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Air pollution – not Brexit, not Trump, the issue for 2017

Air pollution – not Brexit, not Trump, the issue for 2017

Oxford/Brussels, 02/02/2017. Last month I crossed the Channel by sea as usual. Outside Brussels, the temperature was minus 8 degrees, with old snow on the grass. By the time I […]

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02/02/2017 at 22:40Auto Campaigning Life

In euro-land, God is on the side of the big battalions

In euro-land, God is on the side of the big battalions

Glum faces lined the bar last night, though it was Friday. Even Costas was not his usual ebullient self. Apparently it had been snowing in Athens, so it wasn’t just […]

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20/07/2015 at 17:28Campaigning EU Affairs

Libraries as a public good

Libraries as a public good

Tales from a Brussels bar It had been cold outside all week, so I was happy that night to wedge myself against the radiator, pint in hand, and peruse the […]

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20/07/2015 at 15:58Campaigning Life