Referendum on the EU Constitution confirmed: Socialist Party to throw its weight behind "No" campaign


A consultative referendum over the introduction of a European constitution will definitely be held in the Netherlands, following a vote in the Senate which united all parties except the largest, the C

Brussels protestors greet EU Council debate on Services Directive


Several thousand trade unionists today thronged the streets of Brussels’ "EU district" as the Council of Ministers and European Commission met to discuss the proposed Directive on Services in the Inte

Ten years of EU fraud - getting worse not better


For the tenth year in a row the EU's Court of Auditors has refused to sign off the European Union's accounts.

Revolutionaries in the European Parliament


Is there any point in progressives, let alone those who call themselves revolutionaries, standing for election to the European Parliament? the answer is far from straightforward.

The Balkan Problem lives on


Alfred Mendes looks at a region of instability which is in danger of being forgotten

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