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Can We Trust Politicians to Do Anything?

April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

By: Cameron Westwood Follow @CameronWestwood   One word being bandied about a lot in the current election campaign is ‘trust’. Ed Balls recently said, ‘don’t trust Tories on VAT after election’; The Sunday Express told us...

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By: Klara Ovcackova (guest contributor) Klara Ovcackova is an undergraduate student of European politics at King’s College London   “I want to be the President of all citizens, regardless of their political views,” stated the...

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The new Høyre and Fremskrittspartiet government in Norway (Photo credit: Thomas Haugersveen, Statsministerns kontor, Creative Commons)

A Breeze of Change in Norway-EU Relations

November 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Trygve Børsting     Prior to the Norwegian government elections this Autumn I read an article by Natasha Marie Levanti, where she emphasised Norway as a small but important actor in European politics. Levanti...

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Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg Prime "Minister and Eurogroup President, arrives at the European Council for the meeting of Heads of State or Government, Brussels, 9 December 2011". Photo credit: European Council (Creative Commons)

The Three-Party Revolution in Luxembourg

November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Céline Derveaux (guest contributor) Céline Derveaux is currently enrolled in the last year of a BA in Media and Film studies at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.   When whistle-blower Edward Snowden exposed the NSA’s...

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By: Trygve Børsting     This week the Norwegian parliament election really got underway with the first major debate between all the parties leaders. Although election time is a period of great excitement for all...

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