Chief European Commentator @WSJ, columnist @TheTimes. Britisher. Where there is discord may I bring harmony.

WSJ: El arriesgado juego de coalición de los socialistas espańoles

expansion.com — El líder del PSOE, Pedro Sánchez, tiene como objetivo emular al líder socialista luso António Costa, que consiguió hacerse con el poder formando una difícil coalición. ¿Está España a punto de convertirse en el nuevo Portugal?

Spain’s Socialists Play a Risky Coalition Game

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez faces a rough road in cobbling together a left-wing ruling coalition Is Spain about to turn Portuguese?
Feb 08, 2016

Is Spain about to turn Portuguese? Socialist attempt to create left-wing coalition carries multiple risks. My latest on.wsj.com/1K6ZpHl

Even Cameron’s small gains are seen as big concessions in Europe

thetimes.co.uk — David Cameron's renegotiation of the terms of Britain's membership of the European Union has been derided as a gigantic missed opportunity that achieved very little. Yet this is only half-right. It's true that the prime minister dropped some of his most eye-catching early demands - including an opt-out from EU social and employment law - even before the process started.
Feb 04, 2016

Even Cameron’s small gains are seen as big concessions in Europe - my latest thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/c…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @Simon_Nixon: Even Cameron’s small gains are seen as big concessions in Europe - my latest thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/c…

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David Cameron’s Remarkable EU Deal

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Move to allow U.K. to restrict benefits for migrants is substantial concession David Cameron's renegotiation of the terms of Britain's membership in the European Union has been derided as a gigantic missed opportunity that achieved very little.
Feb 04, 2016

There is whiff of imperial nostalgia about UK euroskepticism... The choice is between in or out of the single market wsj.com/articles/david…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @Simon_Nixon: There is whiff of imperial nostalgia about UK euroskepticism... The choice is between in or out of the single market wsj.com/articles/david…

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Cameron’s Brexit Demands Create Fresh EU Dilemma

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. No one in Europe wants the U.K.
Jan 31, 2016

Cameron’s Brexit demands create fresh EU dilemma - deal or no deal, the outcome will be destabilising. My latest. on.wsj.com/1SS312i

Jan 31, 2016

Cameron’s Brexit demands create fresh EU dilemma - my column on why a deal is so difficult wsj.com/articles/camer…

Feb 01, 2016

Cameron’s Brexit demands create fresh EU dilemma - my latest. wsj.com/articles/camer… via WSJ

Feb 01, 2016

RT @WSJ: No one in Europe wants the UK to leave but giving Cameron his 'win' is scarcely less destabilizing says @Simon_Nixon on.wsj.com/1WWSgee

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Europe’s Banking Union Flunks Its First Test

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Italy's new debt guarantees may not count as state aid, but they breach the spirit of Europe's new bail-in rules Is history repeating itself?
Jan 28, 2016

Europe’s banking union flunks its first test - Italy's bad bank deal shows new bail-in rules are DOA. My latest. on.wsj.com/1PC2WJE

Jan 28, 2016

RT @Simon_Nixon: Europe’s banking union flunks its first test - Italy's bad bank deal shows new bail-in rules are DOA. My latest. on.wsj.com/1PC2WJE

Jan 28, 2016

RT @plegrain: EC's approval of Italy's covert bank bailout makes a mockery of eurozone's new bail-in rules. Good @Simon_Nixon @WSJ wsj.com/articles/europ…

Jan 28, 2016

RT @plegrain: EC's approval of Italy's covert bank bailout makes a mockery of eurozone's new bail-in rules. Good @Simon_Nixon @WSJ wsj.com/articles/europ…

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European banking union hinges on Italy taking the correct turn

thetimes.co.uk — Is history repeating itself? Three years after the euro was launched, Germany and France were allowed to break the single currency's fiscal rules. This often is seen as the eurozone's original sin, undermining trust between member states and paving the way for the subsequent breakdown in fiscal discipline.

Why Europe Should Weather Global Market Turmoil

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Fears that a global growth slowdown could derail the eurozone's fragile recovery are largely unfounded There are many reasons to be concerned about the economic outlook for Europe.
Jan 25, 2016

Why Europe should weather global market turmoil - its biggest risks are still internal not external. My latest. wsj.com/articles/why-e…

Italy’s recovery could boost Europe - but is it real?

thetimes.co.uk — Perhaps the single most important question hanging over the European economy this year is: is Italy's recovery for real?

Italy’s Recovery Key to Europe’s Fortunes

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Prime Minister Renzi's policies have helped spur a comeback, but building on the momentum may prove difficult Perhaps the most important question hanging over the European economy this year is whether Italy's recovery is for real.
Jan 21, 2016

It’s perhaps the biggest question hanging over the European economy: Is Italy’s recovery for real? My latest. wsj.com/articles/italy…

Jan 21, 2016

RT @Simon_Nixon: It’s perhaps the biggest question hanging over the European economy: Is Italy’s recovery for real? My latest. wsj.com/articles/italy…

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Feb 10, 2016

RT @traynorbrussels: #brexit @eucopresident tears up diary to devote pre-summit week to uk. 'this is a very fragile political process' consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @peterhobson15: Following #Kadyrov's threats against #Russia's opposition, former PM Kasyanov attacked in Moscow restaurant. themoscowtimes.com/news/article/r…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @RobinWigg: Interesting result.... Most think negative rates is what's hurting financial stocks. twitter.com/toby_n/status/…

Feb 09, 2016

Comprehensive takedown of the false EU/Commonwealth trade dichotomy peddled by the Brexit crowd. twitter.com/StevePeers/sta…

Feb 08, 2016

Protests on Kos against Greek plans to build migrant camps via @nstamouli. on.wsj.com/1QQpI3V


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