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Greece bailout: Four-month extension in eurozone deal
BBC News, 20 February 2015

Ed Miliband's failure to offer EU referendum will cost party votes, major donor says
Daily Telegraph, 19 February 2015

'A spectacular future awaits outside EU' says ex-Tory minster Owen Paterson
Daily Express, 18 February 2015

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Latest in our Opinion section:

Will Greece's creditors choose to ease up on austerity?
by Larry Elliot, Economics editor - The Guardian
18 February 2015

ECB risks crippling political damage if Greece forced to default
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph
18 February 2015

The pro-worker, pro-growth experiment in Greece is under threat
by Sen Bernie Sanders - The Guardian
17 February 2015

Would Britain thrive outside the EU?
by Szu Ping Chan - Daily Telegraph
17 February 2015

The only way for Greece is out of the eurozone
by Simon Jenkins - The Guardian
17 February 2015

Europe would be the loser if Britain walked away
by Tim Montgomerie - The Times
16 February 2015

Germany v Greece is a fight to the death, a cultural and economic clash of wills
by Paul Mason - The Guardian
8 February 2015

I’ve seen the secrets of TTIP, and it is built for corporations not citizens
by Molly Scott Cato MEP, Green - The Guardian
4 February 2015

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Democracy Movement coverage:

The new (and very old) Scaremongers
ThinkScotland, 19 February 2015

Global markets are the future, not an outdated customs union
CapX, 19 February 2015

'A spectacular future awaits outside EU' says ex-Tory minster Owen Paterson
Daily Express, 18 February 2015

Europe would be the loser if Britain walked away
The Times, 16 February 2015

Scaremongering exposes the weaknesses of EU membership
ConservativeHome, 16 February 2015

Beware lazy assumptions about EU
The Scotsman, 11 February 2015

 


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FEBRUARY
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Greece bailout: Four-month extension in eurozone deal
BBC News, 20 February 2015

Eurozone chiefs strike deal to extend Greek bailout for four months
The Guardian, 20 February 2015

Eurozone ministers gather for make-or-break talks with Greece
The Guardian, 20 February 2015

Greece crisis: Eurozone set for vital loan talks
BBC News, 20 February 2015

Germans say Greek plan is ‘Trojan Horse’
The Times, 20 February 2015

Ed Miliband's failure to offer EU referendum will cost party votes, major donor says
Daily Telegraph, 19 February 2015

Germany rejects Greece request for loan extension
The Guardian, 19 February 2015

Greece defiant as Germany tears up last-ditch EMU compromise on austerity
Daily Telegraph, 19 February 2015

TTIP under pressure from protesters as Brussels promises extra safeguards
The Guardian, 19 February 2015

French, Finnish inflation turns negative
BBC News, 19 February 2015

'A spectacular future awaits outside EU' says ex-Tory minster Owen Paterson
Daily Express, 18 February 2015

David Cameron plays down prospect of 2016 referendum
Daily Telegraph, 18 February 2015

Greece gets lifeline as ECB agrees €3.3bn extra emergency funds
The Guardian, 18 February 2015

Greece hardens rhetoric, says will not compromise
EUobserver, 18 February 2015

Greece to seek loan extension under pressure from eurozone
The Guardian, 17 February 2015

Osborne demands ‘Plan B’ as eurozone talks with Greece falter
Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2015

Former Labour official claims shadow cabinet wants
EU referendum

Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2015

Greece rejects eurozone's 'absurd' bailout offer as time runs out on talks
Daily Telegraph, 16 February 2015

Greece continues to refuse bailout extension
EUobserver, 16 February 2015

Anti-euro party enters Hamburg state parliament
EUobserver, 16 February 2015

Protesters back Greek side at euro talks in Brussels
EUobserver, 12 February 2015

Greece up for 'clash' with eurozone ministers
EUobserver, 11 February 2015

Greece threatens tilt to Russia and China unless Europe yields
Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2015

UK business leader's call for early EU referendum raises pressure on Labour
The Guardian, 10 February 2015

Cameron claims business backs his EU referendum plan
BBC News, 10 February 2015

Tsipras optimistic after day of brinkmanship with EU
EUobserver, 10 February 2015

George Osborne warns of Greek debt crisis fallout
The Guardian, 10 February 2015

Podemos would win Spanish elections, poll says
EUobserver, 10 February 2015

EU probes fraud claim over Lyon-Turin rail project
BBC News, 9 February 2015

Athens prepares a compromise before Eurogroup
Kathimerini, 9 February 2015

Ireland 'will insist on similar deal' if any secured by Greece
Irish Times, 9 February 2015

