Category Archives: press review

Barnier: “There can only be one” (EU president)

Michel Barnier, French Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services, suggested in a speech given on “Europe Day” (9 May of course..) that the offices of President of the European Council and President of the European Commission should be merged. … Continue reading


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Week in Review

Here’s some of the “of interest” stories of the past week as reported by European media and the blogosphere. The Eternal Wars: The French Socialist Party considers France’s “military presence” in Afghanistan is “no longer justified”. This is one of the … Continue reading

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Press Review: War and Democracy

I am often a little frustrated by not having the time to blog about topics which, while they might not merit a whole post, I would like to mention. How could I not bring up EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard … Continue reading

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