Commentaries

Should he stay or should he go? Miliband ponders

By Paul Taylor
November 9, 2009

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British Foreign Secretary David Miliband could be Europe’s first foreign minister in all but name, with one of the most influential jobs in shaping the place of the 27-nation bloc on the world stage, if he is willing to risk leaving British politics for the next five years. That’s a big if.

If not Blair, who for EU Council president?

By Paul Taylor
November 4, 2009

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Within a couple of weeks, European Union leaders are going to choose the first president of the European Council now the Lisbon Treaty has finally been ratified.