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JUNE
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Irish commissioner says EU Treaty would be rejected in most countries
EUobserver, 29 June 2009

Germany's top court to decide on EU treaty
EUobserver, 29 June 2009

Lisbon Treaty fuels flames of dissent across continent
Sunday Telegraph, 28 June 2009

Ireland commissioner says most EU countries would reject Lisbon Treaty
Sunday Telegraph, 28 June 2009

Lawyers slam EU skills ruling
Sunday Times, 28 June 2009

Hedge funds to fight EU proposals
Daily Telegraph, 27 June 2009

Private equity attacks EU plan
Financial Times, 27 June 2009

High expectations of Sweden at EU helm
EurActiv, 26 June 2009

Turkey seeks to revive EU bid
EUobserver, 26 June 2009

Czech MPs mull suspension of Klaus' powers over Lisbon treaty
EUobserver, 25 June 2009

Klaus pledges to be last to sign the Lisbon Treaty
EUobserver, 24 June 2009

EU officials tire of Croatia-Slovenia dispute
EUobserver, 24 June 2009

No 'Big Bang' for EU foreign service, says Solana
EUobserver, 23 June 2009

Mixed reaction to Lisbon assurances
Irish Times, 19 June 2009

EU agrees Irish treaty compromise
BBC News, 19 June 2009

Guarantees a charade to throw voters: Higgins
Irish Independent, 19 June 2009

Ireland forces renegotiation of European Union laws
Daily Telegraph, 19 June 2009

Cowen-Brown rift deals blow to key Lisbon talks
Irish Independent, 19 June 2009

Czech parliament should vote on Lisbon guarantees, Klaus says
EUobserver, 18 June 2009

EU summit set to deliver guarantees on Lisbon
Irish Times, 18 June 2009

'We do NOT want Blair as EU president,' insist Tories
Daily Mail, 18 June 2009

Lisbon treaty and Barroso question to dominate EU summit
EUobserver, 18 June 2009

Ireland says referendum on the line over Lisbon guarantees
EUobserver, 18 June 2009

Gormley moves to establish commission on Lisbon
Irish Times, 18 June 2009

Milk protest grabs attention ahead of EU summit
EUobserver, 18 June 2009

Croatia EU timetable slipping away over border dispute
EUobserver, 18 June 2009

Cameron ‘would not oppose’ Blair becoming first president of the EU
The Times, 17 June 2009

Cowen seeks accord from Brown
Irish Times, 17 June 2009

Tory party upsets Czech partners with choice of
anti-federalist MEPs

The Times, 17 June 2009

EU group opposes proposals for Irish workers' rights
Irish Times, 17 June 2009

EU financial rules may scare away hedge funds, Lords say
Bloomberg, 17 June 2009

Hedge funds attack EU regulation plans
Daily Telegraph, 17 June 2009

UK 'powerless' to stop EU regulation
Daily Telegraph, 17 June 2009

MEPs take legal action to block pension reforms
Global Pensions, 17 June 2009

EU seeks summit deals on Irish referendum, Barroso
Reuters, 16 June 2009

McKenna rubbishes concept of 'legal guarantees' on Lisbon Treaty
Ireland On-line, 16 June 2009

Kenneth Clarke softens Tory line on Lisbon treaty
The Guardian, 15 June 2009

Second referendum on Lisbon may be held in late September
Irish Times, 15 June 2009

EU calls for tighter code of conduct in wake of Mandelson yacht stay
Daily Telegraph, 15 June 2009

EU slammed over City power grab
CityAM, 15 June 2009

UK resists EU plans for stricter financial regulation
The Guardian, 15 June 2009

Record fall in euro zone employment
Irish Times, 15 June 2009

Glenys and Neil Kinnock have six state pensions
Sunday Times, 14 June 2009

Kinnocks earned £10m in EU pay and pensions
Sunday Express, 14 June 2009

Paul Myners to fight EU hedge fund curbs
Sunday Times, 14 June 2009

Lisbon Treaty may have to be approved for second time
Daily Telegraph, 12 June 2009

