The situation of England within the European Union demonstrates that it's impossible for every one of the States to agree with all of the measures proposed. However, Britain has often been seen as the country which disagrees the most, and which has carved out its own "made-to-measure" way of existing within the union. In order to fully understand the reasons why this is the case it is both necessary and interesting to look back over Britain's past and especially at the period following World War II.
[...] So, we see that Britain is one of the most unfriendly countries concerning the European integration. We saw that British history was very different of the other one, and maybe it could be interesting to consider a last element to explain the relationship between Britain and the EU: the “Eurosceptism”. It is at the beginning with politicians, but thanks to the media it becomes a widespread phenomenon. Arguments are mostly the same: a loss of sovereignty, but also a loss of the British identity. [...]
[...] Britain has to open oneself to other nation members, but the EU has also effort to make. In fact, whereas there are political problems, the concept of a European identity could also be problematic. In fact, do the British want to become European people? In my opinion it’s the main problem: a common sense has to be taken in order to facilitate the integration of this country, and without that Britain and the European Union would still have a delicate relationship. [...]
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