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Bringing Home the Bacon

The European Voice reports to 2009 figures for the biggest net contributors and net recipients of the EU budget. Highlights: Poland finally overtook Greece as the biggest beneficiary, the former received €6.49 billion more than it paid (contributed €3 billion, received … Continue reading

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German Reunification 20 Years On

Twenty years ago, the division of Germany between the liberal democratic West and the “really existing socialism” of the East came to an end. In so doing, Germany cleared the way for the reunification of Europe both in ending the … Continue reading

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