UPDATE: Cameron promises in-out vote on EU by 2017

British prime minister David Cameron has pledged an in-out referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union, allowing UK voters to decide on breaking up the 27-nation bloc.

23rd January, 2013
Cameron: British backing for the status quo in Europe is "wafer thin"

British prime minister David Cameron has pledged an in-out referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union, allowing UK voters to decide on breaking up the 27-nation bloc.

Cameron, describing British backing for the status quo in Europe as "wafer thin", said he would put the question to a popular vote by the end of 2017, if re-elected in two years and once he has negotiated a return of some powers to Britain. He...

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