Unlike the Labour Party, which is still largely in blame-the-voters mode, the Evil Empire does seem to be thinking vaguely about UKIP, but there’s a word in the leaked European Commission migration doc which predicts the doom of any initiative thence:
The EU must continue to offer protection to those in need. It must also recognise that the skills needed for a vibrant economy cannot always immediately be found inside the EU labour market or will take time to develop.
OK, there’s a twerk in the chart’s tail:
But vibrant is a zombie marker, a punch-em-in-the-mouth-and-flee-ism.
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The Taoiseachracy got sick of being hassled during the Irish presidency of the EU by lobbyists for various unloved languages, so here’s a little bit of revenge that should end discussion of EU institutional language policy for the next decade:
LONDON — Ireland said yesterday it wants Irish to be made the 21st official language of
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The ayes have it?