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European Union

The organisation, politics and finances of the European Union have generated some of the most important stories of the past 50 years. As this section of the College of Journalism website explains, understanding the EU’s structures and powers, as well as the relationships between its institutions and member states, is crucial.

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EU: How it works

The EU is a unique political and economic partnership. Everything it does is based on the rule of law and implemented through a series of treaties