• Border chaos in Spanish enclave as authorities struggle to manage influx of migrants

    Arun Jain In recent days there has been a huge surge in the number of migrants attempting to enter the tiny Spanish enclave Ceuta, located at the Northern most tip of Morocco. A remnant of Spain’s colonial past, the semi-autonomous city has become the latest flashpoint in the EU’s...
  • The Loss Of Erasmus: A Mistake, Or An Opportunity?

    Abbie Turner As a language student, I think the new Turing scheme holds exciting opportunities for UK students to participate in study or work placements all around the world. However, it is hard to make an informed decision about whether the loss of the Erasmus+ scheme is a mistake...
  • EU Referendum: Nottingham votes leave

    50.84% of Nottingham residents voted to leave the European Union yesterday in the EU referendum, in line with a 51.9% majority to leave throughout the rest of the country. 120,791 Nottingham residents turned out to vote, representing 61.82% of the 195,394 electorate. There were 130 spoilt ballot papers. 59,318 voters in Nottingham...
  • Will EU Spare Us the Referendum?

    The EU referendum will be held on the 23rd of June. As I write, that is 100 days from now and I am sick to the back teeth of it already. I am well aware that the referendum is incredibly important and will have far reaching repercussions for everybody...
  • Students Should Care More About Europe

    For all the activism that students have participated in over the past 100 years, Europe is one issue on which they have remained decidedly quiet. OneEurope and Students4Europe think this is because the complexity of the European Union creates a wall of misunderstanding between the governed and the governors....
  • Continued Crisis in Calais

    Around 3,000 migrants are thought still to be camping out at Calais in the hope of crossing the English Channel, with 240,000 believed to have already crossed the Mediterranean this year. Now, after a month of unrest, French and British governments are joining forces to combat the migrant issue....
  • Can the UK have a breezy economic Brexit?

    It only takes a quick browse of the media coverage on the possible exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU), to realise that the most commonly recurring response is fear of economic disaster. These concerns are coming from UK companies, fund houses, the legal industry, and...