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At the time of the 2016 referendum, there were widespread fears that Brexit would unleash a contagion effect among other member states.
Populism and nationalism are two concepts that go together today. Isolationist proposals, Euroscepticism and a definition of nation against the “enemy” are three of its main ingredients.
It suddenly looks like the party of government has reached a compromise on its long-held divisions over Europe. But it’s more an unseasonal warm spell than a complete thaw.
Looking back, it’s a wonder the party is still together after years of arguing about this issue.
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In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese “thought language” allows us to change our view of Europe.
Giuseppe Conte, Italy’s new prime minister, will lead a government of populists.
Populist politics can only be sustained if the reality of international co-operation is conveniently set aside.
Carlo Cottarelli: Italy’s prime minister. But for how long?
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What’s caused Italy’s political crisis and what’s likely to happen next.
UKIP leader Henry Bolton is under pressure after members of his senior team resigned.
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How does UKIP keep itself relevant after Brexit?
French voters go to the polls for the first round of election on April 23.
Their policies on Syria, Russia, terrorism and the European Union.
Renzi: in a tight spot.
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The outcome of Italy’s referendum on constitutional reform could have significant consequences for financial markets and the future of the EU.
All across the continent, euroscepticism is offering a new outlet for old feelings.
A surprising level of anti-EU sentiment among unionists should be on Remain’s radar.
Landing on every door mat.
Two academics assess the main arguments made in the government’s EU referendum leaflet.
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British public is the least well-informed of any EU country when it comes to Europe.
Counting of the Dutch referendum ballots gets underway.
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Explained: the implications of a Eurosceptic victory in the Netherlands vote.
Diplomats and businesspeople in Australia would likely be dismayed if Britain was to leave the European Union.
Despite its distance from Europe, Euroscepticism can be observed in Australia. What would a ‘Brexit’ from the EU mean for Australia?
Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-austerity, progressive platform has found a large and receptive audience among the UK Labour Party faithful.
A Jeremy Corbyn victory would consolidate Euroscepticism across the British political spectrum, throwing the outcome of the forthcoming referendum into even further doubt.
Walking a fine line.
David Cameron has opened discussions at the European Council about the changes he wants to see in the European Union ahead of a UK referendum on membership. This is an unprecedented step. It is the first…
Are Britain and Germany going in the same direction?
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The Conservatives argue that the rest of Europe wants reform too. Is this true?
Are we waving too many flags for Europe in history lessons?
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Claims by a group of eminent British historians that Eurohistory is taking over the school curriculum are unfounded.