Posts Tagged ‘europe’

Will there be a Brexit?

Written By: - Date published: 11:37 am, September 19th, 2018 - 33 comments

In short, I think not.

Brexgrets

Written By: - Date published: 10:13 am, July 11th, 2017 - 123 comments

Seems the tide of sentiment in the UK is turning against Brexit. Do the tories have what it takes to turn back from their self-destructive path?

Mixed result in Netherlands

Written By: - Date published: 9:58 am, March 17th, 2017 - 18 comments

I guess it’s good that some parts of the world are going nuts at a slower rate than others?

Hard Brexit

Written By: - Date published: 8:25 am, January 18th, 2017 - 97 comments

Theresa May has finally set out some guidelines on the shape of Brexit. Out of the single market, rejecting the European court, full border control.

Brexit remorse

Written By: - Date published: 10:18 am, June 26th, 2016 - 250 comments

Should a referendum be binding when the promises that secured the result are immediately dumped?

Brexit or Bremain

Written By: - Date published: 6:06 am, June 24th, 2016 - 123 comments

Britain is in its final hours of voting in the historic and contentious EU referendum. Will it be Brexit or Bremain? Update: Brexit it is.

Brexit

Written By: - Date published: 1:51 pm, June 15th, 2016 - 54 comments

Brexit is looking more and more likely, and the consequences are difficult to predict…

The Cyprus solution

Written By: - Date published: 9:48 am, March 26th, 2013 - 48 comments

The financial crisis in Cyprus has taken an unusual turn, and for a change it is the rich who will be left with the bill.

A new type of coup?

Written By: - Date published: 5:27 pm, November 13th, 2011 - 36 comments

In the old days soldiers marched onto the floor of parliament with fixed bayonets to replace governments and frustrate the popular will.
Now it is being done differently

The Wrath of the Sea

Written By: - Date published: 1:59 pm, January 5th, 2011 - 26 comments

Our guest poster looks at the “Warm Arctic / Cool Continents” idea about why Europe and North America have been cold and the Arctic has been so warm over recent years. Quoting Conrad, our guest then skewers ‘skeptics’ with the statement “Or to put it another way: you might not be interested in global warming, but global warming is interested in you.”

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