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#Brexit: Despite the vote, the odds are against Britain leaving the EU

#Brexit: Despite the vote, the odds are against Britain leaving the EU

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Brexit vote shows that a majority of the British voters understand that the UK government represents interests other than the interests of the British people, writes Paul Craig Roberts. As difficult as the British know it is to hold their own government to account, they understand they have no prospect whatsoever of holding the […]

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#Brexit: British exit from EU not inevitable, despite referendum

#Brexit: British exit from EU not inevitable, despite referendum

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the first hours after the British public voted to exit the European Union, amid all sorts of triumphal statements and recriminations, one declaration was notably absent: the formal notification to the EU that the United Kingdom intends to leave the organization, which is required to start the clock on negotiations for a departure. Prime […]

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#StrongerIn: Why young voters need to show up on 23 June

#StrongerIn: Why young voters need to show up on 23 June

With the upcoming EU referendum on 23 June, it is more important than ever that the young voters make their way to the voting booth, writes Jane Booth. At a recent campaign event targeting young voters, Prime Minister David Cameron said: “You have the most to gain by staying in a reformed EU, and you […]

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#StrongerIn: BHP boss warns Brexit would lead to decade of damaging economic uncertainty

#StrongerIn: BHP boss warns Brexit would lead to decade of damaging economic uncertainty

Andrew Mackenzie, the chief executive of mining giant BHP Billiton, has warned that leaving the European Union could spell the beginning of a decade of damaging economic uncertainty for British business. Speaking on Monday (18 April), Mackenzie said Brexit would be detrimental to both the EU and Britain, with the latter set to lose economic, […]

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#Taxes: EU to force large companies to disclose more tax details

#Taxes: EU to force large companies to disclose more tax details

Following the leak of the Panama Papers, the European Union has revealed its latest plans to force large companies to disclose more about their tax affairs. They will have to declare publicly how much tax they pay in each EU country as well as any activities carried out in specific tax havens, reported BBC News. […]

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#Brexit: ‘Leave’ and ‘Remain’ groups make their official nomination to get state funds

#Brexit: ‘Leave’ and ‘Remain’ groups make their official nomination to get state funds

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EU referendum’s debate is to enter a heated phase as groups hoping to front the official In and Out campaigns make their pitch to be allowed to spend up to £7 million. The Electoral Commission is expected to decide the official groups by 14 April. They can select one designated lead campaign for both the […]

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#BrusselsAttacks: Brexit and closing EU frontier will not stop Islamist terrorism

#BrusselsAttacks: Brexit and closing EU frontier will not stop Islamist terrorism

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the saddest aspects of the Brussels atrocities was the immediate efforts by anti-Europeans to proclaim that outside the EU Britain would be safe or safer from terror attacks, writes Denis MacShane. UKIP spokesmen were first into the gutter to try and exploit the Islamist killings in Brussels but Marine Le Pen and even Donald […]

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