Tag Archives: Europe

Bundesbank calls for higher wages across Eurozone

The call follows a raft of recent reports highlighting inequality as a threat to the global economy.

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Tar sands provide an opportunity to show the EU as a force for good

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The European Commission must ban the sale of tar sands crude oil in the EU.

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Tory ally convicted of race hate appointed to Civil Liberties committee

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A Finnish MEP and ally of David Cameron with a criminal record for inciting racial hatred has been appointed to the Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament.

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Poor people in Britain – poorer than those in similar-sized economies


Incomes in the West Midlands are significantly lower than in the poorest regions of Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.

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Why the left should be just as angry about Juncker as David Cameron

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The fact that David Cameron recognises the unsuitability of Jean Claude Juncker doesn’t make it any less true.

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Left Foot Forward readers overwhelmingly back free movement


74 per cent do not want restrictions put on the free movement of labour within the EU.

Posted in A Britain We All Call Home | Also tagged , , , | 7 Responses

Cameron’s choice of ally in Europe makes it harder to achieve reform

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Serious reform can only be delivered by building alliances with mainstream leaders in Europe.

Posted in A Britain We All Call Home | Also tagged , , , , , | 9 Responses

Beijing and Washington’s assertiveness on carbon pollution exposes Europe’s dithering

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Climate has become such a low priority for European leaders that they see the horse-trading over jobs in the Commission as a bigger deal than efforts to avert climate change.

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EU voters – Independent Scotland should join EU, but not automatically

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Voters in six EU countries other than Britain have given their thumbs up to an independent Scotland gaining membership of the European Union.

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Poll: Should Labour support restrictions on the free movement of workers?

Should the party pledge to introduce tougher restrictions if it returns to office?

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