Wallstrom confident legal guarantees will satisfy all
Irish Times, 12 June 2009

Irish 'Lisbon guarantees' almost agreed
EurActiv, 12 June 2009

EU members fear Lisbon guarantees may reopen whole debate
Irish Times, 11 June 2009

EU security proposals are 'dangerously authoritarian'
Daily Telegraph, 11 June 2009

City fears on Labour turmoil
Financial Times, 11 June 2009

Latvia facing fresh austerity measures
EUobserver, 11 June 2009

ECB fears bank crisis in 2010 as recession drags on
Daily Telegraph, 10 June 2009

Brussels outlines justice priorities for next 5 years
EUobserver, 10 June 2009

Britain isolated as EU tightens grip on City
Daily Telegraph, 9 June 2009

EU finance ministers clash over reforms
The Times, 9 June 2009

Farce over Glenys Kinnock, the makeshift minister
Daily Mail, 9 June 2009

Ganley says he will not take part in a second anti-Lisbon Treaty campaign
Irish Times, 9 June 2009

EU Elections 2009: Europe's centre-right declares war on Conservatives
Daily Telegraph, 9 June 2009

Vote '09: David Cameron on track to form alliance of eurosceptics
The Guardian, 9 June 2009

Defiant or in denial? Champions of EU progress stopped in their tracks
The Guardian, 9 June 2009

EU Elections 2009: Cameron's victory tempered by UKIP surge
Daily Telegraph, 8 June 2009

Labour plot to ditch the pound for euros
Daily Express, 2 June 2009

Shamed MEPs take share of £20m 'farewell' payout
The Times, 2 June 2009

German court judgement on Lisbon end of June
EUobserver, 2 June 2009

David Cameron calls for referendum on EU constitution
Daily Telegraph, 2 June 2009

New pan-European eurosceptic EP alliance takes shape
EurActiv, 2 June 2009

 


MAY
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Bulgarian criminals seek shelter as MEP candidates
EurActiv, 29 May 2009

Massive Expenses Payouts: MEPs' massive expenses revealed
The Sun, 26 May 2009

Kinnocks make a fortune from EU gravy train
The Sun, 26 May 2009

Brussels behaviour a cultural problem
Financial Times, 25 May 2009

Brown demands MEPs publish receipts
Financial Times, 24 May 2009

ECB staff to strike over pensions
Financial Times, 24 May 2009

Ganley to forgo major Lisbon role if he loses poll
Irish Times, 23 May 2009

Eighteen 'phantom' MEPs will do no work for two years
Daily Telegraph, 22 May 2009

Two-thirds of British voters want Government to break 'harmful' EU rules
Daily Mail, 22 May 2009

Turkey’s EU path adds spark to French vote
Financial Times, 22 May 2009

Russia alarmed over new EU pact
BBC News, 22 May 2009

EU work directive review for NHS
BBC News, 21 May 2009

Ruling elite under fire in EU elections
EUobserver, 21 May 2009

Latest polls point to low turnout at EU election
EurActiv, 20 May 2009

EU states ask Ireland to set referendum date
Irish Times, 19 May 2009

EU offices evacuated due to fire
BBC News, 18 May 2009

EU’s £14bn vain bid to halt migrants
Sunday Express, 17 May 2009

EU parliament forced into action after abuse of expenses is exposed
Irish Times, 16 May 2009

Italian MEPs top Eurolist of representatives best paid for least work
The Times, 16 May 2009

Recession not over yet for eurozone
EUobsever, 15 May 2009

EU suffers record drop in GDP
EUobserver, 15 May 2009

Irish treaty vote puts inheritance law on hold
Irish Times, 14 May 2009

New EU political group open to Libertas members
EUobserver, 14 May 2009

Eurojust chief embroiled in Portuguese corruption scandal
EUobserver, 13 May 2009

European elections: Times poll gives fringe parties a boost
The Times, 13 May 2009

