August 5, 2018

An interview with Bruno Le Maire

A balancing act for the French finance minister who switched […]
August 4, 2018

Europeans, on the whole, are becoming more positive about foreigners

But those from the north and the east tend to […]
August 2, 2018

A rogue bodyguard embarrasses France’s president

Alexandre Benalla was filmed posing as a cop and thumping […]
July 31, 2018

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s de facto leader, is instinctively authoritarian

But he is also an opportunist constrained by Italy’s rickety […]
July 30, 2018

A hot summer is giving Europe’s populists a boost

In Sweden, Italy and elsewhere, angry politicians are high in […]
July 28, 2018

Why Germany needs a better army

Generals are worried about Russia. Voters are not Europe
July 27, 2018

The quest to make German more gender-neutral

Feminists and traditionalists feud over word endings Europe
July 24, 2018

President Erdogan’s alliance with the far right pays off

TURKEY’S right-wing nationalists have seldom had it so good. The […]
July 22, 2018

Europeans, on the whole, are becoming more positive about foreigners

You might assume that the huge inflow of asylum-seekers since […]
July 17, 2018

Vladimir Putin’s hopes for his long-awaited meeting with Donald Trump

THE summit had yet to finish when Vladimir Putin decided […]
July 16, 2018

Croatia stands on the cusp of World Cup victory

FOOTBALLERS as soldiers of the nation, violence in the stands […]
July 14, 2018

The Dutch underground bicycle-park arms race

It was a black one THE trilling of spokes, cyclists […]
July 13, 2018

The American president lambasts his allies

It could have been worse DONALD TRUMP’S bark may be […]
July 11, 2018

French vegans are tormenting France’s butchers

Not for the faint-hearted THICK, fleshy, severed cow’s tongues, their […]
July 9, 2018

Europe is moving towards the tough immigration policies of Sebastian Kurz

IT WAS all smiles this week as Austria assumed the […]
July 8, 2018

Ukraine wants a national church that is not beholden to Moscow

THE row is over points of ecclesiastical history and procedure […]
July 8, 2018

Europe’s anti-immigrant parties are becoming more gay-friendly

I’m here, I’m queer, I fear sharia AMID a sea […]
July 8, 2018

Angela Merkel’s flawed deal on migrants

THE drama roiling German politics lately had little to do […]
July 8, 2018

Poland’s government sacks a third of its Supreme Court

JUDGES are a pampered caste of crooks, according to Poland’s […]
July 8, 2018

Italy’s government proposes to limit fixed-term job contracts

SO INGRAINED is the dream of the “posto fisso” in […]