The British approval of the costly Hinkley nuclear power station still faces major obstacles in Brussels.
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Europe’s politics continue to move to the right, for reasons far more broad than the Euromess
Regular readers of the blog will be familiar with much of what’s currently known about how best to treat people with drug problems. Unfortunately, because so much research on that topic originates in North America, European policymakers can sometimes be left in a tricky position: either they assume that research conducted elsewhere applies similarly their […]
It being Valentine’s Day today, I suppose it’s as good a time as any to think about healthy and unhealthy relationships. In that vein, I give a brief overview below the fold of some recent developments in European domestic violence perpetrator rehabilitation.
Cameron’s hopeless plan to renegotiate undefined EU reforms and hold an in/out referendum in Britain on the results.
The precautions against superstorm Sandy worked because the US government FEMA listened to a European computer forecast, not its own.
Greek (and of course German) electricity is much more reliable than American.
Spanish labour costs are painfully converging with German ones.
Most of the media coverage of and commentary about the Euromess has focused, quite appropriately, on the potential enormous financial losses to European nations, banks and individuals. One proposed route toward a less painful European economic future is to give the Eurozone a centralized governing body with significant power over the member states’ fiscal policies. […]