Czech Eurosceptics allied to president plan another Lisbon Treaty challenge
Irish Times, 13 May 2009

Government puts Lisbon protocols on fast track
Irish Times, 13 May 2009

More EU states heading for deficit action
EUobserver, 13 May 2009

EU to approve Irish Lisbon 'guarantees'
RTE News, 12 May 2009

Watchdog website keeps eye on MEP voting records
EUobserver, 11 May 2009

Italy a nest of EU 'farm-subsidy millionaires'
EUobserver, 8 May 2009

EU treaty clears Czech parliament
BBC News, 6 May 2009

EU 'spending billions of our money on absurd projects'
Daily Mail, 5 May 2009

Lisbon poll to be held in autumn, says Roche
Irish Times, 5 May 2009

MEPs vote on enacting Lisbon Treaty
Irish Times, 5 May 2009

Brussels doubles EU recession forecasts for 2009
The Independent, 5 May 2009

EU still 'digesting' 2004 enlargement five years on
EUobserver, 1 May 2009

 


APRIL
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Election rhetoric 'endangering' further EU enlargement
EurActiv, 30 April 2009

UK and Europe heading for rift over regulation
Daily Telegraph, 30 April 2009

Germany contracts 6pc as eurozone bank deposits fall at fastest rate since Depression
Daily Telegraph, 30 April 2009

Spain to push for EU economic governance when at presidency helm
EUobserver, 29 April 2009

EU faces year of tough challenges
Financial Times, 29 April 2009

Hedge funds warn EC curbs will drive them from London
The Guardian, 29 April 2009

Brussels weighs working hours accord
Financial Times, 27 April 2009

Irish government's €550,000 media blitz to focus on EU membership
Irish Independent, 27 April 2009

EU judges want Sharia law applied in British courts
Daily Mail, 27 April 2009

Albania to file EU membership application
EUobserver, 27 April 2009

Hague attacks Brown on EU treaty
BBC News, 25 April 2009

Web site revealing MEPs' attendance closed after protests
European Voice, 24 April 2009

EU fisheries policy 'must be simplified'
Irish Times, 24 April 2009

OSCE plans mini mission for EU elections
EUobserver, 24 April 2009

We've got it all wrong on fishing strategy, says EU
The Times, 23 April 2009

European Commission admits failure of fishing policy
Daily Telegraph, 22 April 2009

Greek deficit weighs on eurozone
Financial Times, 22 April 2009

Time running out for Croatia's EU reforms
EUobserver, 22 April 2009

MEP calls for disgraced colleague to be treated same way as fraudsters
Daily Telegraph, 21 April 2009

EU commission urges fishing cuts
BBC News, 21 April 2009

EU increasingly governed by the few, Belgian FM warns
EurActiv, 21 April 2009

Ganley boost as FF stalwart quits Euro race
Irish Independent, 21 April 2009

EU policy is an 'aberration', says Irish fisheries group
Irish Times, 20 April 2009

MEPs' choice: high salary or better pension
Irish Sunday Times, 19 April 2009

Czechs push for swifter decisions on EU enlargement
EurActiv, 17 April 2009

Eurogroup chief predicts huge layoffs
EUobserver, 16 April 2009

EU elections heading for record low turnout
EUobserver, 14 April 2009

EU trains a new diplomatic corps - without waiting for Lisbon Treaty
Daily Telegraph, 12 April 2009

Doctors' leader warns 48-hour week will endanger patients
The Guardian, 11 April 2009

EC memo tells staff how to dodge difficult questions
Daily Telegraph, 10 April 2009

