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Is there any point in Britain staying in the EU if it is outside the euro? No, according to increasing numbers of British eurosceptics and European federalists.
Den nuværende krise og sprækkerne i eurozonen kan resultere i et styrket Europa. Unionsprojektet er allerede i gang med at gennemgå et nødvendigt realitetstjek, mener vicepræsident Katinka Barysch fra anerkendt Europa-tænketank.
Europe's growth strategy is based on a larger trade surplus with the rest of the world, to make up for slow domestic growth, as consumers are weighed down by debt.
The working time directive has had limited impact on British business. It has caused trouble in hospitals partly because the NHS relies so heavily on junior doctors.
Despite the overwhelming weight of evidence, both empirical and theoretical, many policy-makers will continue to trot out Margaret Thatcher's favourite line: there is no alternative.
The euro crisis is fuelling populism but it is not the only reason. Italy and Greece are special cases. Political uncertainty would prevail without austerity.
Many economists have been accused of being too gloomy about the euro because they underestimate the degree of political commitment that eurozone countries have made to the euro.
Leaving the EU would not resolve Britain's economic difficulties, which are mostly home-grown. However, it could turn Britain into a more closed economy.