Cameron's Speech: 'The Danger Is that Europe Will Fail'

Cameron's Speech: 'The Danger Is that Europe Will Fail'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 23, 2013

Read the full text of British Prime Minister David Cameron's Wednesday speech on his country's plan to hold a referendum on the future of its membership in the European Union. more... Comment ]

EU Speech: Cameron Says Britain to Hold 'In or Out' Referendum in 2017

EU Speech: Cameron Says Britain to Hold 'In or Out' Referendum in 2017

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 23, 2013

In a sweeping address on Britain's future role in Europe, British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday said his country would hold a referendum on EU membership in 2017. Without reform, he has warned, Britain may choose another path. more... Comment ]

Mixed Messages: Poll Shows Growing Support for Europe in UK

Mixed Messages: Poll Shows Growing Support for Europe in UK

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 18, 2013

Excerpts of British Prime Minister David Cameron's postponed speech show that he would have focused on "increasing" frustration in his country over the EU. But the comments come as a new report indicates that support for Europe in Britain is growing. more...

Isolation Fears: 'Cameron's Problems with the EU Are Just Starting'

Isolation Fears: 'Cameron's Problems with the EU Are Just Starting'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 17, 2013

Both those who support and oppose Britain's membership in the EU are putting pressure on the country's prime minister ahead of his speech Friday on London's future in Europe. Cameron's party longs for confrontation with Brussels, but its partners abroad warn against isolation. By Carsten Volkery more...

Anti-European Sentiment Grows: German Warnings to Britain Fall on Deaf Ears

Anti-European Sentiment Grows: German Warnings to Britain Fall on Deaf Ears

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 14, 2013

Growing ranks of euroskeptics in the UK have Prime Minister Cameron scrambling to adjust his country's relationship with the EU. And diplomatic warnings from Germany and the US against such measures have only further encouraged anti-EU voices there. By Ralf Neukirch more... Comment ]

Westerwelle Warning: German Foreign Minister Urges Britain to Stay in EU

Westerwelle Warning: German Foreign Minister Urges Britain to Stay in EU

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 11, 2013

European politicians are nervously awaiting a speech by British Prime Minister David Cameron that they hope will clarify his stance on the country's position in the European Union. Germany's foreign minister is already warning against efforts by the euroskeptic wing of his party to make an exit. By Severin Weiland more... Comment ]

Britain's Political Poltergeist: Cameron Succumbs to Growing Europhobia

Britain's Political Poltergeist: Cameron Succumbs to Growing Europhobia

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 07, 2013

Britain's right-wing conservative movement is making life difficult for Prime Minister David Cameron. The UK Independence Party wants to lead the country out of the EU, and its approval ratings are higher than ever. As the pressure mounts, Cameron has been at pains to outline a clear stance on Europe. By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Deadlock in Brussels: EU Budget Summit Heading toward Failure

Deadlock in Brussels: EU Budget Summit Heading toward Failure

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 23, 2012

Despite hours of talks in Brussels on Thursday night, European Union leaders made little progress toward agreement on the bloc's budget for the years 2014 to 2020. Britain and other countries have remained steadfast in their demands for cuts. A second summit looks to be the only likely outcome. By Carsten Volkery  in Brussels more... Comment ]

Dead-End Road for Mr. No: David Cameron's Risky EU Showdown

Dead-End Road for Mr. No: David Cameron's Risky EU Showdown

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 22, 2012

All eyes are on British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday as European Union leaders gather in Brussels for talks aimed at passing the bloc's next budget. His pre-summit blustering leaves him with little wiggle room, and he could emerge as the debate's biggest loser. By Carsten Volkery in London more... Comment ]

Britain's EU Wavering: What Cameron Doesn't Know Could Hurt You

Britain's EU Wavering: What Cameron Doesn't Know Could Hurt You

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 20, 2012

Does Britain have a future as a member of the European Union? Prime Minister David Cameron doesn't have an answer to that question -- and that is a problem. His threats to veto the EU budget and efforts at securing a special status for his country are both undignified and dangerous. A Commentary by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]