Archive: Attitudes To Europe

The myth of a lack of EU solidarity

The myth of a lack of EU solidarity

It is endlessly criticised for a failure of support for its members. But the fact looks very different.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Gordon Brown and Barack Obama were both in Normandy to mark the anniversary of the landings

    Brown marks D-Day anniversary

    Prime minister Gordon Brown and Prince Charles have joined several other world leaders and dignitaries in France today to mark the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy.

  • Gordon Brown to address European parliament

    Brown faces European critics

    Gordon Brown has addressed the European parliament, but he faces criticism from some quarters over his "British jobs for British workers" remark.


    Feature: European elections preview

    After the turmoil of the last five years, this spring's European elections will be a crucial test of British thinking about attitudes to the continent.

  • Pope Benedict XVI

    Brown meets the Pope

    Gordon Brown is in Rome this morning for meetings with the Pope and prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.

  • Shadow business secretary, Ken Clarke

    Clarke on the Tories: 'A bit silly'

    Ken Clarke's recent return to the shadow cabinet has embarrassed the Conservative leadership after a report surfaced in which he called the party's stance on Europe "a bit silly".

  • The EU: Still not popular in the UK

    British support for EU hits rock bottom

    Seventy-one per cent of Britons want a referendum on the country's membership of the EU, a ComRes poll out today has revealed.

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