Eurosceptic attitudes are widespread in the Nordic states, but there is a high level of variation between countries

While the United Kingdom has been the focus for most discussions about Euroscepticism, citizens in the Nordic states have also displayed notable Eurosceptic attitudes. As part of our collaborative project exploring contemporary Euroscepticism, Benjamin Leruth assesses public opinion in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. He finds that attitudes vary significantly, with citizens tending to be particularly critical of European policies which their […]

It would be difficult for the UK to follow the ‘Swiss’ or ‘Norwegian’ models as an alternative to EU membership

David Cameron’s announcement that he intends to hold a referendum on the UK’s relationship with Europe has raised the prospect of the country leaving the EU. What would happen, however, if voters did choose to leave? Jóhanna Jónsdóttir assesses whether the UK could follow the example of countries like Norway and Switzerland in using the European Free Trade Association as an alternative […]

Book Review: New British Fascism: Rise of the British National Party

Matthew Goodwin‘s recent book will be essential reading for those interested in studying recent British political history, finds Matthew Partridge. New British Fascism: Rise of the British National Part. Matthew J, Goodwin. Routledge. April 2011. Find this book at: Google Books Amazon LSE Library With Norway still in mourning for the 77 people killed on July 22nd by the far-right terrorist Anders […]

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