• UK needs new ‘productive’ Euroscepticism

    UK needs new ‘productive’ Euroscepticism0

    If you take a cursory glance at British politics over recent weeks, you might be forgiven for assuming that as a Brit you only have two options when it comes to the European Union. Either you are pro-EU and opposed to change, opposed to a referendum and happy with the creeping political union that we

  • TTIP must not diminish European standards

    TTIP must not diminish European standards0

    The free trade agreement between Europe and America raises the possibility that consumer, employee and environmental protections will be seen as inconveniences that can be reduced rather than levelled between the two partners. The wave of announcements on both sides of the Atlantic on the proposed negotiations between the European Union and the United States

  • Take your phone on Holiday (well, almost)

    Take your phone on Holiday (well, almost)0

    If there is one thing the EU does manage to get mostly right on a fairly regular basis it is consumer protection. Maybe as a bloc it has more clout when facing big business, maybe it’s more responsive in dealing with transnational issues, it’s certainly better placed. Whatever the reason, we have the makings of