By seeing off Le Pen and electing the most ideologically pro-EU president since Giscard d’Estaing, France has changed the game.
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It’s sad in a way, but the quicker Labour is eclipsed and a new leftist party emerges, the better for everyone.
With growing problems at home, many member states are at odds with the Commission’s punitive line on Brexit.
A major risk and a priority in the negotiations must be maintaining the EU’s system of financial passporting for British institutions.
Daniel Hannan: We will get a good deal – because rational self-interest will overcome the Eurocrats’ fury
While Tusk and Barnier fume, the member states sound rather more emollient.
Owen Paterson: It’s time for the Government to face up to the grim truth. The NHS simply isn’t fit for purpose.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
The EPP Christian Democrat group now believes that the Union can reconnect to people by giving richer middle class kids free summer holidays backpacking around the Dordogne.
Christopher Howarth: Cameron’s Hollow Deal 5) It isn’t future-proof – indeed, its already out of date
The final post in this series on how the Prime Minister’s aim of a reformed Europe, claimed by him as the basis for a Remain vote, was not achieved by his renegotiation.
James Cartlidge: I will vote Remain because I believe in the sovereignty that matters most – that of economic strength
Do people find sovereignty in a Parliament they regrettably take little interest in – or in actual power and the pound in their pocket: their job; their standard of living?
Lord Ashcroft: “If Britain leaves, we’ll be left behind with all these losers” – what the Dutch make of Brexit
For some, a Leave vote in Britain would raise questions about their own country’s position: “If they go, we should leave too”.
We need a new law to defend the vulnerable victims of sex trafficking.
Few leaders on the continental mainland have the understanding and the political will to take the measures that are needed to protect their citizens.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Our best future in Europe would be a multi-speed EU – not the divorce that would be worse for everyone
Recognising tensions as part of the Union’s future structure is the best way to overcome them.
In 2005, the then 15 members of the European Union agreed to reach a 0.7 per cent aid target by 2015. Apart from us only four EU countries have actually delivered.
Andrew Lilico: “The idea of a Single European State is now old-fashioned. When I go round Europe no-one is in favour of that.”