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One Direction swooped into Brussels over the weekend, causing thousands of teenage hearts to flutter and baffled bemusement to everyone else over the age of 14. For those of us trapped in the bubble, it’s not always easy to see the bigger picture. And One Direction are big. Huge in fact. Even bigger than the… » read more

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The First Vice-President of the European Commission was on a charm offensive in London last week. The UK is not known for its welcoming attitude of EU dignitaries. Undeterred, and armed with a barrage of cultural references, Frans Timmermans braced himself and decided to give it his best shot. He opened with a joke about… » read more

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Betting on Brexit

Think the UK is leaving the EU? Wanna bet? Well, from Thursday, you can. Ladbrokes will start taking bets on the UK leaving the EU, giving Eurosceptics and Europhiles alike the chance to put their money where their mouth is. The company is already taking bets on the date of the referendum. The current favourite,… » read more

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