 2014

Scots cool about future in EU, research shows
The Times, 29 April 2014

'UK should get out of the EU,' says former French PM
Daily Telegraph, 29 April 2014

Cameron would quit as PM if he could not deliver EU referendum pledge
The Independent, 28 April 2014

Anti-EU vote could rise above 30% in European elections, says thinktank
The Guardian, 28 April 2014

Labour would give parliament say in choosing EU commissioner
The Guardian, 28 April 2014

Departing MEPs get final payoff of up to £157,000
The Observer, 27 April 2014

17 arrest warrants a day issued on EU orders
Sunday Telegraph, 27 April 2014

LibDems told to expect to lose all MEPs in Euro elections 'bloodbath'
Daily Telegraph, 27 April 2014

£3bn fear for City as Britain faces defeat on EU share tax
The Times, 25 April 2014

EU vulnerable to corruption, says report
EUobserver, 24 April 2014

Start fracking now, EU urges Merkel
The Times, 23 April 2014

Euro austerity endangers Spain's road users
Daily Telegraph, 22 April 2014

MEPs upset over Schulz's double role as president and candidate
EUobserver, 17 April 2014

Spain investigates £1.5bn embezzlement of EU funds
Daily Telegraph, 16 April 2014

'Porn without borders' is key benefit of EU, says leading MEP
Daily Telegraph, 15 April 2014

EU 'Bill of Rights' becoming a reality, says European Commission
Daily Telegraph, 15 April 2014

UK has 'moral duty' to give Supreme Court power over European Court of Justice
Daily Telegraph, 14 April 2014

ECB hints at further stimulus to combat low inflation
BBC News, 13 April 2014

ECB may inject more money into weaker eurozone nations
The Guardian, 12 April 2014

EU commission pressured to release bribery inquiry documents
EUobserver, 11 April 2014

Diplomat who won EU exit essay prize silenced by government
Daily Telegraph, 10 April 2014

ECB money-printing or negative rates just 'a question of timing', says IMF
Daily Telegraph, 10 April 2014

Kent MP's EU 'referendum' result announced
BBC News, 10 April 2014

Germany risks EU fines with record current account surplus
Daily Telegraph, 10 April 2014

Top economists warn Germany that EMU crisis as dangerous as ever
Daily Telegraph, 9 April 2014

EU snooping powers in turmoil after European court ruling
Daily Telegraph, 9 April 2014

Italy wants to ease EU's fiscal rules
EUobserver, 9 April 2014

Quitting EU would make Britain £1.3bn better off, says Brexit prize winner
The Times, 8 April 2014

Civil servant wins €100,000 prize with 'Brexit' blueprint
Daily Telegraph, 8 April 2014

Fears police may be overusing EU snooping powers
Daily Telegraph, 8 April 2014

EU data laws struck down by court ruling
Daily Telegraph, 8 April 2014

Top EU court rejects EU-wide data retention law
BBc News, 8 April 2014

Britain's plans to rejoin European Arrest Warrant could be thwarted by EU states
Daily Telegraph, 7 April 2014

MEPs accuse commission of blocking EU statistics 'whistleblower'
EUobserver, 7 April 2014

Germany points to France's deficit commitments
EUobserver, 7 April 2014

Baroness Ashton will be paid £400,000 by the EU to do nothing
Daily Telegraph, 5 April 2014

France sparks EU row by asking for more time to make budget cuts
Daily Telegraph, 3 April 2014

ECB sits on its hands despite deflation risk
Daily Telegraph, 3 April 2014

Six commissioners head for EU election campaign trail
EUobserver, 3 April 2014

HMRC takes hit in Europe over Three
The Times, 2 April 2014

Eurozone ministers agree to pay Greece €8.3bn
EUobserver, 2 April 2014

ECB urged to act as eurozone inflation falls to five-year low
The Times, 1 April 2014

 


MARCH
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Austerity cuts to pay EU ‘will tear Greece apart’
The Times, 31 March 2014

Eurozone inflation falls to 0.5% in March
BBC News, 31 March 2014

Britain's EU clout is a myth, says Civitas report
Sunday Telegraph, 30 March 2014

