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The City will lose Euro clearing to technology – not Brexit

The City will lose Euro clearing to technology – not Brexit

Rick Morgan June 28, 2017 0

Despite all the respectful pondering about BREXIT timetables, citizens’ rights and trade deals, there is a full blown war already underway between the City of London and the EU. This particular war began before

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Rupees, Pounds, and Pints

Rupees, Pounds, and Pints

Harry Watson April 6, 2017 0

As a Brit, I love a good bargain, and a bargain in the Mediterranean sun is better than any other. There I was on a recent trip to Italy seeking such financial relief, only

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Can an Independent Scotland Flourish after Brexit?

Can an Independent Scotland Flourish after Brexit?

Alan Findlay August 21, 2016 0

To properly answer this question, there are more than a few questions to be considered. First, lets look at three possible outcomes for Scotland post-Brexit. 1. We could vote to be nominally ‘independent’ then

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The Euro is Deepening the Depression in Southern Europe

The Euro is Deepening the Depression in Southern Europe

Alexander Fiúza June 13, 2016 0

Currency union used to be very fashionable. There was a time when the Euro was the future – it led to increased growth, lower unemployment, and greater prosperity. Opposing it – and opposing the

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Germany’s Election Fallout: A Potential Crisis for Democracy?

Germany’s Election Fallout: A Potential Crisis for Democracy?

Backbencher October 6, 2013 0

Stephanie Surface argues that the consequences of the post German election coalition-building could be bad for German democracy After Angela Merkel’s expectations-surpassing result in the German National Election with a combined 41.5% for the

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A Small Time In Germany

A Small Time In Germany

Backbencher September 13, 2013 0

With only nine days left until it’s held, Stephanie Surface looks at German politics in the run-up to the German Federal Election Because of tensions in the Middle East, the coming German Federal Election

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German Election Blues

German Election Blues

Backbencher August 16, 2013 2

Stephanie Surface reports from Bavaria on political homogeneity in Germany in the run-up to September’s critical elections There are now less than seven weeks to go before the important German Election for the Bundestag

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Is Cyprus, for Germany, one rescue too far?

Backbencher March 22, 2013 0

Stephanie Surface discusses whether, for Germany, the rescue of Cyprus is possible at all On Monday morning, everybody involved in the Brussels negotiations about the emergency rescue package for Cyprus refused to take the

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World Affairs Round Up: 21/3/13

World Affairs Round Up: 21/3/13

Lee Jenkins March 21, 2013 0

Your 90 Second World News Round Up With the exception of 19 abstentions, Cypriot MP’s on Tuesday voted unanimously to reject a bail out package that would have released 10 billion euros in funds

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Germany’s New Eurosceptic Party

Backbencher March 15, 2013 2

Stephanie Surface describes and analyses the emergence of a new phenomenon on the German political landscape. “If the Euro fails, so will Europe”. “There is no alternative to the Euro”. Thus pronounced Angela  Merkel,

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