The continent’s economic woes are confined to the business pages, whilst the scandalous conduct of the European Parliament is simply unreported.
Or does Brussels propose to put up with Orban’s provocations and allow him to assume next year the presidency of the EU?
The European Parliament is not a Parliament at all. Clarity never arrives. All is opaque, an endless subterranean wrestling match, for the irrelevant voters intolerably dull.
Thoughtful, polite and Left-of-Centre, he was the Eurosceptic whom federalists found it hardest to dislike.
The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
His best hope of success in British politics is to boost his chances in elections by dividing the Conservatives and plundering their vote.
Macron has been steadfast in his belief that the EU should stand firm on access to UK waters. He may be forced to compromise, however.
“I wish you all the best for the future. I want to return to the kind of vision that Churchill set out.”
“Once we’ve left, we are never coming back – and rest, frankly, is detail. We’re going: we will be gone.”
His ‘Contract with the People’ makes an effort to stake out some new territory for the People’s Army, but he faces an uphill climb.
It’s time to grasp the real message of the 2016 referendum: that universal suffrage has been a mistake of historic proportions.
Many of our proposals can be introduced quickly. Some might take 12 – 15 months. We don’t believe anything will take longer than two to three years.
The alternatives were worse – and her record in overseeing the Bundeswehr suggests that the misguided project would be doomed on her watch.
“I’ve always sat quietly when they perform it…I don’t want to be unkind and disrespectful.”
So how are we going to get a new deal? The key is to build strong relationships, both across the Party, with our DUP allies, and with our European partners.