Posted by: bologna2010 | May 25, 2010

Playing by different rules

Many things distinguish Britain from continental Europe: the pound, the slow progress towards metric measures (fuel is bought in litres but drivers still discuss miles per gallon), driving on the left.

Britain views Europe with suspicion – and the feeling has often been reciprocated (de Gaulle famously said ‘non’ to British membership of the then European Economic Community). The Economist examines Britain’s problematic place in Europe.

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