Crimea watch
By Justin Vela - 08 February 7:55

Ethnic tensions rise in the first presidential vote since the Orange Revolution

The Tin Drum
By Hans Kundnani - 04 February 6:28

It is a little over half a century since Die Blechtrommel was published in Germany for the first time.

The land that wouldn't lie
By Peter Hallward - 28 January 7:06

The Haitian people overthrew slavery, uprooted dictators and foreign military rule, and elected a li

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir - extended interview
By Alyssa McDonald - 15 January 11:35

The Icelandic prime minister talks to the NS about scrambling to rescue an economy under pressure fr

The NS Interview: Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, prime minister of Iceland
By Alyssa McDonald - 15 January 8:56

“Gordon Brown went beyond what was justified”

Into the shadows
By Sue Hubbard - 14 January 6:27

A refreshingly earnest look at Europe's dark past

Sneers to you, Mrs Robinson
By Gaby Hinsliff - 14 January 6:27

The Robinson affair fits a pattern in which female transgressors are treated both more and less hars

Failed by Fianna
By Rob Brown - 11 January 8:31

The Irish government rejected fiscal stimulus and slashed public spending instead. The result is eco

Euro revisions
By Sebastian Dullien - 07 January 6:30

It seems like a paradox.

No Panthéon for Camus
By Benjamin Ivry - 17 December 17:14

French president Sarkozy's attempt to honour Albert Camus has backfired

The revenger’s tragedy
By Leo McKinstry - 17 December 7:06

The British government has long denied that wartime air raids on German cities were intended to kill

A genocide denied
By Geoffrey Robertson - 10 December 5:47

Newly uncovered Foreign Office memos show how New Labour has played politics with the massacre of th

Greens and blues
By Stephen Tindale - 03 December 5:20

Whatever the outcome at Copenhagen, the real work will be done in Europe, where the Tories look incr

Cold war modern
By William Cook - 19 November 5:52

Remnants of the wall are luring tourists to Berlin

The crying policeman
By Sophie Elmhirst - 12 November 5:43

Major Alexei Dymovsky sits in his police uniform in front of a bright blue wall. He speaks to a video camera in heavy tones, sighing frequently, his eyes clouded with fatigue.

Lisbon, chaos theory and poppies
By Peter Wilby - 12 November 5:43

The Tories have deluded themselves that Britain can enjoy trading advantages without the drawbacks o

The lost country
By Nicky Gardner - 12 November 5:43

Two decades after the fall of the wall in 1989, life in the German capital’s hinterland continues re

Brussels is back with a vengeance
By James Macintyre - 05 November 5:55

The ratification of the Lisbon Treaty creates new dilemmas for David Cameron-and for David Miliband

What if... Britain had stayed out of the EEC
By Dominic Sandbrook - 29 October 7:51

The referendum on Britain's membership of the EEC is often forgotten today.

Leader: The Tories’ peculiar bedfellows in Europe
By Staff blogger - 15 October 8:38

This Eurosceptic alliance is a product of moral and intellectual laziness

Superwife on the warpath
By Sophie Elmhirst - 15 October 8:38

Sylvie Brunel launches a counter-attack

Privatisation on parole
By Neil Clark - 15 October 8:38

Hungary is fighting the neoliberal model imposed after 1989

Why Obama? Deconstructing the Nobel Peace Prize nomination
By Simon Reid-Henry - 09 October 16:59

The choice of the US President completes the counter-Bush trilogy: Carter, Gore and now Obama

The Democratic Party turns draconian
By Neil Clark - 24 September 6:50

Imagine a country where the self-styled democrats threaten press freedom and where “anti-democratic" forces try to defend it.

Sympathy for the de Villepin?
By Sophie Elmhirst - 24 September 6:50

France can hardly believe its luck. The silver fox, the poet-politician, is in the dock.

Diary: Alexander Lebedev
By Alexander Lebedev - 17 September 6:48

Sun, sea and excess on the Côte de Crime

Q&A: George Friedman
By George Eaton - 27 August 16:42

The author of the new book The Next 100 Years explains why China poses little threat to US supremacy

The next 100 years
By George Friedman - 27 August 8:07

Japan and Turkey form an alliance to attack the US. Poland becomes America’s closest ally. Mexico ma

Stories from a former country
By Dave Rimmer - 20 August 8:40

A striking series of photographs from the GDR captures
a world that began to fade 20 years ago – a

The NS Profile: Daniel Hannan
By George Eaton - 20 August 8:40

David Cameron may have dismissed his ‘‘eccentric views’’, but this Atlanticist could emerge as a lig

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