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  • n. One who is sceptical of increasing the powers of the European Union
  • adj. Of or pertaining to Eurosceptics or Euroscepticism


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  • The Guardian, an influential publication, quite clearly still lives in a world when the word Eurosceptic invokes a frisson or horror in all right-minded, educated, politically sophisticated people.

    Sense and nonsense on the referendum

  • Thus, while the stupid agriculture commissioner, Mariann Fischer Boel, preened and postured at the Council yesterday pictured, the true dereliction of the media – and especially the so-called Eurosceptic press – becomes apparent.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Following the government's lead and focusing on this issue has been one of the many tactical blunders of the so-called Eurosceptic "movement", which has characterised itself by its lack of joined-up thinking or any serious thinking at all and its almost total lack of professionalism and direction.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • On TV, they kept being referred to as Eurosceptic, which they no doubt are, but thats a little like using the term for the BNP.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Klaus, often described as a Eurosceptic, allegedly recently said in Paris that the current elections were nothing but "semi-elections".

    Elections - fresh news by

  • But if you are a member of the "in Europe but not run by Europe" camp, those who believe that we should be part of a cooperative union of sovereign nations - which I believe is what most people in the country who call themselves "Eurosceptic" want - then just imagine what would happen if we held a referendum and the British public voted to stay in?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • How, therefore, can they possibly describe the Boy King as "Eurosceptic"?

    Cloth for brains

  • At first sight, it seems slightly odd that the Europhile Observer is the only newspaper to publicise a debate held by the "Eurosceptic" Open Europe, held last Tuesday at which Lord Inge held forth about Afghanistan.

    More equals less?

  • Have you noticed that, all of a sudden, the word "Eurosceptic" is out of vogue?

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The true 'Eurosceptic' position is to support a referendum on the constitutional treaty.

    Something to chew over


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