Andrew Hammond All the issues the EU is now debating without us

European political leaders met in Brussels yesterday for the final summit of one of the most difficult ever years for the EU. The agenda had a significant Russian and Ukrainian theme and EU sanctions against Moscow were extended for a further six months, including curbs on access to international financing, and restrictions on defence and energy cooperation.

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Nick Dearden Like TTIP, the Ceta deal is a ticking time bomb

This toxic trade deal has been subject to the same massive protest movement that greeted TTIP.  Nearly 3.5 million Europeans said they didn’t want either deal and there are hundreds of TTIP and CETA-free local authorities across Europe