EU cap on doctors’ hours costs NHS £750m
Sunday Times, 30 March 2014

French refuse to join backers of EU reform
Daily Telegraph, 28 March 2014

Tories claim backing from Germany on EU stance
The Guardian, 28 March 2014

Germany in renewed push for EU treaty change
EUobserver, 28 March 2014

Euro parliament president accused of 'political hijack’
Daily Telegraph, 27 March 2014

Spain set to miss EU budget deficit target
EUobserver, 27 March 2014

EU Arrest Warrant: MPs demand Commons vote
BBC News, 26 March 2014

Britons sceptical of success in Cameron's EU renegotiation bid
Reuters, 24 March 2014

Britain should be able to repeal EU laws, peers say
Daily Telegraph, 24 March 2014

Greek dairy farmers and their MPs risk IMF bailout over EU's most costly milk
The Guardian, 24 March 2014

EU takes Britain to court over benefits controls
Sunday Telegraph, 23 March 2014

Spain euro austerity: Huge Madrid protest turns violent
BBC News, 23 March 2014

Russia hints at tit-for-tat response to EU sanctions over Crimea
The Guardian, 22 March 2014

Labour MP: 'My party doesn't trust voters over EU referendum'
Daily Telegraph, 21 March 2014

Draghi given the power to shut Europe’s failing banks
The Times, 21 March 2014

Independent Scotland 'must wait until 2016 to apply for EU membership'
Daily Telegraph, 21 March 2014

Ukraine crisis: EU signs association deal
BBC News, 21 March 2014

EU leaders divided over new sanctions to punish Russia
Daily Telegraph, 20 March 2014

Greek public sector paralysed by strike over job cuts
The Times, 20 March 2014

Europe’s protectionist rules ‘could cost 200,000 jobs’
The Times, 19 March 2014

UK must take 'muscular' approach to defend the City against EU
Daily Telegraph, 18 March 2014

Deflation fear raises prospect of ECB pushing button on QE
The Times, 18 March 2014

Threat of voter fraud haunts EU vote in Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia
Euobserver, 18 March 2014

Eurozone inflation slides to lowest level since October
Daily Telegraph, 17 March 2014

Crimea: EU poised to respond with 'limited’ Russia sanctions
EUobserver, 17 March 2014

Extremism is fuelled by European elite, says Liam Fox
The Times, 17 March 2014

Juncker and Schulz in favour of eurobonds
EUobserver, 17 March 2014

David Cameron sets out agenda for EU reform
The Guardian, 16 March 2014

David Cameron: my seven targets for a new EU
Sunday Telegraph, 16 March 2014

EU citizenship for sale for 180,000 euros
Daily Telegraph, 14 March 2014

The benefits of buying EU citizenship
Daily Telegraph, 14 March 2014

MEPs back EU-wide public prosecutor's office
EUobserver, 13 March 2014

Ed Miliband's pledge of an "unlikely" EU referendum leaves business leaders divided
The Guardian, 12 March 2014

Scots steel industry ‘at risk from European red tape’
The Times, 12 March 2014

Labour MPs accuse Miliband of a 'shoddy compromise' for ruling out EU referendum
Daily Mail, 11 March 2014

Ed Miliband will not hold an EU referendum
Daily Telegraph, 11 March 2014

Ed Miliband says in/out referendum on Europe is unlikely
The Guardian, 11 March 2014

John Humphrys: BBC not sufficiently sceptical about Europe
Daily Telegraph, 11 March 2014

Mark Carney: Independent Scotland must sign up for the euro to join the EU
Daily Telegraph, 11 March 2014

Top German body calls for QE blitz to avert EU deflation trap
Daily Telegraph, 10 March 2014

British aid given by EU to train Ukrainian riot troops
Daily Telegraph, 10 March 2014

Talks on how to wind down failing European banks enter critical stage
The Guardian, 10 March 2014

EPP choice is setback for UK's hopes of reform
The Times, 8 March 2014

Soros: German economic policy is a threat to the European Union
Daily Telegraph, 8 March 2014

Greece to miss deadline for rescue loan deal
Daily Telegraph, 8 March 2014

Merkel backs call for EU school lessons to counter 'growing Euro-scepticism'
Daily Telegraph, 7 March 2014

Draghi ‘running out of time on deflation’ as ECB holds rates
The Times, 7 March 2014

