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The Continuing Fight Against Legal High Substances

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in European Union

UK ministers have recently refused to sign legislation proposed by the European Union Commission that include directives and regulations concerning legal high substances. Officials believe that the legislation would hinder the country’s law enforcement agencies from controlling the substances and interfere with crime prevention related to the problem. The European Union claims to possess evidence that suggests 20% of these substances have...

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Economic transactions defined by p2p partnerships

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in European Union

The emergence of collaborative consumption as a class of economic transactions is defined by peer-to-peer (P2P) partnerships. The next phase in cooperative exchange, collaborative consumption is now a force in the UK travel industry. P2P, a Global Marketplace Consumer-end collaborative consumption models have virtually defined the online auction marketplace. Participation on sites like eBay evidence that if there is a viral approach to building...

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Obama Weighs In On Britain’s EU Membership

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in European Union

In a 13 May 2013 free trade discussion between American President Obama and UK Prime Minister Cameron, the US President stated that “everything is on the table” including Syria dealings, Iran’s nuclear programme, and Britain’s relationship with the EU. What Conservatives fought hard for in the mid-1990s Obama reiterated saying what the US prefers is, a strong UK in a strong European Union, not an isolated UK outside a broken-backed EU...

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David Cameron On EU and Britain’s Membership

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in European Union

According to Britain’s Prime Minister, withdrawing from the European Union is not the answer. At a Global Investment Conference 2013 presentation in London (9 May 2013), David Cameron encourages universal debate about the future of the European Union, its massive unemployment in member countries, its global competitiveness, the driving single currency, investments, and change. Additionally, he discusses key elements that influence the future...

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Speculating On Britain’s Future In The EU

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in European Union

It is speculative if the UK will still be a member of the European Union in 2020. However, pundits simplistically narrow the perspective outcome to a party choice: “… anyone whose overriding passion is for Britain to stay in the EU should vote Conservative – while anyone desperate to maximise the chances of quitting the club should vote Labour.” According to YouGov, voters agree that if any debate to stay or leave the EU is to be had,...

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Lord Lawson Wants Out

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in European Union

Former Conservative chancellor Lord Nigel Lawson makes a valid point that exiting the EU, European Common Market, garners some immediate financial gains for Britain. The initial intent of Britain’s entry into the EU, he states, was to capitalise on the broader field of business and industrial opportunities. However, now, safe and secure in the single market environment, Britain is overlooking the developing world markets, such as Asia, and...

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