Greece: Italy and Portugal next if we are forced out of eurozone
EUobserver, 9 February 2015

Scots and Welsh want EU referendum veto
The Times, 9 February 2015

Wages up, taxes down as Greece kills off austerity
The Times, 9 February 2015

Scandal of Sicilian village's €2m EU-funded 'lift to nowhere'
Daily Telegraph, 9 February 2015

Germany rejects Greek war reparations call
Daily Telegraph, 9 February 2015

Danish central bank 'will maintain krone's euro exchange rate'
The Guardian, 9 February 2015

Greece's Tsipras defiant over economic plans
BBC News, 8 February 2015

Tsipras favours Greek jobless over creditors in defiant policy speech
The Guardian, 8 February 2015

Greece: Greenspan predicts exit from euro inevitable
BBC News, 8 February 2015

Get ready for Greece to leave euro, says Greenspan
Daily Telegraph, 8 February 2015

The EU should be reformed say majority of European countries, according to new polls
Daily Express, 7 February 2015

Greece says has no cash problem, to present plan next week
Reuters, 7 February 2015

Half of EU voters back David Cameron's bid to reform Brussels, poll finds
Daily Telegraph, 6 February 2015

EU parliament downgrades 'LuxLeaks' probe
EUobserver, 6 February 2015

No new mandate for EU intelligence centre
EUobserver, 6 February 2015

No tears for minister at EU exit
Press Association, 5 February 2015

No more orders or austerity from Europe, Greek PM says
Reuters, 5 February 2015

Greek and German finance ministers clash at debt relief talks
The Guardian, 5 February 2015

End 'gross indignity', Greek FM Varoufakis tells Germany
BBC News, 5 February 2015

Thousands gather in Athens for protest called after
ECB decision

Kathimerini, 5 February 2015

ECB ratchets up pressure on Greece
EUobserver, 5 February 2015

Polls predict unstable politics in Spain
EUobserver, 5 February 2015

Denmark lowers interest rates even further over euro peg
BBC News, 5 February 2015

EU leaders caution debt deal with Greece still far off
Press Association, 4 February 2015

Greek minister flies to Germany for showdown over debt repayments
The Guardian, 4 February 2015

Greece PM Tsipras wants 'viable' debt deal after EU talks
BBC News, 4 February 2015

Tsipras secures Italian backing ahead of EU meeting
EUobserver, 4 February 2015

Denmark under pressure to abandon euro cap
EUobserver, 3 February 2015

Mass anti-austerity protest in Madrid
EUobserver, 2 February 2015

'Suppressed' EU report could have banned pesticides worth billions
The Guardian, 2 February 2015

Germany's anti-euro party streamlines leadership
EUobserver, 2 February 2015

EU crime TV show launched to 'bring together' a divided continent
Daily Telegraph, 2 February 2015

Greece on collision course with Brussels after Merkel backs hardline debt stance
The Guardian, 1 February 2015

 


JANUARY
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Minister: EU rules are hurting British farmers
Sunday Telegraph, 31 January 2015

100,000 flock to Madrid for Podemos rally against austerity
The Guardian, 31 January 2015

Angela Merkel rules out cancelling any more Greek debt
The Guardian, 31 January 2015

Eurozone breakup threat reaches all-time high
Daily Telegraph, 30 January 2015

Greece rejects return of EU/IMF inspectors to Athens
Reuters, 30 January 2015

Top official demands transparency on EU expert groups
EUobserver, 30 January 2015

A Portuguese Syriza? Lefist parties aspire to Greek model
EUobserver, 30 January 2015

European investment fund set for September start
Reuters, 30 January 2015

EU to Greece: No debt relief, stick to your promises
EUobserver, 29 January 2015

BBC's Lord Hall agrees to appear before MPs over 'biased' European coverage
Daily Telegraph, 29 January 2015

EU watchdogs could hold sway over London in Europe markets union - document
Reuters, 29 January 2015

Alexis Tsipras begins rolling back troika austerity policies
The Guardian, 28 January 2015

Greek election ‘severe blow to Cameron’s hopes of EU treaty change’
The Guardian, 28 January 2015

Bank of England governor attacks eurozone austerity
The Guardian, 28 Janunary 2015

Eurozone needs to 'share risks', warns Bank governor
BBC News, 28 January 2015

French unemployment reaches new record
EUobserver, 28 January 2015

Ministers clash over Juncker fund
EUobserver, 28 January 2015

Greece must bow to austerity or go bust, says EU
Daily Telegraph, 26 January 2015