EU warned over 'appeasing' Putin
Daily Mail, 6 March 2014

Ukraine PM, EU leaders taking soft line on Crimea
EUobserver, 6 March 2014

Scotland has no plans for life outside EU
The times, 6 March 2014

European Central Bank keeps interest rates at 0.25%
BBC News, 6 March 2014

EU law may force RBS and Lloyds to become English
BBC News, 5 March 2014

EU demands extra £2.5bn to plug massive another black hole in budget
Daily Mail, 5 March 2014

Osborne ambushes Lib Dems in the Cabinet with demand for an EU referendum
Daily Mail, 5 March 2014

Latest regulations from Brussels will cost British businesses £1.3bn a year
The Times, 4 March 2014

Low inflation danger to eurozone, says Mario Draghi
Daily Telegraph, 3 March 2014

Labour rejects left's candidate for next European commission president
The Guardian, 1 March 2014

MP's EU 'referendum' gets under way in Rochester and Strood
BBC News, 1 March 2014

Schulz approved as Socialist candidate for commission presidency
EUobserver, 1 March 2014

 


FEBRUARY
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David Cameron considering setting out powers he wants handed back from EU
The Guardian, 28 February 201
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Angela Merkel dents David Cameron's hopes for overhaul of European Union
Daily Telegraph, 28 February 2014

Cyprus faces fresh bailout uncertainty after privatisation vote
Reuters, 28 February 2014

Industry bosses demand action on EU rules driving soaring energy prices
EUobserver, 28 February 2014

MEPs: EU-wide arrest warrant needs deep reform
EUobserver, 27 February 2014

Chancellor arrives on crutches to defend the European dream
The Times, 27 February 2014

'Antici protocols' shed light on EU crisis summits
EUobserver, 27 February 2014

Germans and Brits back EU vetoes for national parliaments
EUobserver, 27 February 2014

Angela Merkel to exhort Britain to remain in EU
The Guardian, 26 February 2014

Britain should keep open possibility of joining euro, says Labour frontbencher
The Guardian, 26 February 2014

Miliband to shift policy on an EU referendum
The Times, 26 February 2014

We need €5bn by Friday or we go bust, Kiev tells EU
The Times, 26 February 2014

Angela Merkel ready to offer Britain limited EU opt-outs
The Guardian, 25 February 2014

French to break deficit promise to EU
Daily Telegraph, 25 February 2014

European economy faces a ‘lost decade’
The Times, 25 February 2014

‘Time running out’ for eurozone banking union
The Times, 25 February 2014

Scottish voters are warned of VAT ‘bombshell’ from Brussels
The Times, 24 February 2014

Greece resumes talks over bailout funds
The Times, 24 February 2014

David Cameron hoping for Merkel support over EU negotiations
Daily Telegraph, 23 February 2014

Eurocrats take the gravy train back to their old schools
SundayTimes, 23 February 2014

Greece and creditors guilty of 'denialism' over public health crisis
EUobserver, 21 February 2014

ECB unveils £904m profit on euro crisis bonds
Financial Times, 21 February 2014

Greece needs further £33bn bailout say economists of Bruegel think-tank
Wall Street Journal, 20 February 2014

Van Rompuy adds to doubt over Scotland's post poll EU membership
The Herald, 20 February 2014

No2EU bid for European Parliament seats offers 'left-wing rival to UKIP'
The Times, 20 February 2014

Sceptics face a Lib Dem block on Brussels job
The Times, 20 February 2014

We could be wiped out in European elections, Lib Dem president warns
The Times, 20 February 2014

Merkel: Progress on financial transactions tax by May important
Reuters, 19 February 2014

IMF urges European Central Bank to mull cutting interest rates below zero
The Guardian, 19 February 2014

Britain, Netherlands and Sweden refuse to sign off
EU accounts

EUobserver, 19 February 2014

Hollande seeks to play leading role in blueprint
for the EU

The Times, 19 February 2014

EU migrants face new barrier to accessing UK state benefits
The Guardian, 19 February 2014

Troika to return to Greece in search of debt deal
EUobserver, 18 February 2014

Eurozone countries should form United States of Europe, says EC vice-president
The Guardian, 17 February 2014

EU Financial Transactions Tax would cost UK pensions billions
Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2014

