The European Union has indeed brought peace and prosperity, but now this hard-earned and long-cherished stability is fracturing.
Dylan Roof, Anders Breivik - these men aren't called "terrorists" because we're not allowed to fear white supremacy or male violence.
The fall of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Scandinavia’s move to the right.
Musa Okwonga attends the burial of a Syrian man, lost trying to cross the Mediterranean, organised by Berliners.
This novel about the 1992 Los Angeles riots holds itself to a standard of verisimilitude – of the raw, unvarnished, authentic – that is is deeply immersive and deathly dull.
Segregated Mardi Gras in Alabama tells us a lot about life in the South.
It's hard to imagine many other countries putting up with a 25 per cent decline in GDP, a 26 per cent unemployment rate and 35 per cent salary cuts without a revolution and a public lynching of their elected officials.
Respect for the constitutional order has been gradually eroded under President Zuma.
The Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has made a dramatic bid for a financial lifeline.
As in any war, the “rape crisis” in Syria and Iraq is complicated, and the way it is reported shapes the false assumptions and stigma women face.
Makes you proud to be British.
While queueing at a cash point after hardly any sleep amid last night's drama, the Athens-based teacher Evel Economakis still believes his country will hang on in the eurozone.
Is Syriza simply looking to take Greece from a deal-making cliffhanger to plain-sailing for the middle classes who had stability and prospects before the crash?
One person is dead and several are reported wounded at the site of a suspected terrorist attack near Lyon.
Pope Francis has been lauded for the green focus of his latest encyclical. But in his attitude to overpopulation and women’s rights, he is justifying exactly the sort of exploitation he is supposedly against.
Ed Smith celebrates the free spirit of the New Zealand cricket team.
A mass of near-identical accounts have been spamming the Glastonbury hashtag over the past week. But who are they, and what do they want?
In the UK, it can feel like Latin America had simply been wiped off the map, but women there are facing terrible injustices that completely escape our attention.
Is America so shorn of fresh leadership and ideas that it is rerunning old elections?
Will the EU's contemplation of Australia's "solution" to the migration crisis, denying all those rescued at sea the right to settle, end in "shameful consequences"?
One thing the Swedes definitely do better than we do, and where we ought really to look a bit sheepish, is in the welcome they give to immigrants.
As US influence wanes, a new world is emerging.
Regardless of its critics, drone warfare is here to stay.
As a Muslim community organisation launches a special counter-terrorism curriculum this week, will theological teachings help the UK challenge extremism?
Unlike voters in Greece, Spain or Ireland, the Portuguese are not turning to left-wing parties – even the moderate mainstream left is failing to turn Portugal’s hardships to its advantage.
In the two years since he took China's most important job, Xi Jinping has strengthened his grip on the state.
In the wake of last week's Charleston shootings, people across the US want to see the "racist symbol" removed.
The prime minister’s approach to radicalisation sees Muslims as somehow the pure product of their religion, not as British citizens, while also conveniently glossing over government failings.
Sources in Syriza's leftwing faction say that the stakes are nowhere near as high as those involved in the debt crisis negotiations suggest.