No Quick Fix for Turkey-EU Relations

Over the last few years, Turkey-EU relations have been plagued by animosity as a result of the destruction of Turkey’s EU accession process and increased EU criticism over democratic backtracking in the country. However, the seriousness of the current situation is unprecedented. The latest escalation in relations came about as a consequence of the European […]

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Brexit: Little Opposition as Talks Loom

After an autumn of court cases defending parliamentary sovereignty against government executive control of the Brexit process, together with demands for the UK government at least to publish its Brexit strategy in a White Paper, suddenly there is an unlikely calm. In January, the UK Supreme Court ruled that Westminster should indeed have the final […]

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The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union wants to thank the 2016 team of bloggers Alex Brianson (UK), Marta Paradés Martín (Spain), Anna Pelova (Bulgary), Julian Rappold (Germany) and Rui Tavares (Portugal) for their excellent work. For the 2017 version, which will deal with the big challenges the European Union has to tackle, we welcome aboard: Jelena von […]

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