Prime Minister David Cameron seeks to claw back powers after 'remorseless logic of having a single currency' forces Germany to accede to Italian and Spanish demands for eurozone aid to cut borrowing costs.
BRUSSELS: The European Union reacted to David Cameron's re-election on Friday by offering early talks on reform of the bloc and saying it was open to changes that would produce a "fair deal" for Britain. But while few in Brussels or other European capitals would relish a British exit after a referendum he has promised by 2017, the EU executive was quick to warn the prime minister not to push his luck and seek to revise treaties on free migration.
Plans to cut debt have failed nearly everywhere I look.
Greece is obvious enough and a government collapsed over it.
Spain is obvious enough and a government collapsed over it.
Italy is obvious enough and a government collapsed over it.
Portugal is obvious enough and a government collapsed over it.
US is obvious enough and the failure of the super-committee to come to agreement is proof enough
Scotland’s independence leader has accused Britain’s politicians of reneging on their promises to give more powers to Scots, as the main political parties bickered over how to take political reform forward.
Alex Salmond, who will step down as Scotland’s first minister in November, said voters were “tricked” into rejecting Scottish independence in Thursday’s vote by a last-minute vow.