No 10 seeks EU budget freeze

The Government is seeking "at best a cut, at worst a freeze" in the European Union budget negotiations this week, No 10 has said. The CBI president has urged ministers not to forget "our old friends in Europe".

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Ed Miliband: 'Britain sleepwalking into EU exit'

Britain is "sleepwalking" into leaving the EU, which would undermine the UK's economy, Ed Miliband will say today:

Britain is heading to the exit door. Those of us, like me, who passionately believe that Britain is stronger in the European Union cannot be silent in a situation like this. I will not allow our country to sleepwalk toward exit because it would be a betrayal of our national interest.

Reforming the European Union will be difficult, it will require building alliances, and it will have its frustrations. But I am certain it is better than leaving: for business, for jobs, for wealth creation. Our future lies within a reformed European Union that will help us build One Nation.

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