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it's not surprising that Europe is having such difficulty solving it urgent problems when the member countries are having such different national conversation Michael Taylor Reuters European affairs editor in Brussels , seems to resemble the biblical tower of Babel , it ended up falling apart because people weren't speaking the same language , just look around Europe in Germany all the talk is about refugees , how can they cope with the million refugees arrived in the last year , in Britain , the conversation is all about national sovereignty , about the possibility of a brexit notice fronts they still think they're in a state of war they've just extended a state of emergency imposed after the Paris attacks last November so all around Europe there are different priorities , when they come to Brussels oldies national leaders current even agree on what it is they want to be discussing