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Fredrik Erixon [ECIPE]
EU Elections 2014 30-05-2014

After the election – business as usual

In a strange kind of way, the result of last weekend’s elections is “business as usual”. Ideas to strengthen the role of the European Parliament will be moderated and new, eurosceptic voices will have difficulty exercising any influence, writes Fredrik Erixon.
Elections 30-09-2013

Germany and the EU: a new cycle?

A new coalition in Germany may revamp its EU policy towards more commitment. The country's partners will have to get a better grasp of its concerns, but the new constellation can foster further progress in Europe, write Jacques Delors, Antonio Vitorino and Yves Bertoncini.
Elections 09-09-2013

The German election: What’s in it for Europe?

As German election day approaches, the outcome and coalition formed in its aftermath will have an impact on the country's positions on European issues. Roland Freudenstein ponders which are the likely post-election scenarios and what they mean for Europe.
Elections 05-09-2013

Green is the new black

German chancellor Angela Merkel’s best bet for a stable third term could very well be a coalition with the Green Party, writes Kevin Lees.
Brexit 17-08-2012

Britain, Europe and referendums

Europe is the key to the future of the coalition government in Britain. Unless the current tendency to pander to the eurosceptic right is abandoned, the Liberal Democrats will be inevitably driven into a future coalition with a Labour Party that has declined to commit political suicide by heading too far to the left, writes Tom Spencer.