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Verhofstadt: Brexit ‘Chaos’ Will Make People Like the EU Again

The European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator has claimed the “chaos” of UK’s exit from the bloc will stem the rise of populist Euroscepticism on the continent and make Europeans ‘attached’ to the Brussels bureaucracy once more.

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Top Polish Politician: European Union in Greatest Ever Crisis

Deputy speaker of the Polish parliament and member of the Law and Justice Party (PiS) Ryszard Terlecki has claimed that the European Union is facing its greatest crisis as divisions between East and West continue to grow.

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Pro-Sovereignty Populists on Course to Dominate European 2018 Elections

After the victory of pro-sovereignty Czech President Miloš Zeman, many are looking to the next three big national elections in Europe this year in which populists and pro-sovereignty parties look to dominate in Italy and Hungary and place strongly in Sweden.

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EU Plots To Starve Eurosceptic Parties Of Funding

Senior MEPs are plotting to change the European Parliament’s rules to starve Eurosceptic parties of European Union (EU) money. Along with changing the rules so that smaller parties will no longer receive cash, they also propose funding only groups which

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London Local Council Votes To Back Brexit In Referendum

(AFP) – A local council in London became the first in Britain to endorse leaving the European Union in a vote. Havering Council in east London voted by 30 to 15 in favour of a motion tabled by a councillor

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Austria Next? EU Exit Petition Hits 100,000 Threshold

In a sign that eurosceptic sentiment is spreading across the Continent, it has been announced that 261,159 Austrians beat the 1 July deadline to sign a petition supporting a referendum on whether Austria should leave the EU. This means the threshold of 100,000

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Eurosceptics Risk Endangering the People of Britain, Claims Miliband

Labour leader Ed Miliband has been heaped with ridicule after suggesting that Eurosceptics were endangering the people of Britain by putting the country at increased risk of terrorism. Critics have pointed out that membership of the EU has in itself

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EU Heads Top Ten List of Global Threats, Ahead of Putin and ISIS

Growing discord within the European Union has topped a top ten list of global threats, ahead of Putin’s Russia and ISIS. The list was compiled by leading risk consultancy Eurasia Group, who warned that the rise of populist parties threatened