The European Politics Blog

“Inspire a generation”

The unofficial tagline behind London 2012 was inspire a generation. Lord Coe and former Prime Minister Tony Blair supported London’s bid to host the Olympics, stating that a British Games in modern times would spring new life into the sporting culture in Britain. With a £9.3bn dent in public spending to host the Games, is… » read more

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On October 2nd, a Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson in Pennsylvania ruled that state officials cannot enforce a new voter identification law in the US presidential elections to be held next month. The law, signed in March, has seen widespread support amongst Republicans, because they claim it would prevent voter fraud. The Democrats had opposed… » read more

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Royal Wedding in Luxembourg

Crown Prince Guillaume’s wedding to the Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy, on the 20th of October, has been one of the grandest affair in Luxembourg for decades. Royalty from across Europe, and royal subjects, attended a service at Notre Dame Cathedral, a day after the couple married in a civil ceremony. A pop concert and… » read more

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