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The row over TTIP rumbles on

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The row over TTIP and the inclusion of an ISDS mechanism is growing.

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Cameron must not cave in to UKIP pressure at the EU climate change summit

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The argument put forward by Tory and UKIP dinosaurs is fundamentally flawed.

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Integration should be the focus of immigration policy, not posturing

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Poverty and job insecurity are more strongly associated with support for UKIP than migration.

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Until recently the Tories said Jose Manuel Barroso’s views were ‘definitive’

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When the European Commission president agrees with David Cameron his views are ‘definitive’.

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Row over CETA free trade deal escalates


The row between Canada and Germany over the future of the stalled CETA free trade deal rumbles on after Germany said it wanted to re-open the talks.

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Why I’m fighting the anti-democratic TTIP

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The role of politicians is to represent the interests of society, not corporations.

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A lesson in democracy – from the European Parliament

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When it comes to representative democracy, Parliament could learn a thing or two from Europe.

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The Conservatives’ plan to scrap the Human Rights Act will be applauded by dictators around the world

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Chris Grayling’s proposals are a calculated move to win over UKIP’s growing constituency of angry little men.

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The biggest threat to our human rights comes not from European judges in Strasbourg but from the Conservative party

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As the Kremlin looks on with glee, the Labour message must be clear: not in our name.

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The Tory human rights plan: not as significant at it sounds

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If the acid test is whether the plan would prevent another Abu Qatada or prison votes row – then it fails.

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