Who says the Eurozone is going pear-shaped? Actually, confidence is high

The Eurozone has bucked the trend of economic jitters by posting its healthiest recordings of economic sentiment for four years. An article by the Daily Telegraph states that businesses and consumers in the zone are more confident about prospects than at any time since 2011. Positive sentiment was recorded in all major industries except construction in Read more

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Join the pack! #Students4Europe is growing every day!

The grassroots student campaign to keep the UK in Europe has announced yet more campaign dates in universities up and down the country. Students4Europe, organised by students for students, is a chance for students to have their say in the Europe debate. Here are just some of the places we are taking the Students4Europe campaign Read more

‘Disaster for Britain if we left Europe’ – Labour campaign

Alan Johnson has warned of the ‘disaster’ that Britain would face if the country left Europe. Mr Johnson, who is leading the Labour campaign for the UK to remain, made the statements during his speech to the Labour Party Conference in Brighton and listed the dangers of a British exit. “Who will gain from our Read more


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  • The European Court of Human Rights has nothing to do with the EU. It’s an entirely separate institution, with separate membership, set up by Britain after World War II to enforce the Convention on Human Rights which we helped to write. Britain has always been a signatory to this... Read more

  • Not true. If the only way to have a say on an issue is to have a national referendum on it, then none of us have had a say on anything much! We’ve never had national referendums on joining NATO, WTO, the UN or any international structure, nor on... Read more

  • Be careful what you wish for! Switzerland and Norway are both small countries with specialised ‘niche’ economies: Switzerland with its often-criticised banking system, and Norway with its massive oil reserves.

    But their industries have to follow EU rules as that’s their main market. As non-members, they have no say over... Read more

  • Not true. Firstly, we don’t decide anything at EU level unless all member countries have explicitly agreed by treaty to do so — and even then, each piece of legislation is agreed by national governments. For sensitive matters like tax and foreign affairs, the requirement for this agreement is... Read more