Issue: European UnionRSS

(01/27/13) -

Britons See EU Membership Row as Distraction from Economic Crisis

The Conservative Party has gained three points since mid-January, while support for Labour has dropped by the same margin.

(08/14/12) -

Animosity Towards European Union Continues in Britain

Most respondents believe membership has been negative for the UK, and almost half would vote to remove the country from the continental group.

(01/04/12) -

Most Britons Side with Cameron on EU Treaty Rejection

Only one-in-twenty respondents would like to see the United Kingdom adopt the euro as its currency.

(07/12/11) -

Half of Britons Would Vote to Leave the European Union in a Referendum

Only one third of respondents believe EU membership has been positive for the United Kingdom.

(12/06/10) -

Almost Half of Britons Would Vote to Abandon European Union

Three-in-five respondents believe EU membership has been negative for their country.

(07/12/10) -

Fledgling Party Sets the Tone in Slovakia

Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) played a key role in last months election, and now steers the country into a unique referendum.
Mario Canseco – The year 2010 promises to be particularly important for Slovakia. The country has effectively enacted a power shift after last month’s legislative election, and is just weeks away from a referendum that could significantly alter the way national lawmakers are elected.

(06/28/10) -

Half of Russians Would Back EU Entry

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Half of people in Russia would agree with their country’s potential accession to the European Union (EU), according to a poll by Yury Levada Analytical Center. 50 per cent of respondents think the country should enter the EU, down nine points since December 2004.

(06/07/10) -

Swedes Join Chorus of Anti-Euro Voices

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – People in Sweden are turning their backs on the idea of joining the eurozone, and with a legislative election due in September, politicians are steering clear of any discussions on whether the krona should be abandoned.

(06/06/10) -

Popular Party Overtakes Socialists in Spain

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – A new poll suggests that Spain’s opposition conservative Popular Party (PP) would defeat the governing Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) in the next general election. In addition, the PP has found strength in areas of the European country that have historically voted left, including five autonomous communities where it currently sits in opposition.

(06/05/10) -

Honeymoon Begins for Fidesz in Hungary

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The new governing party in Hungary begins its tenure with overwhelming popularity, but amidst growing concerns that the country may be the next one to be affected by a severe financial crisis.