Around 30.5% of the entire net electricity produced in the EU comes from nuclear power [European Nuclear Society]. While some EU countries have no nuclear power stations, France produces 78% of its energy from nuclear power. The EU has not yet found a comprehensive solution to the challenge of sati
Equality for the gay and lesbian communities is best done through giving them the same legal rights as heterosexual individuals, however states are often reluctant to do so. Bringing in an EU law which would enforce rights for the gay and lesbian communities would be a huge stepping stone to overcom
The UK has been a member of the European Community since 1973, and makes sizable financial contributions to the EU’s funds. Is this investment worth it? Or are we being financially hurt for little gain?
Britian membership of the EU has been one major political issues of recent memory. With the Lisbon Treaty recently being ratified many believe that questions have to be raised about our continued presence in the EU. Referendums are uncommon occurances in Britain. However, on a issue thats as toxic a
The European Union has taken over a large amount of control over numerous areas of policy, and this is not just the areas that the EU was initially created to consolidate; trade, steel and coal. The EU has expanded into regulation, the environment, business and competition, and increasingly justice
The EU has agreed to an immense 750billion Euro rescue package to prop up the Euro. Germany has as the EU’s paymaster naturally been at the forefront of negotiations, but has been very reluctant to bail anyone out. The German public does not like the idea that they should have to bail out countrie
The UK has entered into a Recession and is suffering under a Credit Crunch, Unemployment is on the Rise, and Yet EU Citizens are being handed contracts to come over from other countries and fulfil jobs without them first being offered to UK citizens. Is this reasonable considering unemployment rates
At its peak, the European Union spent around two thirds of the EU budget on agricultural production. Today spending on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) accounts for 40% of EU budgetary expenditure.
The European Commission estimates that each citizen contributes approximately two Euros per