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The centre-right frontrunner for the 2017 French presidential election will be picked in the autumn. All the main hopefuls for nomination have begun to set out their vision for future EU integration. Open Europe’s Vincenzo Scarpetta takes a closer look at their key proposals. Show More Summary
What is the process for leaving the EU? How long might the exit process take? What are the alternative options for the UK-EU relationship? Open Europe lays out the answers to add some clarity following the UK's vote for leaving the EU. The post Leaving the EU: what comes next for the UK? appeared first on Open Europe.
The Spanish re-run election has again delivered a fragmented parliament. Like six months ago, no easy option for a coalition is available – setting the scene for more rounds of complex negotiations. Open Europe’s Vincenzo Scarpetta gives his initial take on the results. The post Spain has re-voted, but the deadlock hasn’t gone away appeared first on Open Europe.
The dust hasn’t even begun to settle from the earthquake that is the UK voting to leave the EU. Nevertheless, as European leaders lay out their initial response we are already seeing some tentative steps to stake out early negotiating positions. Show More Summary
What is the process for the UK leaving the EU? How long might the exit process take? What are the alternative options for the UK-EU relationship? Open Europe lays out the answers to add some clarity following the UK's vote to leave the EU. The post How to leave the EU? appeared first on Open Europe.
Following the unexpected decision of the UK public to vote to Leave the EU, Open Europe's Raoul Ruparel sets out Open Europe's snap response to the results and argues that now is not the time for rash decisions but careful thought. The post UK votes to Leave the European Union – now is a time for calm appeared first on Open Europe.
Welcome to Open Europe's live coverage of the EU referendum night as it unfolds. Will the UK vote to Remain or to Leave? The post Live Blog: Remain or Leave? Europe holds its breath as the UK decides appeared first on Open Europe.
A Bertelsmann Stiftung poll of all EU member states yesterday revealed that France is the only country where the majority of the voters want the UK to leave the EU. Only 44% say they back continued British EU-membership. In Germany,Show More Summary
Open Europe's Chairman and founder Lord Leach passed away recently. Below is a tribute to him compiled by the team. We all feel privileged to have known and worked with him. The post Tribute to Lord Leach of Fairford (1 June 1934 – 12 June 2016) appeared first on Open Europe.
Open Europe's Pawel Swidlicki has put together a comprehensive guide of what to look out for on the night of June 23 as the results of the UK's EU referendum start coming in. The post EU referendum – What to look out for on the night appeared first on Open Europe.
There are a huge number of crucial issues to be discussed in the EU referendum campaign (economics, trade, immigration, etc.) but the NHS should not be a top priority. Open Europe assesses the key NHS-related arguments made by both sides, and explains why they are either greatly exaggerated or lack credibility to begin with. Show More Summary
13 June 2016 It is with great sadness that Open Europe must announce that our Chairman Lord Leach of Fairford passed away on 12th June after a short illness. Open Europe’s Co-Directors Stephen Booth and Raoul Ruparel said: “Rodney was an inspirational leader and a man of great intellect, seemingly boundless energy and great kindness. Show More Summary
European leaders have refrained from wading too far into the Brexit debate across the Channel. This weekend saw two heavyweights, Donald Tusk and Wolfgang Schäuble, step in. The message is clear: Brexit would cause economic uncertainty and potentially even geopolitical disaster. Show More Summary
The Spanish election campaign officially kicks off today. Recent opinion polls suggest that, compared to the 20 December general election, the Socialist Party would lose the second place to the new left-wing ticket comprised of Podemos and Izquierda Unida. Show More Summary
There has been much talk over the past few days of the UK parliament potentially constraining the UK government in the event of a vote to leave the EU. This raises the question of exactly how involved Parliament will have to be in the process – Open Europe has investigated. Show More Summary
Pawel Swidlicki examines what the Remain and Leave campaigns have said about the future of UK migration policy and sets out Open Europe's vision for how it could change in the event of Brexit. The post What might a post-Brexit UK immigration system look like? appeared first on Open Europe.
With less than a month to go to until the EU referendum people are beginning to pay attention. However, what we hear more than anything are calls for more information, both from businesses and the wider public. In an attempt to answer these calls, Open Europe has today gone live with its new EU Referendum Hub. Show More Summary
During the fifteen months following the UK’s EU referendum, voters in the Eurozone’s four largest countries will also head to the polls for a number of key ballots that could change Europe’s political landscape quite significantly. Open Europe’s Vincenzo Scarpetta looks at what is at stake for each individual country and the EU as a whole. Show More Summary
The Eurogroup yesterday reached an agreement on releasing further bailout funds to Greece as well as a partial agreement on debt relief. However, for the most part the tough decisions are once again delayed, leaving Greece in an uncertain position moving forward. Show More Summary
The Treasury has today released its assessment of the short term impact of Brexit, which finds that the UK economy could be between 3.6% and 6% smaller after two years if there was a vote to leave. Open Europe’s Raoul Ruparel assesses the credibility of this and other claims made in the paper. Show More Summary