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Ken Sweeney

Born and raised in Ireland. A lover of cars, rugby and European politics. Freelance writer and co-founder and editor of Europa United. Ken loves the idea of freedom of movement and is a committed Europhile.

Iceland in the EU? Yes, please!

It’s looking possible that the EU will have a potential new member as Iceland’s new coalition government is planning to reopen the idea of membership in the union. Icelandic MPs will stage a vote on whether to hold a referendum on EU membership, according to the three parties […]

Verhofstadt goes for EU Presidency

“I am a candidate for the Presidency of the European Parliament” That was a tweet yesterday from Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian Prime Minister who after spending over a decade in the European Parliament, has decided to run for the presidency of the European Parliament once Martin Schulz […]