By Julie Tomlin - 07 November 13:13
State and private television networks went ahead and published women’s mugshots and personal details, labelling them “HIV-infected prostitutes”.
By Nelson Jones - 01 November 15:52
Germany has become the first European country to pass a law that lets a birth certificate to be left blank in cases where the child is neither obviously male nor female, but it will take far more than a bureaucratic fix to remove the stigma of "abnormalit
By Sophie McBain - 01 November 15:12
Between 1998 and 2012, more than 16,000 people are known to have died attempting to migrate to the European Union.
By Nick Beecroft - 22 October 11:48
In an epic reversal of fortunes, the Eurozone is starting to look like a safe haven to some.
By Charles Grant - 17 October 15:37
Putin and his ministers were uncharacteristically polite about Barack Obama, welcoming co-operation with him over Syria’s chemical weapons. Yet only a few weeks previously their relations with Washington had been toxic, with rows over Syria, Edward Snowde
By Yiannis Baboulias - 17 October 15:31
Whatever the crackdown against Golden Dawn means for Greece, the hope is now rekindled that the EU might be starting to see the rise of the far right as the threat that it is.
By Robert Cooper - 10 October 11:19
For European countries, and for the United States, too, the shift from cold war to post-cold war had been too rapid for their thinking. Militarily their forces were still organised for a life-or-death struggle with the Warsaw Pact. Politically they could
By Sophie McBain - 29 September 10:25
Party leader, Nikolaos Michaloliakos, was arrested yesterday together with four more Golden Dawn MPs and 15 party members in an unprecedented crackdown on Greece's far-right party
By Andrew Gimson - 19 September 8:07
As she faces re-election, the signs are that Angela Merkel’s commitment to the euro stretches only so far as the maths continue to work for Germany. Andrew Gimson on the roots of a genial but ruthlessly pragmatic politician.
By Daniel Trilling - 12 September 10:45
As the recession bites, state funding for Italy's museums and galleries has disappeared, and Italians are coming up with inventive forms of common ownership, to challenge power from the bottom up.
By Fiona Sampson - 05 September 12:30
Straddling the fault-line between Islam and Christianity, this country's changing fortunes are important.
By Frederick Taylor - 05 September 9:55
As Angela Merkel prepares to go to the polls on 22 September, memories of the great hyperinflation of the 1920s continue to hold Europe’s most powerful nation in their historic grip.
By New Statesman - 22 August 16:00
At home and across the continent, governments are failing to address the causes of youth unemployment.
By Danny Dorling - 22 August 11:00
At least 26 million unemployed people will be looking for work across Europe this summer, while in Britain, 2,400 bankers are earning over €1m a year - real pounds and euros that should be better spread out.
By Agata Pyzik - 22 August 10:10
The third-poorest country in the EU, Latvia punitive welfare conditions and the exclusion of Russian-speakers from surrounding nations has lead to a depopulation of 30,000 a year.
By George Eaton - 22 August 9:50
What kind of a social model is it that leaves half of young people out of work? George Eaton profiles Spain's employment woes.
By Joo Dias - 15 August 9:00
Manuel Simões is being forced to close his 70-year-old family business, a restaurant on the outskirts of Lisbon. Since VAT rose for businesses like his, 75,000 jobs has disappeared from the industry.
By Yiannis Baboulias - 14 August 16:57
As an eighteen year old dies trying to flee a ticket inspector in Athens, police in Britain boast of apprehending a mother shoplifting to feed her two children. All across Europe, people are struggling to survive.
By D H Lawrence - 24 July 11:42
"We have brought it about ourselves—by a Ruhr occupation, by an English nullity, and by a German false will. We have done it ourselves. But apparently it was not to be helped."
By Yiannis Baboulias - 18 July 11:48
There are two kinds of deficit that have taken hold in Greece: the economic one, and the democratic deficit created by government spin and five years of austerity and authoritarianism.
By Agata Pyzik - 11 July 8:37
While Poland loves to boast about westerners coming to earn money, it is less open about those from the eastern part of the continent. Propaganda serves to justify almost anything.
By Anmar Frangoul - 11 July 8:12
Twenty-seven per cent of Spain's population is unemployed - over six million people. In a ferociously competitive job market, Spaniards see learning a foreign language as the best way of distinguishing themselves from others.
By Ece Temelkuran - 05 July 14:17
The Turkish government’s spin doctors have linked the recent protests to cyber attacks and historical cases of secular dissent to silence anti-government demonstrators.
By Jeremy Bowen - 27 June 8:35
Jeremy Bowen's Diary.
By Ana Frana - 27 June 8:17
Funding has been removed from projects not deemed to be in keeping with the official view of Hungarian culture.
By Marie Le Conte - 26 June 18:35
Compensation demanded in Sweden.
By Laurie Penny - 22 June 10:12
Laurie Penny meets the Russian punk-protest group.
By Harriet Fitch Little - 19 June 13:09
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan wants to cast women as mothers, sisters and wives, and those who oppose him should be careful that their imagery doesn’t do the same.
By Liam McLaughlin - 14 June 14:59
Inequality, not immigration, was what sparked the unrest.