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David Cameron wants to increase the role of national parliaments in the EU. His pledge will hold more weight if British parliamentary scrutiny of EU affairs was improved.
Buffeted by events in Ukraine, Belarus’s leaders are trying to balance their dependency on Moscow by enhancing ties with the EU. Brussels is responding.
A British exit from the EU most imperils the UK's poorest regions, and could make the country's regional inequality worse.
TTIP’s benefits for Europe’s foreign policy should play a larger role in Europe’s debate about the trade talks.
Western sanctions are hurting Russia more than Europe. They will remain an essential tool to prevent a strong and aggressive Russia dominating its neighbours.
Far from rebalancing, Germany’s trade surplus continues to grow. This is in nobody’s interests. The German government could and should take steps to reduce it.
In any renegotiation with the EU, Britain should not ask for opt-outs from social policy or financial regulation. But it should seek safeguards for the single market.
Europe’s economies welcome the collapse of oil prices. But serious foreign policy problems await if oil remains cheap.