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European electorate votes against immigration

10:04 02/06/2014
In the recent European parliamentary elections, voters throughout the EU voted against the status quo. Large numbers of voters supported fringe parties with anti-establishment, anti-EU policies. Many...

Immigration likely to be a factor in European elections

17:11 21/05/2014
Pollsters are predicting that the EU elections will prove difficult for ruling parties throughout the European Union. Polls show that immigration is one subject that is driving voters to vote for...

UK benefits from EU immigration, says European Commissioner

18:58 03/03/2014
The European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Laszlo Andor has delivered a speech in which he said that EU immigration has been of great benefit to the UK. He added that...

UK and EU move towards new immigration clash

15:25 26/02/2014
A new proposal from the UK's Coalition government to limit access to social welfare payments by EU citizens has been branded illegal by the European Commission. This pronouncement escalates a war of...

Swiss referendum calls for introduction of immigration quotas

18:20 18/02/2014
A referendum held in Switzerland has narrowly backed the introduction of tighter immigration controls. 50.3% of those who voted supported the introduction of the controls and, according to the Swiss...

EU president accuses UK PM of 'scaremongering' over EU immigration

9:43 12/02/2014
The President of the European Commission has criticised UK Prime Minister David Cameron for his 'narrow, chauvinistic' policies and pronouncements on the European Union and immigration. Jose Manuel...

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