Tag Archives: EU

Backfired

As journalists broadcasted: this snap-election certainly backfired. Yet despite the Tories’ losses, May will not exit. She struck a deal with the controversial DUP and will form a minority government. She may even try for her harsh Brexit.

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Threatening to smash EU – after misspending its money

Marine Le Pen claims she will smash the EU. She is under investigation. The EU Parliament wants misspent money back. So smashing the EU – provided she is elected French President with or without Russian hackers’ help – may be … Continue reading

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Incredible US EU ambassador?

While the Dumb Deal is whining on twitter because one of his kids got “badly treated”, another case of “alternative facts” surfaced.

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More Brexit problems

Now that the US election has been settled – unsatisfactorily – the focus shifts to another headache. The media are focussing on the Brexit problem again. This week, hardly a day goes by without a Brexit headline. In a public … Continue reading

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Brexit: furious and fast, or simmering and slow?

Leave it to the Brits to disrupt your breakfast. The morning their Brexit was announced, I nearly choked on toast with marmalade. There followed a series of mornings when gulping down tea started to resemble an act of suicide. This … Continue reading

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The Brexit fall out: where to study?

Britain is still coming to terms with its Brexit. Many of the major newspapers run and rerun articles on a possible Bremain, should a second referendum happen. Speculating on the Brexit changing into a Bremain seems a waste of paper … Continue reading

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The Brexit fall out: a Walmart effect

Before the actual referendum, the UK was accused by various European citizens and politicians of treating the EU like a local Walmart. One of the many accusations heard, inside and outside the EU Parliament after the Brexit is, that the … Continue reading

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Brexit: the fall-out so far

The fall-out which started last week, the moment it became known there was a Brexit, has not stopped. One of its first victims was of course David Cameron. He was followed by investors and gamblers who had not expected the … Continue reading

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Out should be out – but isn’t

The UK got what it wanted: a majority for a Brexit. The first reactions from the EU seemed to finally point at some backbone and grit. While in Britain the viewpoint was “We dictate our exit under conditions which suit … Continue reading

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Regardless of a Bremain or Brexit

Regardless of today’s UK Referendum and the resulting Bremain or Brexit, the European Union has a huge problem. It dates from well before the UK Referendum. For this referendum is not the first sign, many EU citizens have had it … Continue reading

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