EU Forum axing sparks Lisbon row
Irish Independent, 10 April 2009

Working hours opt-out under final talks
Constructions New, 9 April 2009

EU officials warned to be careful about email content
EUobserver, 9 April 2009

Commission wants end to annual fish-quota rumpus
European Voice, 9 April 2009

Czech parties agree on technocrat as new PM
Irish Times, 7 April 2009

Early euro adoption 'bad idea' for Eastern EU
EurActiv, 7 April 2009

ECB rejects calls for euro short cuts
Financial Times, 7 April 2009

Net firms start storing user data under EU directive
BBC News, 6 April 2009

EU must move to single voice in IMF
Reuters, 6 April 2009

Brown backs Blair for EU president job
EUobserver, 6 April 2009

EU aid designated for environment 'used to buy Ferrari'
Daily Telegraph, 3 April 2009

EU fails to reach compromise on working time
EUobserver, 2 April 2009

European Central Bank unveils fresh rate cut
EUobserver, 2 April 2009

 


MARCH
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Wave of economic bad news hits Europe
EUobserver, 31 March 2009

Irish guarantees on Lisbon still under discussion
Irish Times, 26 March 2009

Eurosceptic Klaus now occupies key position
Irish Times, 26 March 2009

Czechs 'have obligation' to pass Lisbon Treaty despite government's collapse
Daily Telegraph, 25 March 2009

EU Commissioner: "I'm worth all the millions"
Open Europe blog, 25 March 2009

Social network sites 'monitored' under new EU law
BBC News, 25 March 2009

Czech government loses no-confidence vote, must resign
Reuters, 24 March 2009

Greek court gives UK dealer three years in prison
Antiques Trade Gazette, 23 March 2009

EU chiefs' £1million pay-off
News of the World, 22 March 2009

Renault jobs row rocks EU summit
BBC News, 20 March 2009

Eurozone industrial output drops
BBC News, 20 March 2009

Union boss starts anti-EU party
BBC News, 19 March 2009

New nationwide strike hits France
BBC News, 19 March 2009

Eight Belgian municipalities refuse to organise EU elections
EUobserver, 19 March 2009

Commission trains staff for future diplomatic corps
European Voice, 19 March 2009

Diplomat sparks new Lisbon row in Ireland as EU plans propaganda blitz
Irish Independent, 19 March 2009

Poll: Brits want to leave EU
BBC Daily Politics, 18 March 2009

Delors pessimistic about eurozone future
EUobserver, 18 March 2009

Cutting back our working hours will put lives in danger
Western Daily Press, 18 March 2009

MEPs slam Commission as Working Time conciliation fails
EurActiv, 18 March 2009

Britain fights for working hours opt-out
Financial Times, 16 March 2009

Lord Mandelson must remain loyal to EU to guarantee pension
Daily Telegraph, 16 March 2009

EU spends £20m on Caribbean swimming pools
Sunday Telegraph, 15 March 2009

EU law may block SNP alcohol price plan
The Times, 13 March 2009

EU ruling will delay operations on NHS
Daily Telegraph, 12 March 2009

Hauliers to face higher EU tolls
Irish Times, 12 March 2009

Tories leaving Europe's EPP group
BBC News, 11 March 2009

Brussels pushing finance deregulation in third world
EUobserver, 11 March 2009

EU 'terror' racquets court ruling
BBC News, 11 March 2009

Libertas unveils 'eclectic' French candidates for EU elections
EurActiv, 11 March 2009

FG MEP urges May date for Lisbon referendum
Irish Times, 9 March 2009

EU tax grab to destroy 150,000 jobs
Sunday Express, 8 March 2009

EU membership costs each Briton £2,000 a year, Taxpayers' Alliance claims
Sunday Telegraph, 8 March 2009

Brussels fines lead to cuts in communities programmes
Financial Times, 7 March 2009

Brussels EU quarter to get revamp
BBC News, 6 March 2009

France sees new opportunities to promote 'European defence'
Irish Times, 6 March 2009

False alarm on gas supplies exposes EU fears
EUobserver, 6 March 2009

Romania seeks IMF loan as Eastern crisis worsens
EurActiv, 5 March 2009

Icelandic ardour for Europe's club cools
Financial Times, 4 March 2009

Gormley urges withdrawal from European Defence Agency
Irish Times, 3 March 2009

Eastern European currencies tumble after EU leaders reject rescue
International Herald Tribune, 2 March 2009

