Brexit

The Secret History of the Euro’s Birth

The Secret History of the Euro’s Birth

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A few days ago I tried to sketch out how the upcoming UK-EU In-Out Referendum actually boils down to an argument over whether it is possible to have a European Union with most members in a currency union, and a few of them resolutely outside it. When we Brits look across the Channel, we tend…

Mr Cameron’s Gamble

Mr Cameron’s Gamble

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On 29 October we learnt from the BBC, that the Prime Ministers of both Finland and Estonia (snowy Baltic neighbours) had no idea what Mr Cameron was talking about. This was not due to some egregious Foreign Office failure to translate Mr Cameron’s speeches into all the major Finno-Ugric languages; but rather the simple omission…