Brussels Bureaucracy: British MEPs fail to Block EU Laws 84% of the Time
Business for Britain says British MEPs are being outvoted in the European Parliament on virtually every occasionReuters
Independent cross-party campaign group, Business for Britain, has revealed that British MEPs are failing to stop legislation passing into European and UK law on almost every occasion.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:49)
UK, EU, and Nato - all in need of a 'new world order'?
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:56
Nation state boundaries less and less relevant
• All conflicts are connected
• Federalism not necessarily a dirty word
Dutch foreign minister tipped for EU Commission job: reports
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:39
Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans was in Brussels on Tuesday for talks with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker about becoming a commissioner in his new administration, Dutch media reported.
Timmermans, from the centre-left PvdA party, is in the running to become one of the Commission's vice presidents, state broadcaster NOS reported, as well as possibly having an economics portfolio.
LITTLEJOHN: Immigration? It's a funny old game...
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:03
By RICHARD LITTLEJOHN
As football’s transfer window slammed shut last night, Manchester United were still not certain when one of their expensive new signings will be allowed to pull on the famous red jersey.
UK Muslim leaders issue fatwa condemning Britons who join jihadi extremists
Monday, 01 September 2014 08:43
Strong condemnation by Muslims of Britons joining Islamic extremists
Fatwa is an edict issued by a learned Muslim scholar about Islamic life
Comes as Britain's terror threat is hiked from 'substantial' to 'severe'
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning British jihadis, it was revealed today.
The fatwa, which has been issued by some of the country’s top imams, is the strongest condemnation yet by the Muslim community of Britons joining Islamic extremists.
A perfect storm that could sink Cameron
Monday, 01 September 2014 07:52
By PETER MCKAY
David Cameron faces a substantial risk of losing the confidence of his party
The terrorism threat level is raised from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’. Meaning a terrorist attack is ‘highly likely’.
Yet Home Secretary Theresa May says there is no evidence to suggest one is ‘imminent’. Confusing, isn’t it?
It’s the same with the threat level to David Cameron’s position as Tory leader.
Russia blasts EU’s Barroso over Putin's '2 weeks to Kiev' remark
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:45
A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticised European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished.
EU prepares emergency ‘Plan B’ blueprint in case Russia halts gas - report
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:20
The European Union may ban the ‘re-selling’ of gas and limit industrial use as part of a contingency plan to create a stockpile for next winter, in case Russian gas stops flowing through Ukraine, according to a European Commission source.
Foreseeing a possible halt in supplies over the political standoff between Russia and Ukraine, Europe has an emergency plan to stock up on energy supplies, the source told Reuters .
Last Updated (Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:35)
Humiliated Bercow forced to 'pause' plans to hire Australian woman to run Parliament after row that she is not up to the job
Monday, 01 September 2014 17:42
Speaker heckled by MPs as he halts plan to appoint Carol Mills as Clerk
Critics claim the Australian has no knowledge of complex rules of Parliament
£200,000 job combines role of chief executive with advising on procedure
Bookies slash odds of Bercow being replaced as Speaker to just 3/1
John Bercow was today forced to back down in the row over his plans to hire an Australian woman to run Parliament.
The Commons Speaker issued a humiliating statement to MPs, announcing a 'modest pause' in the recruitment process for a new Clerk of the Commons, to jeers from backbenchers.
Last Updated (Monday, 01 September 2014 18:23)
Up to 100 Eurosceptic Tory MPs set to defy David Cameron and promise to vote to leave the EU in 2017 referendum
Monday, 01 September 2014 08:29
Scores of MPs to promise to vote to leave EU in future referendum
Comes after Douglas Carswell defected to UKIP and criticised PM
Top Tory Michael Fabricant urges party to fight by-election 'seriously'
Three 'Eurosceptic' Tories have begun talks with Ukip, it is reported
Some Tories could campaign using quotes from Nigel Farage on election literature and remove all Conservative logos
Independent Scotland 'would face £2.5billion bill': Report warns 'start up costs' are ten times more than Alex Salmond has claimed
Monday, 01 September 2014 07:34
Centre for Business and Economic Research warned costs will be vast
Is based on creating tax and welfare systems, a defence force and embassies
SNP First Minister has suggested a £250million price tag if union breaks up
A report by the Centre for Business and Economic Research says an independent Scotland's start up costs would be ten times more than Alex Salmond has predicted
An independent Scotland would require ‘start up costs’ of £2.5billion – ten times more than Alex Salmond has claimed – according to an expert report.
- Now taxman plans to raid bank accounts of struggling families it overpaid tax credits
- Revealed: How white British pupils will be outnumbered in English state schools by 2037
- We can do deal on migrants and benefits to keep Britain on board, says new EU chief: Donald Tusk says it would be a 'dark scenario' if the UK were to leave
- What Carswell's defection means for Labour and the Left
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Crumbling EU recovery threatens UK growth: Figures show that Britain's economy grew at its slowest pace in a year
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European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Romania on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020
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UK should consider leaving the EU warns Legal & General boss
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EU Supports Moldova To Secure FTA Benefits
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What a waste! Unelected Eurocrats’ trips cost taxpayer £2.5m a year - JET-SETTING round the world by unelected Brussels chiefs costs European taxpayers more than £2.5million a year, it emerged yesterday.
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