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The Danes might have to vote in a new EU referendum at the beginning of the next year, government spokespeople have confirmed. But the referendum will be on something less important than one of the four Danish opt-outs, which include Justice, Euro cooperation, Defense and Citizenship. The new referendum, which technically comes under the Justice… » read more

Posted by Henriette Jacobsen

1st of January 1973, Denmark joined the EU back when it was called the European Economic Community (EEC) along with Ireland and Great Britain. This was the Community’s first enlargement, after it was established in 1958 by Belgium, Luxemburg, France, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy. The six nations, as we have been told over and… » read more

Posted by Henriette Jacobsen

With less than two weeks until Christmas and with some of us already counting down to the best day of the year (that’ll be the 24th of December), I thought it would be best to begin this EU blog with a post that could be seen (with some good will) as timely and seasonal (I’ll… » read more

Posted by Henriette Jacobsen