The debate: Can the European Union be reformed?

Anti-EU sentiment is rising across much of the continent. The European Union’s institutions can appear undemocratic. And the wisdom of its commitment to austerity policies in member states like Greece has been roundly questioned. Almost everyone agrees that the EU needs to be reformed. But is it possible? Hilary Wainwright and Grace Blakeley take sides.

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019
Empire Day around 1950 – a flagwaving, monocultural past for which too many Britons currently feel nostalgic.Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty

‘Call yourself english?’

Blake Morrison grew up in Yorkshire – and made his escape from his traditional conservative background via literature. As he discovered writers from other cultures, borders between cultures and nations seemed to fall away, leaving him as a citizen of the world. But since the Brexit referendum he has often felt like a stranger in his own country.

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019
Illustration: Steve Munday

Brexit and the dark arts

Lobbyists, chlorinated chicken and tricksy business in the fog of Brexit.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
Illustration: Steve Munday

Is trade in turmoil a chance for justice?

The global free trade system is being battered like never before. Can any good come of it, asks Vanessa Baird in the first of an eight-article exploration?

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
Brexit threat to Africa trade

Brexit threat to Africa trade

East-African campaigners are warning Brexit may hit some Global South economies by harming their ability to export to Britain – a key market for some. Nick Dowson reports

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017

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Who owns the sea? September, 2019
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Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
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