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Toilet break

I only ever come to Brussels for work-related stuff, so tonight I decided to see a bit of the city and leg it around the touristy spots before the sun went down. It turns out the place is titchy, and unless I managed to miss a massive chunk of the city out somewhere, I saw […]

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The language of the CAP

I can’t remember any German when I need it, but every time I come to French-speaking  Brussels it seems to be the only language that leaves my mouth. Having got off the Eurostar I couldn’t even seem to remember how to ask where the taxi rank was in English. Instead I frightened a poor, unsuspecting […]

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The EU reporter’s job is safe in my hands…

Today I had to write a story about Mercosur. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered it’s actually a group of South American countries who want a trade agreement with the European Union and not what I thought it was…. Share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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Dunno know why, but let’s chuck some more money at it…

According to a survey by the European Commission published last week, about 70% of Brits want farmers to get more subsidies over the next decade. It’s a figure that’ll make lots of farmers in the UK feel pretty cheery. After all, that obviously means the public recognises the help the Common Agricultural Policy and subsidies […]

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