EUROPEAN UNION

31 May 2016
At the referendum on whether the UK should leave the European Union a key issue will be the economy. Many voters will ask themselves whether they personally...
23 May 2016
Security is not at the heart of the debate about leaving the EU, that is undoubtedly economics, nor is it the issue of most sentimental concern, that would be...
5 Apr 2016
The EU referendum taking place in the UK may not be fought on the UK’s place in the world but it is certainly one of the central issues. Before the end...
21 Aug 2015
Immigration is an increasingly divisive topic in the European Union as there has been a rapid increase in the numbers of migrants, both economic migrants and...
29 Apr 2014
Cape Verde[1] is an archipelago nation with a population of around half a million people 500km off the coast of West Africa[2]. Formerly a Portuguese colony,...
5 Mar 2014
On the 27th February 2014 soldiers seized the Crimean Parliament. They did not have insignia but raised a Russian flag above the building.[1] The Crimean...
18 Nov 2013
Nuclear energy is one of the main sources of energy in today’s European Union. Currently 14 EU countries use nuclear power plants to produce electrical...
14 Nov 2013
On Thursday 18 September 2014 people in Scotland will vote on the question 'Should Scotland be an independent country'.[1] What Scotland's...
7 Nov 2013
Low unemployment is not only crucial for a functioning economy, but for a society. After the 2007 financial crisis and start of the Eurozone crisis in 2009,...
30 Oct 2013
The European Union has since its inception had European integration beyond trade as its overarching goal. In recent years, it has moved towards an increasingly...
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