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Europe – what to look out for in 2013…

EU Parliament Brussels - Some rights reserved by PoetografieWhilst most of the attention will be on whether or not the Euro can survive, or whether another country will need to be bailed out, there will be much else besides going on. So, for your delectation and delight, here are some of the highlights;

The first half of 2013 will see the Irish hold the rotating Presidency and, at the end of their watch, the Europe of 27 will become the Europe of 28, as Croatia become members of the European Union on 1 July, just as the Lithuanians take over the

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    Sorry, Liberal Democrats, but step very carefully on this one. Lies, damned lies and statistics........... There is a very selective quote in the main article...
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    Those near the top always seem to get multiple chances to put their spin on history. However, the facts here are manifest. David was one...