Europe is Cameron’s Achilles heel
By Irwin Stelzer - 27 April 8:22

Ed Miliband could pull a trick by following Gordon Brown’s firm line on the EU’s attempts to central

The Week So Far
By Staff blogger - 20 April 13:48

1. North America

The WikiLeaks conundrum — one size cannot fit all
By Helena Kennedy - 14 April 13:35

The European Arrest Warrant can be a useful tool in fighting international organised crime, but in t

Minsk underground bomb: two suspects arrested
By Francisco Perez - 13 April 17:11

Belarus security services have arrested two men allegedly involved in the bombing of a busy undergro

Banning things and liberal values
By David Allen Green - 11 April 12:16

Why the French are wrong about face veils.

“It was about the potential slaughter of citizens”
By Ryan Gallagher - 08 April 15:32

Katharine Gun discusses her arrest in 2003 for leaking US plans to illegally bug countries opposed t

The Week So Far
By Staff blogger - 31 March 12:47

1. Europe

Original dreamers
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 24 March 13:33

Jonathan Derbyshire reports from Moscow on Russia's literary scene.

How the Celtic Tiger was tamed
By Rob Brown - 23 February 10:26

As Ireland heads to the polls, it expects not change but more of the same.

Big Gov is back
By George Eaton - 17 February 14:58

"The era of big government is over," Bill Clinton memorably declared in his 1996 State of the Union address, and few disagreed with him. But since the financial crisis, Leviathan has risen from its slumber.

Bright light on the Dniepe
By Neil Clark - 13 January 11:08

Little-known and often misreported, Belarus under Alexander Lukashenko is a well-kept secret — a boo

What If ... Henry V had lived on
By Dominic Sandbrook - 06 January 12:58

In the summer of 1422, Henry V, founder of the Plantagenet empire and one of the decisive figures in world history, was at the Château de Vincennes, near Paris, when he was struck down by dysentery.

Italy: The Shape of Things to Come
By Alexander Lee - 17 December 16:47

Berlusconi is back from the dead, but perversely, it is the right that will benefit as Italy slips i

Protect Assange, don’t abuse him
By John Pilger - 15 December 12:34

“Guardians of women’s rights” in the British liberal press have rushed to condemn the WikiLeaks foun

Pretty, gritty city
By William Cook - 09 December 12:13

Europe’s rust belt is now a cultural hot spot

From free state to failed state
By Rob Brown - 09 December 11:48

The popular consensus is that Ireland’s debts are unpayable and the “rescue package” simply adds to

American bullies and leggy Russians
By Peter Wilby - 09 December 7:11

Washington clamps down on the leader of WikiLeaks, spy paranoia in London, to Oldham for a by-electi

Follow that rabbit, Monsieur Sarkozy!
By Tony Hudson - 01 December 13:05

Despite all the gloom, there’s still humour to be found in the WikiLeaks revelations.

Why the left is losing the crisis
By David Marquand - 25 November 7:32

The financial crash has not turned out to be a social-democratic moment as some expected. In Britain

Look out Spain - the luck of the Irish is on its way
By David Blanchflower - 25 November 7:25

George Osborne once wrote that the rest of Europe had much to learn from the Irish. Sadly it looks a

Ireland needs a miracle
By Alex Preston - 25 November 7:25

Iceland’s deficit has been helped by thermal energy and aluminium smelting, Ireland has nothing like

Leader: Ordinary workers will pay the price for Ireland’s humiliation
By Staff blogger - 25 November 7:25

If Ireland's economic model has been discredited, its political class has been disgraced.

Ireland agrees to bail-out deal
By Ursula Donnelly - 22 November 8:32

The former Celtic Tiger is to receive around €80-90bn

Scandinavia hit by US spying claims
By Simon Reid-Henry - 18 November 17:43

Controversial US Embassy surveillance programme

Kosovo organ trafficking circle to face EU prosecution
By New Statesman - 12 November 14:18

Group includes doctors and a high-ranking health official

Madrid’s young and jobless
By Bob Denham - 04 November 11:38

As austerity grips Spain, a generation faces a future of long-term unemployment.

Berlusconi's last stand
By Peter Popham - 28 October 12:54

The end was inevitable: the last years of Silvio Berlusconi's period as Prime Minister have been col

Why Irish eyes aren’t smiling
By Rob Brown - 28 October 12:54

Ireland and Canada offer contrasting warnings from the front line of the budget deficit wars.

Sweden isn’t all equal
By Claire French - 19 October 19:19

Even in one of the great egalitarian nations, inequality still exists.

The hysteria over the terror level is misplaced
By Duncan Robinson - 06 October 16:27

France may have issued a warning about the terror threat in the UK -- but the threat itself has not