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David Cameron faces growing rift at EU summit in Brussels

Posted by seumasach on February 18, 2016

“The unease in France that Britain is seeking to secure special protections for the City of London, by giving non-eurozone members a greater ability to stall financial regulation, is highlighted by the appearance of square brackets in an early section in the first document on a proposed new rulebook for eurozone and non-eurozone countries.”

This, of course, lies at the heart of the matter.


18th February, 2016

A leaked copy of the final draft of the blueprint for Britain’s new terms of EU membership suggests that David Cameron heads to Brussels with no certainty over one of his key demands – and signs that differences are widening.

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Fresh fears as EU finalises reform plans

Posted by seumasach on May 26, 2012


25th May, 2012

Sweeping reforms to shift the burden of rescuing failing banks from taxpayers to bondholders are to be unveiled by the European Commission, despite fears it will further rattle nervous bank investors.

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