Victory for consumers as Europe scraps phone roaming charges

Mobile phone roaming charges will be scrapped by next summer after a vote by MEPs at the European Parliament. The move means customers will no longer be stung with large bills when they are simply travelling elsewhere in Europe. The change is a major success for Europe’s efforts to help consumers and more plans for fairer Read more

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

How Britain stands to gain from a Digital Single Market in Europe

Britain is at the forefront of digital sector innovations and could be one of the big winners when plans for a Digital Single Market are taken forward. The European Commission believes that opening the online market and unifying digital rules across the 28 member states could bring immense rewards to the sector. Business in the EU economy Read more

British Progressives and the European Union: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Letter to the Guardian from Peter Luff, Former Chair – European Movement. Owen Jones, George Monbiot and other usually thoughtful commentators on the left are making a fundamental error when they advocate a “Lexit” campaign to promote UK withdrawal from the EU (The left must now campaign for Britain to leave the EU, 15 July). Read more


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