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The Spectator – The problem with the EU’s messianic treatment of Poland

21 October 2021

The Spectator – Brussels appears to think Poland can only be a democracy through EU membership and is unwilling to engage with concerns about sovereignty. But public scepticism about Polexit makes putting the matter to the people even more vital.

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The Independent – Czech crisis looms as ailing president leaves country in limbo

20 October 2021

The Independent – Constitutional lawyers are divided on the future of post-election negotiations as the ill health of President Zeman leaves the country in political limbo.

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The Spectator – Is the European centre collapsing?

17 October 2021

The Spectator – A series of blows for the European People’s Party is seeing the bridge between the bloc’s progressives and conservatives getting weaker.

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Wszystko Co Najważniejsze – Viewing Central European governments as enemies would be a fatal mistake for the EU

15 October 2021

Wszystko Co Najważniejsze – The current state of relations between Brussels and governments in Central Europe is unsustainable, but treating these countries as enemies will only make the situation worse.

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The Independent – Why Polexit is a non-starter in pro-EU Poland

12 October 2021

The Independent – Despite the dispute between Warsaw and Brussels, Poland remains vehemently pro-EU and this is unlikely to change even if the EU imposes sanctions on the country.

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The Spectator – The EU was the big winner in the Czech election

11 October 2021

The Spectator – The victory of pro-EU opposition coalitions could usher in a new era in the bloc’s relations with the Visegrád Four.

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The Independent – Czech Republic’s government talks continue with President in hospital

11 October 2021

The Independent – Opposition MPs are calling for a consensus on forming the new administration without the president’s input, as Zeman lies ill in a Central Prague hospital.

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The Independent – Czech opposition parties claim election victory over populist Babiš

9 October 2021

The Independent – Centre-right coalition claim they have enough votes to oust the PM, winning a narrow majority in the new Czech Chamber of Deputies.

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The Telegraph – Is Poland going to leave the EU?

8 October 2021

The Telegraph – The Polish Constitutional Court’s verdict on the primacy of the national constitution puts the country on a collision course with Brussels.

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The Independent – Polish court rules that EU law is incompatible with constitution

7 October 2021

The Independent – The verdict is a slap in the face for Brussels amid heightened tensions over EU attempts to put a stop to Polish legal reforms which critics say threaten the independence of the judiciary.