The European Commission has outlined the challenges the EU faces and scenarios for how the Union could evolve by 2025 depending on the choices it makes in the years ahead. The White Paper released last Wednesday is effectively the opening round of a process that will determine the future direction of the EU as a 27 member bloc, including a multi-speed Europe among the five options. The only reference to the UK, comes through a figure in page 7. Read Mr Juncker’s speech here. A press release and the full White Paper are also available.