Mr Cameron's objective is not so much a reformed EU, as a deformed one - in the sense of being disabled, handicapped, not fully functional. As was forecast, the Union that is envisaged in the proposals for an EU-UK settlement is a two-tier union.

Vive l'Europe


Dennis Kennedy Address to the The Irish Association; St Patrick's Day, Belfast. 2015 .

In January 1997 Dennis Kennedy, then a lecturer at Queen's University Belfast, travelled to Zambia to discuss an EU-funded project involving several European universities and colleges in developing countries. Here is his diary of the week in Lusaka.