Not really, no.
Austerity has caused more than just tear gas usage to rise - heart attacks have spiked in the republic.
France's Socialist president has failed to deliver - and in record time.
Europe has been slow to act, but it is not too late.
If you want to introduce higher prices for poor people, at least do it openly.
Merkel on Cyprus.
An interview with Alexis Tsipras of Syriza.
The tax, the Russians, the insurance, the surprise, and the future.
Greece's opposition leader on meeting with Labour officials, and his views on the "self-destructive" Cyprus bailout.
After the bank levy, citizens will lose confidence in the system and turn to extreme political alternatives.
How can Greeks ever be sure of justice for neo-Nazi crimes?
Why "the cuts" aren't as big an issue as we'd like to think.
Senior European politician warns of the damage caused by unemployment.
Lawyers warn that violent disorder charges are being used to attack the right to protest.
Acquittal comes after a two-year process.
Essay: beneath its populist surface, the Five Star Movement represents more of the same.
Government resigns as high electricity bills force people onto the streets.
"A typical squatter is middle-class, web-savvy, legally minded, university-educated and, most importantly, society-hating," said Mike Weatherley.
We need to do more than march from A to B if we want political change.
What America should learn from Europe and the Middle East.
Daniel Gauntlett froze to death last weekend on the doorstep of an empty bungalow.
In pictures: thousands protest in Portugal.
Why a lurch to the right won't win back voters.
Beyond the headlines, it's not all doom and gloom.
While no one is looking, the Greek government goes on a rampage.
Does the political return of Berlusconi represent a realistic danger for Western democracy?
The truth of the matter is that the government cares more about statistics than genuinely tackling unemployment.
Britain only permits two types of outrage today: dog-whistle disgust for the extremely poor and spanielish devotion to the aristocracy.