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Cameron loses key EU ally as Sweden turns left
The Times, 15 September 2014

German anti-euro AfD party wins more regional seats
BBC News, 15 September 2014

Greece downgraded to 'emerging market' status
Daily Telegraph, 15 September 2014

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Only a monetary 'nuclear bomb' can save Italy now, says Mediobanca
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph
15 September 2014

The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals
by Owen Jones - The Guardian
14 September 2014

The ECB: An act of determination or desperation?
by Carsten Brzeski - EUobserver
5 September 2014

The ECB is blowing smoke in our eyes
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph
5 September 2014

The European Central Bank will need to act swiftly to avoid quantitative easing
by Larry Elliott - The Guardian
4 September 2014

Bring on the defeat of the EU-US free trade deal
by Nick Dearden - The Guardian
2 September 2014

The vibrant Commonwealth is on a winning course
by Ruth Lea - The Times
23 August 2014

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SEPTEMBER
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Cameron loses key EU ally as Sweden turns left
The Times, 15 September 2014

German anti-euro AfD party wins more regional seats
BBC News, 15 September 2014

Greece downgraded to 'emerging market' status
Daily Telegraph, 15 September 2014

Right to be forgotten: what does it mean for employees’ references?
The Times, 11 September 2014

Unions oppose US trade deal with EU
BBC News, 10 September 2014

Britain handed financial services portfolio in European commission
The Guardian, 10 September 2014

France to miss EU budget deficit target & cuts growth projections
The Guardian, 10 September 2014

Italy's economic growth will be 'around zero', says PM Renzi
BBC News, 9 September 2014

Finland set to break EU stability pact
EUobserver, 9 September 2014

Spain in €1bn riot gear shopping spree
EUobserver, 9 September 2014

ECB unexpectedly cuts benchmark interest rate to 0.05pc
Daily Telegraph, 4 September 2014

Nominee list for new EU commission complete
EUobserver, 4 September 2014

EU enlargement: The next seven
BBC News, 2 September 2014

Osborne ponders British exit as dismay with Europe grows
The Times, 1 September 2014

Less than one in four Norwegians support EU membership
EUobserver, 1 September 2014

EU expert groups dominated by corporate interest, say NGOs
EUobserver, 1 September 2014


AUGUST
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German Eurosceptic party AfD wins Saxony state seats
BBC News, 31 August 2014

Mogherini and Tusk: New faces at the top of the EU
BBC News, 30 August 2014

Eurozone gripped by deflation fears as inflation rate hits five-year low
The Guardian, 29 August 2014

French unemployment rate hits new record
EUobserver, 28 August 2014

French government in turmoil over economic policies
EUobserver, 26 August 2014

Cameron to threaten EU with British exit
The Times, 25 August 2014

EU commissioners collect €500,000 for four months work
EUobserver, 25 August 2014

EU ban on powerful vacuum cleaners prompts anger and legal challenge
The Guardian, 21 August 2014

Angela Merkel scolds Italy and France over the faltering eurozone recovery
The Guardian, 20 August 2014

Tobacco lobbying warped EU law, British scientists 'prove'
EUobserver, 20 August 2014

Lavender blues as EU says Provence plants are toxic
The Times, 18 August 2014

EU to spend €125m to prop up fruit and vegetable prices against Russian sanctions
Daily Telegraph, 18 August 2014

Eurozone banks set to borrow billions from ECB
EUobserver, 18 August 2014

UK must quit EU to dodge rights charter
Sunday Times, 17 August 2014

Treasury wrecks Clegg’s EU jobs claim
The Times, 15 August 2014

Telegraph stories affected by EU 'right to be forgotten'
Daily Telegraph, 15 August 2014

Families could be forced to keep six separate bins due to EU rules
Daily Telegraph, 14 August 2014

Shock contraction in German growth fuels eurozone fears
Daily Telegraph, 14 August 2014

Scientists say EU data bill to harm research
EUobserver, 14 August 2014

German bond yields dip below 1pc on euro woes
Daily Telegraph, 14 August 2014

France calls on ECB to act as eurozone growth grinds to a halt
The Guardian, 14 August 2014

