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The end of sovereignty

Beset by problems, Europe needs more cooperation between countries not less

By Peter Wilson   April 2016

crowned King of Italy in 774. Just over a quarter of a century later he became Holy Roman Emperor

Germany is Europe’s giant. Its economy is equivalent to the 21 weakest European Union member states combined; it is the linchpin of the eurozone and the only EU member Russia appears to take seriously. No discussion of the UK’s future within the EU can ignore these…

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