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UK at a critical crossroads vis-a-vis its place in Europe

The government's renegotiations of the terms of Britain's future membership of the EU are apparently failing to make much headway.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 05:50
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Despite what many British Eurosceptics assert, the UK's influence and prosperity are enhanced by EU membership. For example, in trade negotiations, the UK's bargaining position is significantly improved.

PRIME Minister David Cameron will reportedly announce next month the date of the "in-out" referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union. The issue of Europe has become centrestage again in British economic and political debate with new polls showing that the country may be edging