Hollande and Merkel plan EU 'revival'
EUobserver, 17 February 2014

OECD: Germany must accept higher inflation or damage eurozone
Daily Telegraph, 16 February 2014

Independent Scotland 'would find it extremely difficult to join EU'
The Guardian, 16 February 2014

Merkel vetoes 'quick aid' for Greece ahead of EU elections
Kathimerini, 16 February 2014

Conservative backbenchers ready to rebel over EU warrants
Daily Telegraph, 14 February 2014

Migration in the EU 'has caused strains,' admits José Manuel Barroso
The Guardian, 14 February 2014

UK supreme court president says idea that European courts can overrule parliament 'little short of offensive'
The Guardian, 14 February 2014

Youth unemployment in Greece rises to over 60%
The Times, 14 February 2014

EU's negative impact on British lives revealed
Daily Telegraph, 13 February 2014

Greece jobless rate hits new record of 28%
BBC News, 13 February 2014

New EU bid to take control of taxation as Commission casts corporate taxes as 'state aid'
EUobserver, 12 February 2014

PM urged to oppose Brussels' plans for a ports regulator
Daily Telegraph, 12 February 2014

EU 'secretly spent £320 million on surveillance drone development'
Daily Telegraph, 12 February 2014

GMO maize vote highlights 'absurd' EU rules
EUobserver, 11 February 2014

Commissioner: 70 per cent of UK's laws are now made in Brussels
Daily Mail, 11 February 2014

Children with cancer 'denied drugs because of EU rules'
BBC News, 11 February 2014

EU approves more GM maize despite opposition from most government
BBC News, 11 February 2014

German eurosceptics on the rise ahead of EU elections
EUobserver, 11 February 2014

Schaeuble: German court decision no threat to eurozone
Daily Telegraph, 11 February 2014

MEPs set scene for EU top jobs battle
EUobserver, 11 February 2014

EU warns Switzerland after anti-migrant vote
EUobserver, 10 February 2014

Commissioner: ECB's 'big bazooka' has ammo to preserve euro
Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2014

British politicians 'pander to prejudice and xenophobia' over immigration, says EU commissioner
Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2014

Will 'forensic' Lilley land plum Brussels job?
Daily Telegraph, 9 February 2014

German constitutional judges refer ECB policy to Europe's highest court
The Guardian, 7 February 2014

German court: 'important reasons to assume' ECB bond-buying is illegal
Daily Telegraph, 7 February 2014

Trade deficit narrows as exports of British goods hit a record high last year
Daily Mail, 7 February 2014

Outgoing EU commissioners plan 'legacy' booklet
EUobserver, 7 February 2014

Swiss referendum may jeopardise EU single market accord
EUobserver, 7 February 2014

Angela Merkel fumes at US diplomat's curse of EU
Daily Telegraph, 7 February 2014

US official apologises to EU counterparts for undiplomatic language
The Guardian, 6 February 2014

Dutch would be 'better off' if they left the euro
Daily Telegraph, 6 February 2014

Ministers time-wasting on bank union talks, MEPs say
EUobserver, 6 February 2014

ECB rejects deflation fears as it holds rates at 0.25%
BBC News, 6 February 2014

Greece seeks enhanced co-operation on financial transaction tax
European Voice, 6 February 2014

Eurozone retail sales fall sharply in December
BBC News, 5 February 2014

Third Greek bailout to be worth €10-20bn
EUobserver, 3 February 2014

Germany preparing third financial rescue for Greece
The Guardian, 3 February 2014

David Cameron vows to continue fight for EU referendum after Lords block bill
The Independent, 1 February 2014

 


JANUARY
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EU referendum bill killed off by Labour and Lib Dems
The Guardian, 31 January 2014

Cameron and Hollande differ over reforms to EU
BBc News, 31 January 2014

Independent Scotland could join EU in 18 months, says expert
BBc News, 30 January 2014

Germany's Schaeuble sees need for separate eurozone parliament
EUobserver, 29 January 2014

EU has secret plan for police to 'remote stop' cars
Daily Telegraph, 29 January 2014

UK government to use court case to establish limitations of EU charter
The Guardian, 29 January 2014

Bailout troika 'in breach' of EU human rights laws
EUobserver, 29 January 2014

Greece bailout: MEPs land in Athens to investigate effect of troika's loans
The Guardian, 29 January 2014

