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by Kevin Hannon, Chairman of the European Movement’s Midlands Branch// “Where the enemies breed destructions, sow seeds of startling lights.” Ben Okri The results of the EP elections will have caused dismay in many European capitals and no doubt in Washington. In Moscow they will have an opposite effect. President Putin must be delighted to… » read more

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by Brendan Donnelly, Director of the Federal Trust and former Member of the European Parliament/// Predictably, many commentaries in the British mass media have gloatingly presented the European Elections as a continent-wide reject ion of the process of European integration, as the long-ignored peoples of Europe rising up in democratic wrath against their oppressors in… » read more

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by Petros Fassoulas, Chairman of the European Movement UK/// The rise of UKIP and other far-right movements across Europe is a manifestation of the electorates’ disapproval of mainstream political parties and their handling of the financial crisis that engulfed the world in 2008. Their dissatisfaction is justified. But the European Elections come at a time… » read more

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By Lord Wallace, Lords government Whip responsible for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office/// There’s a wide gap between the debate leading up to the Euro-elections and the similarly confused public debate about Britain’s foreign policy and security priorities. For UKIP and some on the Conservative Right, France and Germany represent threats to British sovereignty, to… » read more

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by Charles Kennedy MP, President of the European Movement/// As the debate around Britain’s EU membership intensifies ahead of the European Parliament elections on 22 May, it is worth remembering the advantages the EU brings to its members. 9 May marks the beginning of a process of cooperation, which intended to make war between Europe’s… » read more

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