January 23, 2013

Britain's Drift from Europe

The Economist, The Economist

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The notion of outright, near-unilateral demands -- a "shopping list" is the term used by the London press -- is about as far removed from the agenda in Paris, Berlin and Brussels as it is possible to be. Yet it lies at the heart of Mr Cameron’s plan to keep Britain in the EU. Small wonder, then, that the plan looks shaky.

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