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.
Between the lines, the new ‘five presidents’ report’ on the future of EMU tells an interesting story about how eurozone leaders see their future together. Britain should take note, writes Renaud Thillaye.
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.
A group of British business leaders and entrepreneurs are preparing to launch a campaign for Britain to leave the European Union at a planned membership referendum, a major donor to the UK Independence Party said.
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.
Britain wants a guarantee from the European Union that it will not be penalised for remaining outside the eurozone, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said on Wednesday (10 June), setting out one key demand in London's renegotiation with the bloc.
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).
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.
In the debate over EU reforms, the European Commission and the United Kingdom agree on many points, including the division of powers between the EU and its member states, according to the chief of staff of Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. EurActiv.de reports .
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker are meeting in Berlin on Monday (1 June) for talks that will likely be dominated by British Prime Minister David Cameron's reform plans for the EU.
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.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth will set out the government's plans for a European Union membership referendum on Wednesday (27 May) as Prime Minister David Cameron faces pressure to explain when it will be held and what changes to the EU he wants before then.
Martin Lidegaard, Denmark's Minister for Foreign Affairs, has warned David Cameron against copying the Danish EU opt-out model when the UK Prime Minister negotiates a reform of Britain's relations with the EU, saying "it has given us nothing but problems".
European aerospace giant Airbus has weighed into a debate about Britain's future in Europe, warning of job losses and "huge" economic risks if the country votes to leave the European Union in a referendum to be held by 2017.
Britain's top bosses should defend membership of the European Union by telling voters it is the best guarantee of prosperity, the head of the country's largest business lobby group will say on Wednesday (20 May).
Andy Burnham, frontrunner to become leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, threw his weight behind the idea of a referendum on the country's EU membership, and said he would demand it took place in 2016 if he becomes party leader.
Prime Minister David Cameron travels to Scotland on Friday (15 May) to face Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, whose triumph at last week's election put Britain's unity in jeopardy just nine months after a referendum saved it.