New 'Iron Curtain' threatens to split Europe over economic crisis
Daily Telegraph, 2 March 2009

Suspicion and self-interest behind the European Union rift
The Times, 2 March 2009

EU leader gets a slap from Sarkozy
International Herald Tribune, 1 March 2009

 


FEBRUARY
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Eurozone unemployment highest for more than two years
The Independent, 28 February 2009

British 'careless' with liberties
BBC News, 28 February 2009

Sweden proposes end to ‘asylum lottery’
Financial Times, 28 February 2009

Raw nerves ahead of snap EU summit
EUobserver, 27 February 2009

German centre-right party calls for EU referendums
EUobserver, 27 February 2009

Eurojust retracts Skype wiretapping plans
EUobserver, 26 February 2009

GMO maize strains move closer to EU approval
EUobserver, 26 February 2009

Ireland not to opt out of EU security policy, says Martin
Irish Times, 24 February 2009

Victory for fishermen over catch quota error
The Independent, 24 February 2009

Slovenia-Croatia dispute lingers despite meeting
EUobserver, 24 February 2009

German CDS debt spreads hit record as economy crumbles
Daily Telegraph, 24 February 2009

Dublin hit by mass protests over economic crisis
EUobserver, 23 February 2009

1,000 of our firefighters could be lost to EU rule
Belfast Telegraph, 23 February 2009

EU regulations threaten care homes
The Herald, 23 February 2009

Secret report reveals how MEPs make millions
Sunday Times, 22 February 2009

EU quangos costing us all £1.8bn called 'not fit for purpose'
Mail on Sunday, 22 February 2009

Eurojust supports wire-tapping of Skype conversations
EUobserver, 20 February 2009

Czech president compares EU parliament to one-party state
EUobserver, 19 February 2009

Ukraine reassures EU amid fresh gas alert
EUobserver, 19 February 2009

Lisbon rerun unlikely to be until after June
Irish Times, 17 February 2009

Weak sterling will help economy
Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2009

Financial crisis tests European Commission authority
EUobserver, 17 February 2009

EU executive urges speedier Polish TV switchover
Reuters, 16 February 2009

£46m taxpayers' bill for companies to store web use details
The Guardian, 13 February 2009

Irish cabinet at odds over June date for Lisbon poll rerun
Irish Independent, 13 February 2009

Europe hit by economic slowdown
BBC News, 13 February 2009

German court to begin hearing on EU treaty
EUobserver, 10 February 2009

EU court to deliver judgement on data retention
EUobserver, 10 February 2009

Serbia told to hold back EU application
EurActiv, 10 February 2009

Europe ambushes Germany on debt bail-out
Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2009

Divide opens between Czechs and French
International Herald Tribune, 9 February 2009

European election looks set to shake up Commission
Financial Times, 9 February 2009

Irish minister meets fishermen amid protests at EU rules
Irish Times, 9 February 2009

Czechs blast 'protectionist' comments by Sarkozy
EUobserver, 9 February 2009

EU red tape cost us £100bn in 10 years
Sunday Express, 8 February 2009

President Blair: Former PM set to become EU chief as Sarkozy battles to win him the post
Mail on Sunday, 8 February 2009

 


JANUARY
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Huge crowds join French strikes
BBC News, 29 January 2009

EU communications derided as 'biased propaganda'
EurActiv, 29 January 2009

Commissioners prepare to stay beyond mandate
European Voice, 29 January 2009

Social unrest grips Europe as global recession bites
EurActiv, 29 January 2009

France rapped for fruit subsidies
European Voice, 28 January 2009

German court handed new complaint on EU treaty
EUobserver, 28 January 2009

Greece paralysed by farmer blockades
Irish Times, 28 January 2009

Australia and allies upset over EU export subsidies
Reuters, 28 January 2009

Europe's winter of discontent
Daily Telegraph, 27 January 2009

Steelworkers demand same government subsidies as European rivals
The Times, 27 January 2009

