EU referendum

U.K. Chancellor Of The Exchequer George Osborne Presents The Autumn Statement

The EU renegotiation is now the biggest obstacle to Osborne making it to Number 10

28 November 2015 10:22

At the start of this week, everyone was wondering how George Osborne was going to get out of trouble on…


Vote Leave and Leave.EU won’t be merging anytime soon

24 November 2015 17:59

Is peace about to break out between the two Brexit campaigns, Vote Leave and Leave.EU? Today’s Daily Telegraph reports that Arron Banks, the co-founder…

Lords At State Opening of Parliament, UK

Lords votes to give 16 and 17 year-olds the vote in the EU referendum

18 November 2015 19:24

The House of Lords has tonight voted to give 16 and 17 year olds the vote in the EU referendum.…

Former Marks and Spencer's boss and the current chairman of the 'Britain Stronger in Europe' campaign Lord Stuart Rose (Left) prepares to speak during a press conference, with TV presenter June Sarpong, at The Truman Brewery on October 12, 2015 in London, England.

Who will influence the EU referendum? Martin Lewis, not June Sarpong

12 November 2015 17:19

The Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis is apparently the most trusted voice on the EU referendum, according to a new poll.…


Vote Leave campaign goes to war with No.10 and Leave.EU

11 November 2015 17:26

The government is getting its revenge on the Vote Leave campaign. After a stunt at Monday’s CBI conference — where two protesters…

David Cameron thinks during a question and answer session after he delivers a speech on EU reform and the UKs renegotiation at Chatham House on November 10, 2015 in London, England.

Eurosceptics lambast David Cameron’s rhetoric on EU reform

10 November 2015 17:11

David Cameron’s speech and letter on EU reform have gone down as you might expect with Eurosceptics: they hated them. MPs…

Prime Minister David Cameron Makes Speech On The UK's Position In Europe

Cameron is fighting insurgencies on two fronts: Scotland and Europe

10 November 2015 14:22

Counter-insurgency operations, as any army officer could tell you, are a messy business in which the consequences of failure are always…

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 10:  Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech on EU reform and the UKs renegotiation at Chatham House on November 10, 2015 in London, England. Cameron on Tuesday formally launched his bid to renegotiate Britain's membership within the European Union, setting out four key demands for EU reform.  (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool/Getty Images)

Full text: David Cameron’s Chatham House speech on Europe

10 November 2015 12:59

Almost three years ago, I made a speech about Europe. I argued that the European Union needed to reform if it was…

British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) shakes hands with European Council President Donald Tusk at the European Council in Brussels, on September 24, 2015.

Read: David Cameron’s letter to Donald Tusk outlining EU reform proposals

10 November 2015 12:29

Downing Street has released the long-awaited letter from the Prime Minister to Donald Tusk, president of the European Council —…

UK and EU

Europe podcast special: what would Brexit mean for British business?

10 November 2015 10:55

This podcast was sponsored by King & Wood Mallesons. Would a vote to leave the EU help or hinder British businesses?…

British Prime Minister David Cameron reacts as he is interrupted by hecklers during his address to delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in central London, on November 9, 2015.

David Cameron will secure all of his EU reforms — because they will alter nothing

10 November 2015 9:10

I have no doubt that David Cameron will secure 100 per cent of his stated aims vis-à-vis the EU. The…

British prime minister David Cameron, holds a press conference, on the second and final day of an EU summit at the EU Headquarters in Brussels on June 26, 2015.

Why an EU referendum in June 2016 is unlikely to happen

9 November 2015 8:44

The EU referendum looks set to be held next year – it’s now a question of whether it’s in the…

Viktor Orban, the Hungarian Prime Minister (Photo: Getty)

‘European values’ won’t last long without national borders

3 November 2015 10:21

Fascinating events in Hungary where Prime Minister Viktor Orban continues to come under fire from other EU member states for…

Wolfgang Schauble, Germany's finance minister, right, speaks with George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, at the ministry of finance in Berlin, Germany, on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015.

George Osborne adds meat to Britain’s EU reform demands

3 November 2015 9:02

George Osborne is speaking in Germany today, where he will apparently tell a business conference that Britain does not want ‘ever-closer union’ and the other…

Home Secretary Theresa May Signs Deal With French Over Calais Migrant Crisis

Theresa May doesn’t rule out supporting leaving the European Union

1 November 2015 12:24

Could Theresa May be the politician to lead the ‘Out’ campaign in the European Union referendum? James examined this prospect…

Prime Minister David Cameron Makes Speech On The UK's Position In Europe

Cameron should consider offering a twin-track EU negotiation

30 October 2015 13:52

A big problem with the coming European Union referendum is that voters won’t know what voting ‘leave’ means. If we…


Non-EU countries don’t want Britain to join their club

29 October 2015 13:27

When you talk to representatives from friendly, non-EU countries about Britain’s referendum, two things strike you. First of all, nearly…

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Cameron rekindles collective responsibility row with EU comments

28 October 2015 17:08

David Cameron’s decision to make it clear that he is definitely not ruling out Brexit by saying that ‘people need…

Jean-Claude Juncker welcomes British Prime Minister David Cameron at the European Commission in Brussels on October 15, 2015.

Mr Cameron goes to Reykjavik

28 October 2015 8:52

David Cameron is off to Iceland today to give a speech on Britain’s European Union membership and it’s a clear signal…

Beata Szydlo (Photo: AP)

Poland’s shock election result has just made the EU even more of a mess

26 October 2015 21:27

European politics hardly needs more excitement, but that’s what in store after the crushing victory for the Law and Justice…


Podcast: the decline of feminism?

22 October 2015 15:08

Has feminism won the battle and is it time to move on? On the latest View from 22 podcast, Emily Hill and Charlotte…

Mark Carney makes a speech at The Sheldonian Theatre in the University of Oxford on October 21, 2015 in Oxford, United Kingdom.

Mark Carney should avoid the EU referendum and stick to plain monetary economics

22 October 2015 7:45

Governor Mark Carney is no orator, and whoever puts the fancy metaphors into his speech drafts really ought to desist. In…

Carney, speaking in Oxford tonight

Mark Carney may have unwittingly strengthened the case for leaving the EU

21 October 2015 19:12

I suspect that Mark Carney set out to strengthen the case for Britain staying in the European Union with his…

State Visit Of The President Of The People's Republic Of China - Day 2

Cameron tells Tories they no longer have to follow international law

21 October 2015 17:30

People go on about the awful pressure of 24/7 media on our leaders, and how hard the constant scrutiny must…

Theresa May delivers her keynote speech to delegates during the Conservative Party Conference on October 6, 2015 in Manchester, England.

Top Theresa May aide going to work for the Out campaign

21 October 2015 14:30

Theresa May’s senior special adviser Stephen Parkinson is leaving government to go and work for Vote Leave, the EU referendum…