In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- On November 22, Short directly linked her anti-US remarks with a pro-European position.
- Tony Blair will be forced to shelve the controversial European constitution treaty if the French reject it today, with leading pro-European allies declaring they will abandon the fight.
- Men are more pro-European than women while the media appears heavily to influence people's attitudes.
- And unlike the Christian Democratic Union, which has the legacy of Helmut Kohl to fall back on, the SPD has lacked pro-European credentials.
- He is pro-European Union and pro-US - neither of which fit easy with the claim that he is still a fascist.
- And Mr Brown, who cautiously backed Mr Blair's pro-European calls, will today meet the bosses of the pro-euro Britain in Europe campaign.
- Labour must come clean as an unequivocally, unambiguously and patriotically pro-European party.
- They also focused in on Kennedy's avid pro-European policies.
- An astonishing majority of Scottish voters cast their vote for candidates and parties running on pro-European tickets.
- They also expressed a readiness for keeping the pro-NATO and pro-European Union accession policies.
- A pro-European Labour source said: ‘This is about educating our party members.’
- Meanwhile, the current, pro-European position of the Labour Party, which abandoned its policy of quitting the EU in the mid-1980s, is unpopular.
- No Italian government was more assiduously pro-European.
- He said that the ‘modern long-term and deep-seated pro-European consensus in Britain about Britain's role in Europe and Europe's role in the world can and will be built’.
- At some point they understood you can win elections with pro-European politics, because voters feel that will improve their living standards.
- He has also worked for pro-European referendum campaigns in Poland and Hungary.
- But he gave no concession to former Chancellor and pro-European Ken Clarke over changing the party's current opposition to joining the European single currency.
- There is a vacuum where pro-European arguments should be.
- With respect to Europe, the Berlusconi government has essentially continued Italy's pro-European line.
- Even mild-mannered pro-European David Curry - no doubt livid that a divisive European referendum would now be called - stuck the boot in.
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- I would like to ask our pro-Europeans to explain why Brussels cannot get their accounts audited for the eleventh year running.
- The new Europe minister insists he is no Eurosceptic, but declares bluntly that even pro-Europeans have to accept reality.
- ‘The best of us pro-Europeans should show how the challenges of globalisation can be met in the next five years,’ Brown said.
- But of course this letter is just what the pro-Europeans at the BBC need.
- Like pro-Europeans in all parties, Robin Cook, the former foreign secretary, welcomed the statement, saying no one wished to be blamed for being ‘the obstacle that caused the crash’.
- Prominent pro-Europeans predicted privately that the government could win a crushing majority, comparable to the two-thirds who voted Yes in 1975.
- And isn't that just what so many pro-Europeans used to say about the pound as a ‘punchbag currency’ between the dollar and euro zones?
- To the delight of pro-Europeans, who fear that a referendum may be delayed until after the next general election, the prime minister said he was determined to ‘push forward’.
- It would allow pro-Europeans across the continent to speak out without ‘being accused of being anti-European’, even in France, he said.
- The post-mortems and the recriminations are already beginning within the Tories, with senior pro-Europeans swift to criticise the emphasis in the campaign on the euro at the expense of issues such as public services.
- But the reality is that pro-Europeans are driving a project that leads inevitably to a superstate, which most of us don't want.
- The task for the pro-Europeans in the Labour cabinet is to slip off the leash more often, to make a more aggressive case for monetary union.
- One positive outcome of the laborious build-up to the great statement was the appearance of a larger number of keen pro-Europeans in the cabinet.
- ‘They wanted to get something out this side of the elections to keep the pro-Europeans happy but it doesn't commit them at all,’ said Mr Kirkhope.
- His strategy is to invent a ‘straw man’ argument and then knock it down in an attempt to make pro-Europeans look silly.
- The ‘lies, errors and other types of misleading reporting’ of pro-Europeans of course seem to be missed out.
- The campaigns director for Britain in Europe, Simon Buckby, said the introduction of the currency was a ‘dream moment’ for pro-Europeans.
- Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy called on all pro-Europeans to unite behind the campaign to secure a ‘yes’ vote in the referendum on the constitution.
- Any of the pro-Europeans who think the EU will be good for us must be living in cloud cuckoo land.
- But what would a party of pro-Europeans rather do, alienate Chile or alienate Spain?
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