British Prime Minister David Cameron was given less than ten minutes to present his proposals for EU reform at the European summit on Thursday (25 June), as the Greek debt consumed most of the attention of EU heads of state.
EU Council President Donald Tusk warned the UK that “the fundamental values of the EU are not for sale,” as the British Prime Minister is set to lay out his UK referendum plans during the June Council Summit in Brussels.
“It's right for Britain to have this renegotiation and this referendum to address the concerns that the British people have about Europe and to make sure that the British people have the final say about whether we stay in a reformed EU or leave,” said British Prime Minister David Cameron, upon arrival to the EU Council summit on Thursday.
Opinion polls currently point to a clear victory for the ‘Yes’ camp in Britain’s referendum on EU membership. But those who are shy in declaring their voting intentions could foil the pollsters, writes Dr Melanie Sully.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will present his counterparts with a list of demands for the UK’s European Union membership renegotiation at the European Council dinner on Thursday. EurActiv France reports .
The idea of a reinsurance mechanism for savings accounts is among the few concrete proposals in the Five Presidents' report. By helping to avoid bank runs, it would offer the beginnings of a solution to the Greek crisis. EurActiv France reports .
There are good reasons why David Cameron should go for an early referendum on Britain’s EU membership, argues Dr Melanie Sully. But a muddled rushed job would bounce back to cause even more strife in the long run, she writes.
If the right-wing opposition parties win the Danish general elections next week, Denmark's EU affairs policies will become more Eurosceptic, and will support British Prime Minister David Cameron's call for EU reforms, the parties confirmed on Thursday (11 June).
UK Prime Minister David Cameron today (10 June) agreed to allow Members of Parliament to vote on whether 16 and 17 year olds should be allowed to participate in the country's in-out referendum on European Union membership.
The British government will not use large amounts of public money to back any one side of the campaign in the final weeks leading up to Britain's planned European Union membership referendum, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday (9 June).
The Group of Seven (G7) leaders vowed at a summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday to keep sanctions against Russia in place until President Vladimir Putin and Moscow-backed separatists fully implement the terms of a peace deal for Ukraine.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has been challenged by a group of over 50 lawmakers from his Conservative Party who are prepared to join a campaign backing Britain's exit from the European Union unless he achieves radical changes in the bloc.
Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain's relationship with the European Union was "not good enough" after his foreign minister warned that the bloc had to change its founding treaties and give London a meaty reform deal to keep it as a member.
David Cameron should not overburden negotiations with EU partners with unattainable demands, says the head of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber. Discrimination against EU citizens in the United Kingdom would be a "red line" the CSU politician told Tagesspiegel .
Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Wedensday (27 May) set in motion Prime Minister David Cameron's plans for a European Union membership referendum on Wednesday as he faced pressure to explain when it will be held and what changes to the EU he wants beforehand.