The EU is caught between making more effective decisions and compromising its smaller members’ interests.
Posts Tagged: Greece
The latest data on cases and death rates across the continent.
The latest developments in contact tracing – and why the Government is not alone in having problems with its system
Singapore, Australia and other countries experienced difficulties; the important thing is learning from these and improving matters.
Emily Barley: The Government’s Brexit plan puts us at risk of substandard and corrupt justice systems in EU member states
Britons were told the country would be leaving the dangerous European Arrest Warrant system, but its replacement looks suspiciously similar.
David Burrowes: Our new relationship with Europe is an opportunity to show more compassion to refugees
I am troubled by signs coming from the UK-EU negotiations. We must not water down rights for those fleeing war, persecution and violence.
Alec Shelbrooke: Next year’s exam season should be postponed – to allow more catch-up time in schools
It would require the willingness of exam boards to adjust their timetables. But with the will to achieve this, it could be done.
By all indications, the country’s citizens have been some of Europe’s most compliant in observing lockdown.
The UK quarantine for international arrivals: what the rules are – and the reasons for their imposition now
Whereas other countries, such as Israel and Australia, implemented travel bans mid-March, the country is only following now.
Interview: Lamont describes how the belief that Britain should leave the EU entered the Tory mainstream
Her told a meeting in 1994 that “it has recently been said that the option of leaving the Community [is] ‘unthinkable’. I believe this attitude is rather simplistic.”
The UK’s role is limited, as we will not and cannot put our own people into this theatre – but we must do what we can.
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: May failed to lead Britain out of the EU – but her successor can yet succeed
There may be greater willingness by Brussels to negotiate following populist successes in the European elections.
Some MPs, such as Charlie Elphicke, have been pushing to bring it back not just to bring joy to passengers, but to help revitalise ports and other seaside towns.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
It would need unanimous agreement. Looking at each of the 27’s varying comments, there are six distinct camps of opinion.
Their high-handed dismissal of Cameron helped deliver Brexit. The insults of Tusk and Verhofstadt show nothing has changed.