EU-wide protest movements set for gains in European elections
EUobserver, 28 January 2014

Lithuania expresses 'will' to join euro in 2015
EUobserver, 28 January 2014

David Cameron says EU immigration at 'reasonable level'
BBC News, 27 January 2014

Cameron faces triple Euro-revolt
Sunday Times, 26 January 2014

France could destroy the euro, says Christopher Pissarides
Daily Telegraph, 25 January 2014

EU Referendum Bill: Peers delay legislation
BBC News, 24 January 2014

Lawyers divided over Scotland's EU plans
EUobserver, 24 January 2014

Cameron: EU obsessed with ‘unjustified’ red tape
The Times, 24 January 2014

Treasury mandarins to campaign against Britain leaving the EU
Daily Mail, 24 January 2014

European court deals blow to Britain with short-selling ban
The Times, 23 January 2014

Crippled eurozone to face fresh debt crisis this year, warns ex-ECB strongman Axel Weber
Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2014

EU referendum bill faces death by a thousand cuts
The Times, 22 January 2014

Trust in EU at an all time low latest figures show
Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2014

Serbia begins EU membership talks
BBC News, 21 January 2014

Hague: Independent Scotland must 'reapply' for EU membership
BBC News, 17 January 2014

Rachida Dati backs Cameron on EU
BBC News, 16 January 2014

Chancellor George Osborne: 'EU is falling behind'
Daily Telegraph, 15 January 2014

'Reform or we leave EU,' warns British chancellor
EUobserver, 15 January 2014

David Cameron to demand EU treaty reform to 'save' City of London
The Guardian, 15 January 2014

Conservatives will fight for EU reform, says William Hague
BBC News, 13 January 2014

UK 'working on benefit restrictions' for EU migrants
BBC News, 12 January 2014

William Hague rejects Tory MPs' demand for EU veto
The Guardian, 12 January 2014

Brussels slaps down British threats to rewrite immigration rules
The Guardian, 12 January 2014

95 Tory MPs call for EU law veto
Sunday Telegraph, 11 January 2013

EU Referendum Bill clears first Lords hurdle amid delay warnings
BBC News, 10 January 2014

Anger as Peers say public cannot be trusted on EU vote
Daily Telegraph, 10 January 2014

Labour hints at shift on EU free movement policy
BBC News, 10 January 2014

Euro plummets after ECB warns currency zone may need more support
The Guardian, 9 January 2014

We want a United States of Europe says top EU official
Daily Telegraph, 8 January 2014

Italian joblessness hits record as it seeks higher foreign investment
Daily Telegraph, 8 January 2014

Greece begins EU presidency by saying austerity policies are intolerable
The Guardian, 8 January 2014

Labour and Lib Dem whips discuss how to block Tory-backed EU referendum
The Guardian, 7 January 2014

Eurozone losing 'safety margin' against deflation trap
Daily Telegraph, 7 January 2014

European commission braces for bitter battle over new chief
The Guardian, 7 January 2014

Cameron's plan to rewrite EU treaties is wishful thinking, says Martin Schulz
The Guardian, 6 January 2014

Motorway speed limit cut to 60mph to meet EU emissions rules
BBC News, 6 January 2014

UK vows to control immigration as Bulgaria, Romania curbs end
EUobserver, 2 January 2014

 


OPINION

These are links to more in-depth opinion pieces on EU-related issues.

Google has become the victim of digital censors
by Fraser Nelson - Daily Telegraph, 4 July 2014

After 2020, all EU members will have to adopt the euro
by Andrew Lilico - Daily Telegraph, 1 July 2014

Why I still believe Britain can do business in Europe
by David Cameron MP - Daily Telegraph, 29 June 2014

Juncker is product of EU messianic project that turns friends into foes
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 22 June 2014

UK could make its way in the world outside EU
by Roger Bootle - Daily Telegraph, 22 June 2014

Nothing about the EU is ever quite what we’re told
by Christopher Booker - Sunday Telegraph, 21 June 2014

Hints of defeat in UK battle against Juncker
by James Landale - BBC News, 17 June 2014

Europe's giant tussle over Jean-Claude Juncker
by Gavin Hewitt - BBC News, 16 June 2014

