Follow Merkel on Brexit – and keep cool

June 27, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

Fiscal union has no place in EU Brexit plan

June 7, 2016

The European Union’s knee-jerk reaction if the UK votes to quit the club will be to integrate further – in particular, to charge full steam towards fiscal union. After all, “more Europe” is the EU’s typical response to a crisis.

UK’s EU bind not quite a blind alley

December 14, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

How the EU could woo the UK

November 23, 2015

One of the gripes Britons have about the European Union is that they think the big decisions are stitched up between the Germans and French. Anti-Europeans are fanning this feeling in the runup to the referendum on whether the United Kingdom should stay in the EU, saying that Britain has little influence on what happens in Brussels.

Brexit debate should start with trade

November 9, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

EU reform is more than renegotiation

May 18, 2015

Reforming the European Union involves more than renegotiating the UK’s relationship with it. That may sound like a statement of the obvious. But in the British debate over staying in the EU the two have virtually become equivalent, largely because David Cameron, the newly re-elected prime minister, has promised to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU before holding a referendum on continued membership.

Tory win in UK election brings increased risk of EU exit

May 8, 2015
The results of exit polls are projected on to the side of Broadcasting House in central London

The results of exit polls are projected on to the side of Broadcasting House, the headquarters of the BBC, after voting closed in Britain’s general election, in central London, May 8, 2015. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Will UK leave the EU? Election may help decide, but it won’t be simple

April 27, 2015
Britain's Prime Minister Cameron joins local supporters in a 'selfie' photograph whilst campaigning in Norton Sub Hamdon near Yeovil, south west England, Britain

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron (C) joins local supporters in a ‘selfie’ photograph whilst campaigning in Norton Sub Hamdon near Yeovil, south west England, April 25, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Cameron pulls back from EU brink

December 1, 2014

By Hugo Dixon

Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.

What to do about populism?

November 24, 2014

By Hugo Dixon

Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.