Ireland to face large EU fines if directive on landfill not enforced
Irish Times 27 January 2009

EU parliament in row over conference ban
The Parliament, 27 January 2009

EU voluntary lobby register failing to increase transparency
The Parliament, 27 January 2009

EU to buy new butter mountain
Irish Independent, 25 January 2009

Spain's jobless rate hits 13.9%
BBC News, 23 January 2009

RCS: Cuts to trainee surgeons' hours threaten patient safety
Daily Telegraph, 23 January 2009

ODS senators plan another challenge to Lisbon Treaty in court
Prague Daily Monitor, 23 January 2009

EU plan to restrict hobby anglers challenged
Daily Telegraph, 23 January 2009

Brussels threatens to block proposal for Northern Rock to step up lending
The Guardian, 23 January 2009

EU threat to retained fire crews
BBC News, 23 January 2009

Spate of downgrades raises fears a big economy could be next
Financial Times, 23 January 2009

Czech lower house committee adjourns Lisbon assessment again
Prague Daily Monitor, 22 January 2009

EU butter mountain to return
Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2009

Crisis meeting called on violent protest across Europe
Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2009

Pressure on Prague won't help ratify Lisbon, minister says
EUobserver, 22 January 2009

Polish president won't sign Lisbon before Irish referendum
EUobserver, 21 January 2009

Business fury at EU ruling on holiday rights for the long-term sick
Daily Mail, 21 January 2009

Poll: Voter interest in EU elections remains low
EurActiv, 21 January 2009

EU vows to bring down spiralling debt, fixes no deadlines
EUbusiness, 21 January 2009

Brussels 'lunacy' on amateur anglers' catches
The Scotsman, 20 January 2009

Spain stripped of its AAA credit rating
Daily Telegraph, 20 January 2009

Eurozone economy 'to shrink 1.9%'
BBC News, 19 January 2009

Most people unaware of upcoming EU elections
EUobserver, 19 January 2009

Help Ireland or it will exit euro, economist warns
Daily Telegraph, 19 January 2009

Blair's EU president hopes hang on Lisbon
Irish Independent, 19 January 2009

EU shelves tax plan for fear of unsettling Irish voters
Irish Times, 19 January 2009

New EU working laws will be disaster for NHS
Sunday Telegraph, 18 January 2009

EU's prestige at risk in continuing gas crisis
International Herald Tribune, 16 January 2009

Minister 'looking forward' to second vote on Lisbon
Irish Independent, 16 January 2009

Hutton says Europeans are 'freeloading' in Afghanistan
Daily Telegraph, 15 January 2009

Czech premier in Lisbon Treaty blunder
EurActiv, 15 January 2009

Czechs unlikely to vote on Lisbon treaty in early February
CeskéNoviny, 15 January 2009

Irish bail-out fear fuels drop in euro
Financial Times, 15 January 2009

Almost half of Slovenians against Croatia's EU entry
EUobserver, 15 January 2009

Schengen database project 'at critical stage'
European Voice, 15 January 2009

EU sculpture hit by sense of humour failure
Daily Telegraph, 15 January 2009

Taxpayers will get million-pound EU bill over waste targets
The Guardian, 14 January 2009

Crunch time for carrots as EU bans pesticides
The Times, 14 January 2009

Cameron: We’ll call a vote on EU treaty
The Sun, 14 January 2009

EU rules driving clinical research trials to extinction
The Times, 14 January 2009

Czech EU art stokes controversy
BBC News, 14 January 2009

EU not getting 'one drop' of Russian gas
EUobserver, 13 January 2009

EU still waiting for Russian gas
EUobserver, 12 January 2009

Blair reappears as choice to be EU president
Financial Times, 12 January 2009

Loosen Britain's ties with European Union, say two-thirds of voters
Sunday Telegraph, 11 January 2009

MEPs hit exchange rate jackpot with a £20,000 pay rise
Daily Mail, 10 January 2009