EU leaders slow to congratulate Syriza
EUobserver, 26 January 2015

Greece: Germany warns over debt commitments
BBC News, 26 January 2015

Greece anti-bailout leader Tsipras made prime minister
BBC News, 26 January 2015

Greece: euro hits 11-year low after victory for anti-austerity party
The Guardian, 26 January 2015

Greece election: Syriza leader Tsipras vows to end austerity 'pain'
BBC News, 26 January 2015

Syriza’s historic win puts Greece on collision course with Europe
The Guardian, 26 January 2015

ECB executive warns over 'weakened' European Union
BBC News, 24 January 2015

Eurozone in suspense as Greeks head to polls
EUobserver, 23 January 2015

European Union: "Referendum" reveals "yes" vote to leaving the EU
BBc News, 23 January 2015

Europol 'to be given new internet watchdog powers'
Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2015

Britain's borrowing soars above forecasts due to hit
from EU

Evening Standard, 22 January 2015

Leading MEP: ECB bond-buying plan 'beyond mandate'
EurActiv, 22 January 2015

Eurozone stimulus 'reinforces inequality', warns Soros
BBC Nnews, 22 January 2015

Eurozone boost of €1.1tn in ‘shock and awe’ plan by Central Bank
The Guardian, 22 January 2015

George Osborne gets public borrowing on track despite £1.7bn EU bill
Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2015

EU has squandered last chance to make euro workable, warns Ex-Bundesbank chief
Daily Telegraph, 21 January 2015

Davos: Mandelson urges action against Eurosceptics
The Times, 21 January 2015

Spain borrows billions as ECB expected to announce QE
The Times, 21 January 2015

Vince Cable: Referendum on the EU is 'dangerous’
Daily Telegraph, 20 January 2015

Britain confident of 'substantial' EU reform - Hammond
Reuters, 20 January 2015

ECB bond-buying will 'not be a cure'
EUobserver, 20 January 2015

Juncker compares British membership of EU to doomed romance
Daily Telegraph, 18 January 2015

Merkel wants more EU data surveillance powers
EUobserver, 16 January 2015

EU commission scrutinises Luxembourg's tax deal with Amazon
EUobserver, 16 January 2015

ECJ risks 'serious conflict' with German court, says AfD leader
EUobserver, 15 January 2015

Euro falls after Switzerland abandons currency cap
EUobserver, 15 January 2015

EU unemployment and social problems will take years to fix
EUobserver, 15 January 2015

Eurozone in danger of permanent stagnation, World Bank says
EUobserver, 14 January 2015

'Huge scepticism' on US talks, EU trade chief admits
EUobserver, 14 January 2015

TTIP: European commission faces huge scepticism towards free trade deal
The Guardian, 13 January 2015

No new plan for EU spy agency after Paris attacks
EUobserver, 12 January 2015

Taxpayers face bill for £36bn EU pensions time bomb
Daily Telegraph, 9 January 2015

Merkel backs welfare reform but ducks question of EU treaty change
The Times, 8 Janunary 2015

Germany gives no ground to UK on EU migration
EUobserver, 8 January 2015

Eurozone split by diverging jobless figures
The Times, 8 January 2015

Cameron’s call for EU reform on agenda for talks during Merkel’s visit
The Guardian, 7 January 2015

David Cameron: I can fix EU 'problem'
BBC News, 7 January 2015

Deflation hits eurozone as energy prices fall
BBC News, 7 January 2015

Polish finance minister pokes holes in Juncker fund
EUobserver, 7 January 2015

UK's EU referendum could be held earlier
EUobserver, 5 January 2015

European commission set to reject David Cameron’s migration demands
The Guardian, 5 January 2015

Euro at its weakest since 2006 after Draghi drops QE hint
EUobserver, 5 January 2015

Cornish pasty ‘threatened by EU-US trade deal'
Daily Telegraph, 5 January 2015

Iceland to withdraw EU application, lift capital controls
EUobserver, 5 January 2015

David Cameron: a Conservative government could hold EU referendum before 2017
Daily Telegraph, 4 January 2015

Anti-EU ministers face the sack if they do not back me in referendum, Cameron warns
Daily Mail, 4 January 2015

E-books and iTunes to face price hike as EU tax rules enter into force
EUobserver, 2 January 2015

Latvia takes EU reins focussed on growth plan, border defence
Reuters, 1 January 2015


