The sensational announcement this morning that we had won our legal challenge against the use of the royal prerogative by the Government in relation to the triggering of Article 50 must be tempered by a dose of political realism. Firstly, the Government has already announced that it will […]
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.
Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated that British Prime Minister Theresa May could trigger Article 50, which is the announcement date for a formal plan for the UK to leave the European Union, much earlier than the March 2017 deadline she has already fixed. Mr Kenny made the […]
Yesterday Belgium has become the centre point of discussion with the announcement that CETA, the trade agreement between the EU and Canada, is being postponed until next week. It seems that the regional parliament in Wallonia stopped its executive from granting permission to the federal government to support […]
Europe has had to face a nightmare in the last 12 months: terrorist attacks in France, Belgium and Germany which resulted in fatalities and injured people. Some will have to deal with this horror for the rest of their lives, and we all have those images in our […]
Still reeling from his failed referendum result a few weeks ago, Hungary’s despot Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, has been accused of enabling the suspension of Hungary’s main government opposition newspaper, Nepszabadsag. Mediaworks, the company that purchased Nepszabadsag in 2014, announced that the readership of the newspaper had fallen […]
In a recent Guardian report written by Henry McDonald and Lisa O’Carroll, there have been reports that Britain is looking to the Republic of Ireland to maintain its border controls in exchange for freedom of movement on the island of Ireland. Apparently, in exchange for no border between […]
Like something from a seventies British comedy show, the rise and now apparent fall of the United Kingdom Independence Party, or UKIP as it is more commonly known as, looks as if it is heading to a decisive moment as it stumbles from one incredible crisis to another. […]