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Regional election in Catalonia: A test case for independentists
20 December 2017
In what has been an eventful year for Catalonia, David Gazsi considers what developments the upcoming regional election will bring.
CER Inaugural Report – Professor Helen Drake and Professor Tim Bale on Brexit
17 November 2017
Read the summary of the CER Inaugural Lecture ‘Negotiating Brexit’ given by Sir Jonathan Faull KCMG, which features observations from Professor Helen Drake (Loughborough) and Professor Tim Bale (QMUL).
The German federal elections: What implications for Europe?
30 October 2017
In this post, David Gazsi reflects on the 2017 German elections and its implications for the whole of Europe.
Macron: the honeymoon's over
25 October 2017
Professor Rainbow Murray discusses the French president's rapidly declining popularity.
EU referendum: one year on
30 June 2017
One year one from the EU referendum, Professor Tim Bale comments on its impact on UK political parties.
26 May 2017
Professor Tim Bale reflects on the Conservative Party’s election manifesto, which promises a ‘smooth and orderly’ Brexit.
Fragmented field keeps voters guessing as Dutch election approaches
9 March 2017
Dr Stijn van Kessel observes run up to the Dutch elections.
Geert Wilders is no longer so keen on pushing for a ‘Nexit’
7 March 2017
The intensity of the the Dutch Freedom Party’s Euroscepticism has variated over the years, writes Stijn van Kessel.
Asylum Visas as an Obligation under EU Law
28 February 2017
Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax analyses the extent of the margin of appreciation available to Member States under Article 25 CCV.