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Cameron and Miliband clash over Europe as opposition warns of 'five years of uncertainty' over referendum

Accusing Mr Cameron of 'losing control' of his party, the Labour leader said: 'When it comes to Europe, it’s the same old Tories –a  divided party  and a weak prime minister'

Millions more motorists could soon face reduced speed limits of 20mph

EU petition could see 20mph lower limit in place by next year

One million people are being urged to back the introduction of a default 20mph speed limit across all Europe’s residential and urban roads.

The English Defence League has seen its support splinter

Far-right vacuum could trigger 'lone-wolf' attacks

Warning about potential for a 'British Breivik'

How the internet is transforming democracy

By publishing data on government activity, and promoting interaction with and between citizens, digital technology is changing statecraft for the better

Sergei Magnitsky died in custody nine months after he was arrested
David Cameron is expected to target the pay and perks of Eurocrats

David Cameron faces EU charge of hypocrisy over demand for cuts

PM seen as main stumbling block to a deal as 27 leaders meet at Brussels summit

EU budget talks end in failure

Talks on the European Union's 2013 budget collapsed in acrimony last night, denting hopes of a swift deal later this month on the bigger issue of the bloc's long-term spending for 2014-2020.

British Government clashes with Eurpean Commission over 'breathtaking' 11 per cent hike in EU financial programme

The Government this afternoon fired a fresh broadside at Brussels over “breathtaking” demands for a bigger EU budget.

Angela Merkel is greeted by David Cameron at 10 Downing Street yesterday

Angela Merkel hits out at British isolationism

The Prime Minister originally saw Germany as an ally on the issue of calling for a freeze

The evidence coming out of Tunisia points in one direction. The extremists are on the march

Clashes involving Salafis; women gang-raped by police; attacks on the US embassy: hopes for democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring are fading

Herman Van Rompuy was virtually unknown outside of Belgium until a few weeks ago

Herman van Rompuy to meet David Cameron for talks in Downing Street

Wrangling over planned hikes in the EU budget will loom large today when European Council president Herman van Rompuy meets David Cameron for talks in Downing Street.

EU spending rise is 'unacceptable', says Downing Street

The inflation-busting rise in EU spending approved by MEPs yesterday is “completely unacceptable”, Downing Street said today.

EU fails to agree proposed female quotas for company boards

European Union plans to set a 40 percent quota for women on company supervisory boards by 2020 stalled after EU commissioners failed to agree on the measures at a meeting Tuesday.

The European Union flag flies among European Union member countries' national flags in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Austerity? Cameron warned over veto as Euro-MPs back above-inflation spending rise

Euro-MPs rejected budget belt-tightening today and backed inflation-busting rises in EU spending for the next eight years.

Errors and Omissions: from Brussels to Croatia, stand up to the march of geographical correctness

Our legendary pedant brushes aside "authentic" place names, finds a missing Reichstag, and shines light on the existence (or not) of shadow spokesmen

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Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
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Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

Historians map out untold LGBT histories

Public are being asked to help improve the map
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Lionel, Patti, Burt and The Who rock Glasto

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Thom Browne's scarecrows offer a rare beacon in commercial offerings
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Isis, a year of the caliphate

Who can defeat the so-called 'Islamic State' – and how?
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Can a new team of designers put the spark back into the high-street brand?
'We haven't invaded France': Italy's Prime Minister 'reclaims' Europe's highest peak

'We haven't invaded France'

Italy's Prime Minister 'reclaims' Europe's highest peak
Isis in Kobani: Why we ignore the worst of the massacres

Why do we ignore the worst of the massacres?

The West’s determination not to offend its Sunni allies helps Isis and puts us all at risk, says Patrick Cockburn
7/7 bombings 10 years on: Four emergency workers who saved lives recall the shocking day that 52 people were killed

Remembering 7/7 ten years on

Four emergency workers recall their memories of that day – and reveal how it's affected them ever since
Humans: Are the scientists developing robots in danger of replicating the hit Channel 4 drama?

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We want robots to do our drudge work, and to look enough like us for comfort. But are the scientists developing artificial intelligence in danger of replicating the TV drama Humans?
Time to lay these myths about the Deep South to rest

Time to lay these myths about the Deep South to rest

'Heritage' is a loaded word in the Dixie, but the Charleston killings show how dangerous it is to cling to a deadly past, says Rupert Cornwell
What exactly does 'one' mean? Court of Appeal passes judgement on thorny mathematical issue

What exactly does 'one' mean?

Court of Appeal passes judgement on thorny mathematical issue