For months opinion polls have been predicting a Conservative victory in the next general election. But is David Cameron certain to be the next prime minister or could Gordon Brown snatch victory from the jaws of defeat? Paul Whiteley forecasts the upcoming election – and comes up with some rather surprising results. The Conservative Party [...]
The elections to the European parliament are around the corner and many commentators and analysts in Britain are using this occasion to attack the European Union with rather cheap arguments. Most of these opinions seem like a deflection of national debates and ambiguities onto the European level. But they remind us about the fundamental decision the UK has to take sooner rather than later: whether to stay in the Union warts-and-all or leave altogether.