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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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  • User AvatarTsar Nicolas 23rd Nov - 1:06pm
    Sorry, that should read "the inherent credit creation powers of the Bank of England."
  • User AvatarTsar Nicolas 23rd Nov - 1:05pm
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  • User AvatarStevan Rose 23rd Nov - 1:04pm
    "But you just HAVE judged them – you have just made the judgement that anyone who is rich is hard-working, and that anyone who is...
  • User AvatarPhilip Rolle 23rd Nov - 1:02pm
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    HM Tsar Nicholas : Well I do not have any domestic staff and have to do my own cooking, washing and cleaning except for the...
  • User AvatarNigel Cheeseman 23rd Nov - 12:57pm
    There are several assumptions made by various people in this thread which are inaccurate. On VAT, there is a popular belief that an increase hits...