The thorn in Europe’s side: why Britain will trouble the EU for years to come

The thorn in Europe’s side: why Britain will trouble the EU for years to come By DAVID KIRKHAM | May 23, 2019 The European elections are finally upon us. Over 370 million Europeans will be eligible to vote in what is one of the largest democratic contests in the world, second to India’s. That is, if Europeans […]

A Referendum May Have Got us in This Mess but it Won’t Get us Out

Across Europe one can imagine people asking themselves simply what the hell is going on with British politics at the moment. And they would be right to do so: Theresa May’s Brexit negotiation deal failed cataclysmically, defeated by 230 votes, the biggest loss in modern history. Yet the next day she survived an attempt to […]

How Might Brexit Affect Amsterdam’s Britons?

To British nationals living in Amsterdam, Brexit is going to have a huge impact. Since the rejection of the Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement, however, the specifics of what shape Brexit will take and what effect it will have on Britons abroad, is unknown. Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom are currently tabling amendments to […]