'Sick man' France slashes growth forecasts and urges Draghi to act
Daily Telegraph, 14 August 2014

Eurozone woes deepen as Spain's industry slumps
The Guardian, 13 August 2014

Brussels plots fresh City of London power grab
Daily Telegraph, 8 August 2014

ECB gets ready to pump cash into eurozone as fears rise over recovery
The Guardian, 7 August 2014

Voter turnout in May's European elections was lowest ever
Daily Telegraph, 6 August 2014

Second fall in German factory orders as Eurozone flags - but don’t blame Russia
Daily Telegraph, 6 August 2014

Boris Johnson: Britain could have glorious future outside EU
The Guardian, 5 August 2014

Italy falls back into recession
BBC News, 6 August 2014

Travel expenses of European Commission chief higher than its top diplomat
Daily Telegraph, 4 August 2014

Boris Johnson: EU exit better option than staying in unreformed union
The Guardian, 4 August 2014

Portugal uses EU bailout cash to shore up troubled Banco Espírito Santo
The Guardian, 4 August 2014

Labour must seize agenda on EU, or risk 'Brexit'
The Guardian, 3 August 2014


JULY
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Eurozone inflation slips further into the 'danger zone'
BBC News, 31 July 2014

Lords describe EU Right to be Forgotten as 'unworkable, unreasonable, and wrong'
The Guardian, 30 July 2014

Banking union faces legal challenge in Germany
EUobserver, 28 July 2014

EU gives £25m to treat drug addicts in Peru
Daily Telegraph, 26 July 2014

Juncker faces political test as fines loom on illegal German trade surplus
Daily Telegraph, 21 July 2014

Philip Hammond: I would still vote to leave Europe
The Guardian, 20 July 2014

EU leaders fail to settle on who will be new foreign policy chief
The Guardian, 17 July 2014

EU budget running low on funds, commission warns again
EUobserver, 17 July 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed as European commission president
The Guardian, 15 July 2014

Eurozone too weak to withstand more shocks, warns IMF
The Times, 15 July 2014

Juncker sets out EU drive which sets him on collision course with Britain
The Times, 15 July 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker to take the EU on the 'attack'
Daily Telegraph, 15 July 2014

Lord Hill is David Cameron's choice as UK's next European commissioner
The Guardian, 15 July 2014

Eurozone is weak and risks falling into deflation, IMF report warns
The Guardian, 14 July 2014

Lord Lawson says Cameron may have to back EU exit
BBC News, 11 July 2014

Juncker dashes EU hopes for Salmond
The Times, 11 July 2014

Portugal banking crisis sends tremors through Europe
Daily Telegraph, 10 July 2014

EU 'right to be forgotten' law unenforceable, says justice minister
The Guardian, 9 July 2014

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

 


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

Only a monetary 'nuclear bomb' can save Italy now, says Mediobanca
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 15 September 2014

The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals
by Owen Jones - The Guardian, 14 September 2014

The ECB: An act of determination or desperation?
by Carsten Brzeski - EUobserver, 5 September 2014

The ECB is blowing smoke in our eyes
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 5 September 2014

The European Central Bank will need to act swiftly to avoid quantitative easing
by Larry Elliott - The Guardian, 4 September 2014

Bring on the defeat of the EU-US free trade deal
by Nick Dearden - The Guardian, 2 September 2014

The vibrant Commonwealth is on a winning course
by Ruth Lea - The Times, 23 August 2014

France calls on ECB to act as eurozone growth grinds to a halt
by Larry Elliott - The Guardian, 14 August 2014

Germany is itself a victim of EMU’s austerity fanatics
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 14 August 2014

The ECB's next problem: saving Italy
by Philip Inman - The Guardian, 7 August 2014

Eurozone nears deflation with price rise of just 0.4% so far this year
by Larry Elliott - The Guardian, 31 July 2014

Germany's current-account surplus is partly to blame for eurozone stagnation
by Robert Skidelsky - The Guardian, 24 July 2014

Juncker's real scandal is his tax-haven homeland of Luxembourg
by Nick Cohen - The Observer, 14 July 2014

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

EU's right to be forgotten: Guardian articles have been hidden by Google
by James Ball - The Guardian, 2 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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