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L’on se souvient de l’histoire du fou qui saute dans le vide du 100ème étage d’un building et qui parvenu au 50ème s’exclame : « jusqu’ici tout va bien, … ». Ainsi en va-t-il de Mme May qui selon l’humeur plaide un jour pour le « soft Brexit », le lendemain pour le « Hard… » read more

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Remember the story of the madman who jumps from the 100th floor of a building and, when he reaches the 50th, says “This is going well so far…”? This reminds me of Ms May who, depending on the mood, calls for ‘soft Brexit’ one day, ‘hard Brexit’ the next and then for ‘cliff-edge Brexit’, the… » read more

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23 June 2016 to 29 March 2017: it took 280 days to come up with a letter that fills me with a range of emotions, from laughter to incredulity. And in my mind, it confirms something I have never doubted: that Brexit will not happen – at least not within the timeframe and procedures envisaged.… » read more

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As everyone knows, the European Parliament is not a real Parliament. It is a co-legislator rather than a legislator, and does not possess the power of legislative initiative, which belongs to the Commission. This anomaly, which needs to be corrected as soon as possible, provides justification for determined action by a Parliament becoming more and… » read more

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Décidément le Président de la Commission est embarrassant. Embarrassant quand il commente. Embarrassant quand il ne décide pas. Et même embarrassant quand il décide. La nomination de Michel Barnier comme négociateur en chef du Brexit pour le compte de la Commission entre précisément dans cette dernière catégorie et à plus d’un titre. D’abord sur le… » read more

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EU crisis Authority and values to restore Europeans’ desire to live together   The reaction of Jean-Claude Juncker to the Nice attacks was interesting. In Le Soir, he stated: “We have to ask ourselves when this is going to stop?” For months, I have been saying over and over again that the President of the… » read more

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Brexit, rightly seen as inadvisable, will turn out to be impossible both technically and politically. Far from destroying the EU, Brexit is a chance to re-launch it by creating a two-circle community: a circle based on Eurozone integration and a circle for the Single Market. Everyone would benefit from this. I do not agree with… » read more

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