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Latest update : 2013-03-21

The Disunited Kingdom: does the UK really want to quit Europe?

Britain's debate on whether to stay in the EU is being driven by "corrosive English nationalism". Not the words of a Brussels spokesman, but a senior politician in charge of Wales. The call for a referendum on the UK's future in Europe is already causing a divide, with many in Scotland and Wales concerned that leaving the EU could cause untold damage to their economies. So, with Wales playing England on the rugby pitch this weekend, can they make their voices heard by their far larger neighbour?

By Marc Webber

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2016-08-25 Germany

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2016-08-24 Ivory Coast

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