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by H.E. Asta Skaisgiryte Liauskiene, Ambassador of Lithuania to the UK /// As the European Union moves towards recovery, closer cooperation between member states is needed more than ever in order to ensure growth, job creation and better competitiveness. The EU must demonstrate to its people and the world that it pursues credible financial and… » read more

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Croatia becomes the 28th member state of the European Union today, 1 July 2013. A date that marks the completion of a long journey that sees Croatia re-join the European mainstream after 22, often painful, years. Not everything will change overnight, and Croatia still has many challenges to overcome. But Croatia’s accession to the EU… » read more

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by Petros Fassoulas ||| Imagine you are a UK citizen living in another EU Member State, let’s say Germany. You moved there for work in April 2007 and you were gainfully employed until April 2009, when you were made redundant. Throughout your employment in Germany you paid taxes and national insurance contributions, yet your claim… » read more

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Last Tuesday, the Financial Times reported that the French and German governments, acting together, had decided not to make any contribution to the work of the British Coalition government’s “Review of Competences,” a study set up as part of the Coalition agreement in 2010 to review the legislative competences of the European Union. Some European… » read more

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by Charles Kennedy MP, President of the European Movement UK The Prime Minister’s speech at the end of January has created a sense of uncertainty and insecurity among those that believe in Britain’s membership of the EU. Many, both within the UK but also among our European and global partners, have expressed concern about the… » read more

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