There is life after Europe, but let us stop the triumphalism
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 10 June 2014

Tony Blair and Europe: what's he up to?
by Patrick Wintour - The Guardian, 2 June 2014

We should quit EU if Britain's national sovereignty is not 'considerably restored'
by Liam Halligan - Daily Telegraph, 31 May 2014

European Court wrong to tear up part of index to the internet library
by David Pannick QC - The Times, 29 May 2014

Europe's centre crumbles as Socialists immolate themselves on altar of EMU
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 21 May 2014

European polls herald clash of Europe's inflated titans
by Ian Traynor - The Guardian, 21 May 2014

A Euro referendum – soon – would give Ed Miliband his only chance to shape Britain's future
by Dan Hodges - Daily Telegraph, 20 May 2014

The EC presidential debate was a bad advert for democracy in Europe
by Richard Seymour - The Guardian, 19 May 2014

The eurozone's problems have not gone away, and elections won't change much
by Larry Elliott - The Guardian, 18 May 2014

Only the powerful will benefit from EU 'right to be forgotten'
by Mark Stephens - The Guardian, 18 May 2014

EU officials plotted IMF attack to bring rebellious Italy to its knees
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 15 May 2014

The mathematics of the UK 'special case'
by Ylva Elvis Nilsson - EUobserver, 14 May 2014

EU's 'right to be forgotten' ruling creates a quagmire for Google et al
by James Ball - The Guardian, 13 May 2014

EU elections 2014: Why Planet EU is stranger than fiction
by Bruno Waterfield - Daily Telegraph, 13 May 2014

David Cameron's optimism on Europe masks a high-stakes gamble
by Benedict Brogan - Daily Telegraph, 11 May 2014

The fellowship of the outer ring will crack Britain’s EU riddle
by David Goodhart - Sunday Times, 11 May 2014

The left needs a progressive Euroscepticism to counter the EU's ills
by Costas Lapavitsas - The Guardian, 7 May 2014

Ukraine and Europe's sleepwalkers
by Gavin Hewitt - BBC News, 5 May 2014

Britain could become the world’s fourth largest economy within decades
by Roger Bootle - Daily Telegraph, 4 May 2014

It's not Russia that's pushed Ukraine to the brink of war
by Seumas Milne - The Guardian, 30 April 2014

Britain should leave the EU if Europe's judges trample on our basic protections
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 30 April 2014

Without reform, it would be best for Britain to leave EU
by Roger Bootle - Daily Telegraph, 28 April 2014

Britain would be better off without the EU's 'ever closer union'
by Roger Bootle - Daily Telegraph, 28 April 2014

The euro was never necessary for European growth
by Roger Bootle - Daily Telegraph, 27 April 2014

Europe is impotent in the face of deflation
by Jeremy Warner - Daily Telegraph, 25 April 2014

The EU must become more transparent if it is to revive its fortunes
by Carl Dolan - The Guardian, 24 April 2014

Anti-euro talk spreads in Italy
by Alvise Armellini - EUobserver, 24 April 2014

Europe's single market is strangling British businesses
by Douglas Carswell MP - Daily Telegraph, 24 April 2014

Greece's public finances are in a dire state, and cooking the books won't help
by Larry Elliott - The Guardian, 23 April 2014

Rebellion is brewing against the political elite that has ruined Europe
by Peter Oborne - Daily Telegraph, 23 April 2014

MEPs second pension: 'gravy train' pay and perks of MEPs
by Bruno Waterfield - Daily Telegraph, 20 April 2014

MEPs second pension scheme: how it works
by Bruno Waterfield - Daily Telegraph, 20 April 2014

The EU remains a long way off agreeing tougher sanctions on Russia
by Mats Persson - Daily Telegraph, 16 April 2014

France is the new cauldron of Eurosceptic revolution
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard -Daily Telegraph, 15 April 2014

Europe moves softly softly on Ukraine
by Gavin Hewitt - BBC News, 15 April 2014

Another EU threat to national sovereignty
Editorial - Daily Telegraph, 14 April 2014

There’s a whole world outside the EU and it is Britain’s for the taking
by Iain Mansfield - Sunday Times, 13 April 2014

