Research

No, Spain is not 'different': It too needs a grand coalition

No, Spain is not 'different': It too needs a grand coalition

15 January 2016
After last month’s elections, where no party obtained an outright majority, Spain needs a grand coalition to secure constitutional reform and face the Catalan problem.
If the UK votes to leave: The seven alternatives to EU membership

If the UK votes to leave: The seven alternatives to EU membership

Jean-Claude Piris
12 January 2016
Post-Brexit, if Britain wants access to the single market, it must accept EU rules and free movement, and pay into its budget.

Has the euro been a failure?

Simon Tilford, John Springford, Christian Odendahl
11 January 2016
The euro has not been a positive economic and political force. But keeping the single currency together could still be less risky than dismantling it.