• Insight by John Kerr, 23 July 2014

    John Kerr explains why breaking up is hard to do, and why no-one knows how exactly to reconnect an independent Scotland with the EU.

  • Insight by John Springford, 14 July 2014

    Britain's eurosceptics and its continental critics agree that the eurozone will push it out of the EU. But eurozone and UK interests are more aligned than opposed.

  • Opinion piece by Charles Grant
    Challenges Fr, 02 July 2014

    Interview avec Charles Grant, directeur du think-tank Centre for european reform, estime que le Royaume-Uni pourrait quitter l'Union européenne.

  • Opinion piece by Charles Grant
    Financial Times, 26 June 2014

    The British leader has time to prevent a calamity of his own making. Unless David Cameron changes course, the prime minister’s plans to reform the EU and persuade the British to vote to stay in it seem likely to fail.

  • Opinion piece by John Springford
    Project Syndicate, 25 June 2014

    Membership of the European Union has shackled Britain’s economy to a corpse. The United Kingdom has been bound by swaths of costly red tape to a bunch of moribund economies with no growth prospects. As a result, UK exporters have been held back from the fast-growing markets of the Commonwealth and the developing world.

  • Opinion piece by Stephen Tindale
    The Sunday Express, 24 June 2014

    The current president of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, leaves office in November. Who should replace him? As always in EU discussions, this had led to arguments about content (which individual?) and about process (who should decide?).

  • Insight by John Springford, Simon Tilford, 23 June 2014

    The battle for Juncker does not pit the British against Europe's democrats. It is a power grab by the European Parliament, combined with self-interested haggling by governments.

  • The final report of the CER commission on the UK and the EU single market, 09 June 2014

    A group of experts finds that, after leaving the EU, the UK would face an invidious choice: sign up to the single market’s rules, or suffer economic damage.