If you want to win the Brexit referendum, shut up about tyranny and talk about trade
by Daniel Hannan MEP - Daily Telegraph, 11 April 2014

Sketch: A manifesto to stop things that aren’t happening
by Michael Deacon - Daily Telegraph, 11 April 2014

The UK is well placed to have a bright and prosperous future outside the EU
by Gisela Stuart MP (Labour) - Daily Telegraph, 9 April 2014

British jobs are safe – in or out of Europe
by Nigel Lawson - The Times, 9 April 2014

What does the death of the EU data directive mean?
by Benjamin Fox - EUobserver, 9 April 2014

Hungary is becoming the biggest reason why we may have to leave the EU
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 7 April 2014

The European Union and the demise of a free state
by David Green - Daily Telegraph, 5 April 2014

Immobile ECB 'playing with fire' as deflation draws closer
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 3 April 2014

The eurozone: sleepwalking towards Japan
by Larry Elliott - The Guardian, 31 March 2014

Even Germany's intellectual elite is falling out of love with the EU
by Hans Kundnani - EUobserver, 28 March 2014

Banking union's major omission: debt mutualisation
by Maryla Krol - EUobserver, 28 March 2014

British Euroscepticism is becoming contagious
by Peter Kellner - The Times, 22 March 2014

The campaign to keep us in the EU has begun
by Douglas Carswell MP - Daily Telegraph, 17 March 2014

Scotland’s independence referendum could be a dry run for a Euro In/Out vote in 2017
by Benedict Brogan - Daily Telegraph, 17 March 2014

Ukraine: Europe’s major test
by Gavin Hewitt - BBC News, 17 March 2014

Labour’s unforced error on the EU is a priceless gift for its opponents
by Peter Oborne - Daily Telegraph, 12 March 2014

Paralysed ECB leaves Europe at the mercy of deflation shock from China
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 12 March 2014

Nick Clegg has forgotten his history: Britain was free and outward-looking before the EU
Editorial - Daily Telegraph, 9 March 2014

Europe’s fascist fringe is awakening again
by Melanie Phillips - The Times, 3 March 2014

Angry Bulgarians feel EU membership has brought few benefits
by Nikoleta Popkostadinova - EUobserver, 3 March 2014

Smoking (and European regulation) kills
by Matt Ridley - The Times, 2 March 2014

Britain's next EU commissioner: Runners and riders
by Carole Walker - 28 February 2014

Mrs Merkel can’t give Cameron what he needs on EU renegotiation
by Rachel Sylvester - The Times, 25 February 2014

Christine Lagarde thinks the troika got it wrong on Greece? If only she knew
by Alex Andreou - The Guardian, 24 February 2014

Italy should be prepared to leave the euro
by Emiliano Brancaccio - The Guardian, 23 February 2014

The flooding of the Somerset Levels was deliberately engineered
by Christopher Booker - Daily Telegraph, 22 February 2014

Only Angela Merkel can save David Cameron now
by James Forsyth - The Spectator, 22 February 2014

France looking down the barrel of a deflation shock
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 20 February 2014

Only a referendum can solve Britain's European impasse
by Nick Pearce - New Statesman, 19 February 2014

If EU members agree, Scotland will join the EU just before Serbia
by Mats Persson - Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2014

At last, Britain is taking errors in EU accounts seriously
by Kamal Ahmed - Daily Telegraph, 15 Feb 2014

An independent Scotland would have to join the euro here's why
by Andrew Lilico - Daily Telegraph, 13 February 2014

ECB paralysed by German court decision as deflation threatens
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2014

Flooding: Somerset Levels disaster is being driven by EU policy
by Christopher Booker - Daily Telegraph, 8 February 2014

British business needs direction over EU reform
by John Longworth - Daily Mail, 2 February 2014

Where are all the leftwing Eurosceptics?
by Mark Wallace - The Guardian, 17 January 2014

Status quo in Europe is not an option
by various - The Guardian, 15 January 2014

David Cameron has to do more than offer an EU referendum
by Simon Jenkins - The Guardian, 13 January 2014

Europe is slowly strangling the life out of national democracy
by Peter Oborne - Daily Telegraph, 1 January 2014

The EU is in denial over the euro - its failed currency
by Jeremy Warner - Daily Telegraph, 19 December 2013

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