EU will grab Britain's gas
Daily Express, 9 January 2009

EU e-mail law 'attack on rights'
BBC News, 9 January 2009

Europe's economy contracts at rates not seen since 1930s
Daily Telegraph, 9 January 2009

EU commission considers major relocation in Brussels
EUobserver, 9 January 2009

Czechs preparing 'plan B' on size of commission
Irish Times, 8 January 2009

Slovenia waves referendum card at Croatia
EurActiv, 8 January 2009

ECB deems Britain unworthy of euro
Daily Telegraph, 8 January 2009

EU hampered by divisions in its Mideast policy
International Herald Tribune, 7 January 2009

German bond sale’s fate signals trouble ahead
Financial Times, 7 January 2009

Klaus calls for easing of EU rules
Financial Times, 7 January 2009

Gas crisis intensifies as all European supplies are cut off
The Guardian, 7 January 2009

No need for vote on euro, says Polish PM
Irish Times, 7 January 2009

Tillack case closed
European Voice, 6 January 2009

Gazprom slashes gas supplies to Europe
International Herald Tribune, 6 January 2009

Czechs face tough time at helm of EU
EUobserver, 5 January 2009

Pound slump sends EU bill soaring
Sunday Express, 4 January 2009

EU pesticides ban will 'wipe out' carrot crop
The Observer, 4 January 2009

Hoon favourite to be UK's next European commissioner
The Observer, 4 January 2009

European focus guarantees some a sterling performance
The Times, 3 January 2009

Poll shows little support for joining euro despite pound's fall
The Guardian, 2 January 2009

Anger at plans for 'official' European history
Daily Telegraph, 2 January 2009

Slovakia becomes eurozone member
BBC News, 1 January 2009

Czechs take over leadership of EU
BBC News, 1 January 2009

 


OPINION

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

Lisbon Treaty: Britain should not settle for less than Germany
by Daniel Hannan MEP
Daily Telegraph, 30 June 2009

How the ECB’s fig leaf has completely withered away
by Anatole Kaletsky - Economic view
The Times, 29 June 2009

Germany and France need to sing in tune
by Wolfgang Münchau
Financial Times, 28 June 2009

Government has abandoned democracy to get a 'Yes' vote
by Bruce Arnold
Irish Independent, 27 June 2009

We don't need a president of Europe - least of all Tony Blair
by Stephen Glover
Daily Mail, 19 June 2009

Didn't the Kinnocks do well...(at taking us all for a ride)
by Peter McKay
Daily Mail, 15 June 2009

More Europhile hypocrisy over the Conservatives and the EPP
by Daniel Hannan MEP
Daily Telegraph, 14 June 2009

Labour hurtles into history's abyss – but UKIP poses a real threat to Cameron's Tories
by John Curtice - professor of politics at Strathclyde University
The Independent, 9 June 2009

Kinnock's appointment: They just don't get why we're angry
Daily Mail Comment, 9 June 2009

MEPs vote themselves lower taxes then deny it
Guido Fawkes, 2 June 2009

If the EU seems intent on a putsch then UKIP should give it a shove
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Daily Telegraph, 31 May 2009

California’s day of reckoning is a warning for Europe
by Carl Mortished - Business Commentary
The Times, 26 May 2009

The 18 MEPs who will be paid without having a job
by Daniel Hannan MEP
Daily Telegraph, 23 May 2009

Our powerless MPs, overwhelmed with trivia
by Camilla Cavendish
The Times, 22 May 2009

Europe waits for Germany to come to the rescue
by Anatole Kaletsky - Economic view
The Times, 18 May 2009

Czech mates
by Mark Mardell
BBC Blogs, 18 May 2009

Ditching the euro could boost our failing economy
by David McWilliams
Irish Independent, 6 May 2009

Kosovo and the EU's missing millions
by Bruno Waterfield
Daily Telegraph, 23 April 2009

