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No. And now?




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<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/dossier.asp?id=175>No. And now?
SPECIAL EDITION - With 54.87% voting <i>Non</i>, the French have rejected
the European constitution. Already ratified by 10 countries, can the
constitution still become law and, if not, how can the evolution of the EU
be guaranteed?


Nicola Dell'Arciprete - Den Haag, Olanda

<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=T&Id=3900>Accountability,
accountability, accountability
<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=T&Id=3900>There is no equivalent
to the word 'accountability' in other European languages, so it seems
Europe will have to learn English if it is to offer a democratic
alternative to the impasse of the European constitution.


Leo Wood - London

<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=A&Id=1262>Uncertainty reigns
after <i>Non</i>
<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=A&Id=1262>In theory, France's
rejection of the constitution means that the project is now stillborn as
all 25 member states need to ratify for it to become law. What does this
mean for the other member states?


Elise Poudevigne & Simon Loubris - Paris

<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=T&Id=3891>How the Yes vote plummeted
<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=T&Id=3891>When Jacques Chirac
announced that a referendum on the constitution would be held, the
potential Yes vote fluctuated between 67 and 69%, only to fall to 45% when
it actually came to the referendum. A look at how the Yes vote collapsed
over the past year.


Inga Petersen - Leeds

<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=A&Id=1261>In search of "plan B"
<http://www.cafebabel.com/en/article.asp?T=A&Id=1261>Prior to the French
referendum, pressure was put on the public to vote Yes, with politicians
pointing out that "there is no plan B". So what is going to happen now that
France has voted No?



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