Tag: EU hypocrisy

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The EU: A Wounded Beast Whose Time Has Passed

The beast is wounded – probably mortally – but it will take an inordinately long time to die and in its prolonged death throes it will devastate whole nations’ economies, living standards and dignity. Circle the date ‘5 July 2015’ in your

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Hard-Pressed MEPs Decide To Give Themselves A Pay Rise

MEPs have graciously awarded themselves an extra €18,000 annually to spend on assistants, meaning the EU will spend €207 million (£149 million) a year on personal assistants by 2016. The seven per cent raise means each and every MEP will