DECEMBER
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Greece 'on a collision course with EU' warns Germany
Daily Telegraph, 29 December 2014

Eurozone on the brink of new crisis as snap Greek elections loom
Daily Telegraph, 29 December 2014

Poland tells PM that migrant restrictions are 'red line' that CAN'T be crossed
Daily Express, 19 December 2014

New blow for PM as France says 'NON' to EU reform
Daily Express, 18 December 2014

EU spends £500m of taxpayers' cash on failed airports
Daily Express, 16 December 2014

Juncker: Greece should avoid 'wrong outcome' in elections
EUobserver, 11 December 2014

Truffles and lobster for MEPs Christmas party at public expense
Daily Express, 3 December 2014

 


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

Will Greece's creditors choose to ease up on austerity?
by Larry Elliot, Economics editor - The Guardian, 18 February 2015

ECB risks crippling political damage if Greece forced to default
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 18 February 2015

The pro-worker, pro-growth experiment in Greece is under threat
by Sen Bernie Sanders - The Guardian, 17 February 2015

Would Britain thrive outside the EU?
by Szu Ping Chan - Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2015

The only way for Greece is out of the eurozone
by Simon Jenkins - The Guardian, 17 February 2015

How the European Central Bank could finally pull the trigger on a Grexit
by Mehreen Khan - Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2015

Europe would be the loser if Britain walked away
by Tim Montgomerie - The Times, 16 February 2015

Greece's last minute offer to Brussels changes absolutely nothing
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2015

Five things the UK should do to prepare for a Grexit
by Matthew Lynn - Daily Telegraph, 9 February 2015

UK plans for possible Grexit
by Robert Peston, Economics editor - BBC News, 9 February 2015

Germany v Greece is a fight to the death, a cultural and economic clash of wills
by Paul Mason - The Guardian, 8 February 2015

Why has the ECB punished Greece?
by Robert Peston, Economics editor - BBC News, 5 February 2015

Greek stand-off pushes Europe to the brink
by Jeremy Warner - Daily Telegraph, 5 February 2015

I’ve seen the secrets of TTIP, and it is built for corporations not citizens
by Molly Scott Cato MEP, Green - The Guardian, 4 February 2015

Greece's rock-star finance minister Yanis Varoufakis defies ECB's drachma threats
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 3 February 2015

European disunion: Tsipras, Merkel and the conflict at the heart of the EU
by Ian Traynor, Europe editor - The Guardian, 3 February 2015

Germany will have to yield in dangerous game of chicken with Greece
by Ambrose Evants-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 2 February 2015

Greece: The dangerous game
by Gavin Hewitt, Europe editor - BBC News, 1 February 2015

EU anti-democrats throw their toys out the pram
by Leigh Phillips - EUobserver, 29 January 2015

Could Greece prompt wholesale change in Europe?
by Mark Mardell - BBC News, 29 January 2015

We must stop Angela Merkel’s bullying – or let the forces of austerity win
by Owen Jones - The Guardian, 28 January 2015

How the European dream is dying, state by state
by Bruno Waterfield - Daily Telegraph, 26 January 2015

What's the Eurocrats' real fear? Greece quits and thrives
by Daniel Hannan MEP, Conservative - Daily Mail, 26 Janunary 2015

Greek election: Health crisis looms after five years of unrelenting austerity
by Nick Squires - Daily Telegraph, 24 January 2015

Central Bank trickery without real reform
by Liam Halligan - Daily Telegraph, 24 January 2015

ECB’s long-awaited quantitative easing is not a panacea
by Larry Elliott, Economics editor - The Guardian, 22 January 2015

QE for the eurozone is a gigantic confidence trick. It should fool no one
by Simon Jenkins - The Guardian, 22 January 2015

Can the eurozone afford a Greek exit?
by Phillip Inman - The Guardian, 21 January 2015

Europe's imperial court is a threat to all our democracies
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 14 January 2015

The TTIP trade deal will throw equality before the law on the corporate bonfire
by George Monbiot - The Guardian, 13 January 2015

Why working for the European Commission drove me up the wall
by Anonymous - The Guardian, 13 January 2015

Don't believe the scaremongering: Greece leaving the euro would be no disaster
by Roger Bootle - Daily Telegraph, 11 January 2015

Europe's economic madness cannot continue
by Joseph Stiglitz - The Guardian, 9 January 2015

EMU deflation is the final betrayal of southern Europe
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - Daily Telegraph, 7 January 2015

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