About: UK membership

Brexit 04-05-2015

Anti-EU Farage faces uncertain future in UK vote

Nigel Farage has turned the UK Independence Party (UKIP) into a national force, but is battling for his future in Thursday's general election, with commentators saying he has run out of steam.
Brexit 26-02-2015

Open Europe: 17% probability of Brexit

The probability of the UK leaving the EU during the next parliament stands at 17%, according to Open Europe, a critical but pro-EU think tank.
Brexit 26-02-2015

Support for EU membership in UK at record high

Support for Britain remaining in the European Union is at its highest in more than four years, according to a poll published on Tuesday (24 February).
Brexit 25-02-2015

Norwegian minister: Do not let UK drift to the fringe

Britain's membership in the European Union is vital for the bloc’s foreign and security policies, but it would not be a safer place if it was to leave the EU altogether, warned Vidar Helgesen, Norway’s Minister for EU Affairs.
Brexit 20-02-2015

WTO preferable to EU, say UK Eurosceptics

The UK should leave the EU and rely on membership of the WTO, according to a major conference in London on alternatives to EU membership. The conference was organised by David Campbell Bannerman MEP and attended by a number of prominent UK eurosceptics. 
European Council 2015 [European Council/Flickr]
Brexit 13-02-2015

Alternatives worse than EU membership, says new report

None of the proposed alternatives to UK membership of the EU would return the same level of benefits and influence, according to a new report.