In the first of a six-part series, Frances Robinson cuts through the election noise and tells you what you actually need to know about the bodies that make up the European Union.
We need clarity on the European Arrest Warrant so that this logical and useful legal instrument does not fall victim to an emotive political bun fight.
The European Court of Justice allows EU states to restrict benefits to out-of-work EU migrants, but welfare is already tight for all immigrants here.
Ukip, whose EU political group recently collapsed, does a deal with a far-right Polish politician to keep its funding.
With the young most in favour of EU membership, euroscepticism faces death by demographics.