Eurocrat benefit fraud probe ends in extra payout
Berlaymonster Blog, 5 May 2009

Hands off our hedge funds, protection for private equity
by Jeremy Warner
The Independent, 1 May 2009

Europe's age crisis begins to bite
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Daily Telegraph, 29 April 2009

Just how dishonest are MEPs?
by Bruno Waterfield
Daily Telegraph, 23 April 2009

The human cost of the EU's fishing failure
by Bruno Waterfield
Daily Telegraph, 23 April 2009

Why I could stay and fight no longer
by Alice Mahon, former Labour MP for Halifax
The Independent, 20 April 2009

The EU, the US founding fathers and the “last word”
by Tony Barber
Financial Times Brussels Blog, 20 April 2009

French fishermen speak out against the 'frightening' imprisonment of British comrades
by Christopher Booker
Sunday Telegraph, 19 April 2009

Brussels and its bloated pensions
by David Cronin
The Guardian, 17 April 2009

Eurozone braces itself for the perfect storm
by Anatole Kaletsky
The Times, 9 April 2009

Using Europe to erode our privacy
by Henry Porter
The Guardian, 6 April 2009

Ten years on, the eurozone must beware of Greeks bearing debts
by Charles Grant - director of the Centre for European Reform
The Times, 26 March 2009

We should thank our lucky stars we escaped the budding euro-zone disaster
by Roger Bootle - managing director of Capital Economics
Daily Telegraph, 16 March 2009

Cracks in the euro
by Iain Dey and David Smith
Sunday Times, 15 March 2009

Euro-MPs keep their expenses secret
by Bruno Waterfield
Daily Telegraph, 9 February 2009

The EU will have to surrender to survive
by Gisela Stuart MP
Sunday Telegraph, 8 March 2009

Royal Mail is suffering because of its willingness to comply with EU postal service directives
by Christopher Booker
Sunday Telegraph, 1 March 2009

Breaking point for the eurozone?
by Gordon Rayner
Daily Telegraph, 27 February 2009

How to make a million in five years (become a Euro MP)
by David Craig
Sunday Times, 22 February 2009

Obscure directive could make a lot more trouble for Gordon Brown
Analysis, by Sam Coates
The Times, 17 February 2009

German constitutional court raises some serious issues about the Lisbon Treaty
Open Europe blog, 12 February 2009

European disunion: Is the EU cracking up?
by Bruno Waterfield
Daily Telegraph, 9 February 2009

The rise of the EU quangos
by Dan Lewis - Research Director, Economic Research Council
Daily Telegraph, 7 February 2009

Denis MacShane's 'neo-McCarthyite' smears against EU critics
by Marc Glendening - Campaign Director, Democracy Movement
ConservativeHome.com, 6 February 2009

Reflections on Americans’ views of the euro ex ante
by Martin Feldstein
Vox.eu, 26 January 2009

Stacking up trouble
by Richard North
EUreferendum, 26 January 2009

Analysis: How the Euro threatens stability
by David Blair - Diplomatic Editor
Daily Telegraph, 23 January 2009

The euro is torture instrument for Spain
by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Daily Telegraph, 20 January 2009

How Defra crushed British fishermen
by Christopher Booker
Sunday Telegraph, 18 January 2009

The hard sell of EU propaganda: the hidden case of Slovenia
by Dr Lee Rotherham
ConservativeHome, 18 January 2009

MEPs establish a new budget to sell the EU Constitution
by Daniel Hannan MEP
Daily Telegraph, 14 January 2009

Cold facts of how Ireland could be 'Iceland inside the euro'
by David McWilliams
Irish Independent, 14 January 2009

Eurozone may be next for a test to breaking point
by Anatole Kaletsky
The Times, 12 January 2009

Staying out of the euro has spared us a Spanish-style catastrophe
by Jeff Randall - Business commentator and Editor at large
Daily Telegraph, 9 January 2009

Why I'm glad we are not in the euro
by Sean O'Grady
The Independent, 7 January 2009

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