And now for something a bit lighter. . . EU myths


The EU often gets quite bad press coverage across Europe and particularly in the UK on the basis of ‘over-the-top’ legislation. However, often a lot of what is written is exaggeration or based on a lack of understanding of complex pieces of legislation. It’s true that the EU can legislate on areas such as the size of bananas, but read on … the truth of the issue is often far removed from what you read.

Read this Independent newspaper article: The measure of a good banana: Britons love a Euro-scandal – whether it is true or not. As you will see sometimes, the stories are distorted and sometimes they are just plain wrong!

Check out an extensive and up-to-date inventory of myths about the EU