EU’s latest challenge – rule of law

By Hugo Dixon
January 18, 2016

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

EU enters brave new world of bank bail-ins

By Hugo Dixon
January 4, 2016

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

UK’s EU bind not quite a blind alley

By Hugo Dixon
December 14, 2015

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

EU-Turkey deal is historic, if it sticks

By Hugo Dixon
November 30, 2015

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

How the EU could woo the UK

By Hugo Dixon
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

By Hugo Dixon
November 9, 2015

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

EU membership can help UK stability

By Hugo Dixon
October 26, 2015

The main takeaway from Mark Carney’s speech last week on Britain’s European Union membership was that it is good for economic dynamism but creates challenges for financial stability.

EU needs to up its game on Turkey

By Hugo Dixon
October 19, 2015

The European Union may be dropping the ball over Turkey. The bloc has benefited for years from a stable country with an improving economy on its southeast border, insulating it from mayhem in the Middle East. But this buffer state is increasingly leaky and troubled, resulting in economic as well as political repercussions. So far the European Union’s engagement with Turkey has been too little, too late.

European populism can be tamed

By Hugo Dixon
October 12, 2015

Populism has infected European politics. But it can be beaten. The three things needed for mainstream politicians to win back control of the debate are competence, fairness and leadership. To some extent, the fightback is already succeeding.

It’s all up to Tsipras now

By Hugo Dixon
September 21, 2015

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