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Did the EU win the Beijing Olympics – Telegraph Blogs

The winner of the Olympic Games was the EU, with  as against 51 for China and 36 for the US. This information comes courtesy of the Young European Federalists – who regular readers of this blog may remember as the producers of .
Alright,Eurostar goes from bad to worse – Telegraph,borse burberry, it's just a bit of fun. The European Commission did once attempt to field a common team. At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics,ghd straighteners, it proposed that EU athletes should wear a common strip,Mulberry handbags, mount the podium to the strains of  and tot up a cumulative medals total. But negotiations with the IOC broke down over cost.
Still,hogan outlet, I wonder whether there isn't a certain aptness in the whole exercise. Of those 87 golds, 23 were British,burberry borse, and just seven French. Britain,hogan, in other words,Coalition will not break up early, insists No 10 -, is in the familiar position of placing more in the common pot than any other member. Think of the Common Fisheries Policy,David Cameron is right we cant afford to carry on, where 65 per cent of the stocks are from UK territorial water,Mulberry bags, but where Britain's quota is equivalent to just 25 per cent by volume or 15 per cent by value. Or think of the EU budget,borse chanel, where Britain has been the second largest net contributor in virtually every year since we joined in 1973.
Britain, in short,cheap ghd, could do very well on its own. Never mind coming fourth in the Olympics. We are the world's fifth largest economy and fourth military power. If we are too small to run our own affairs,chanel borse, it is hard to think of many countries that could.
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