The choice of the US President completes the counter-Bush trilogy: Carter, Gore and now Obama
Imagine a country where the self-styled democrats threaten press freedom and where “anti-democratic" forces try to defend it.
France can hardly believe its luck. The silver fox, the poet-politician, is in the dock.
Sun, sea and excess on the Côte de Crime
The author of the new book The Next 100 Years explains why China poses little threat to US supremacy
Japan and Turkey form an alliance to attack the US. Poland becomes America’s closest ally. Mexico ma
A striking series of photographs from the GDR captures
a world that began to fade 20 years ago – a
David Cameron may have dismissed his ‘‘eccentric views’’, but this Atlanticist could emerge as a lig
Belarus does not get many tourists, at least not the conventional sort.
If a friend or family member goes missing in the former Yugoslavia, a region plagued by crime and people-smuggling, the authorities are not likely to be of much help.
Furore builds over Conservative alliance with European anti-Jewish far right
Europe's Jewish leaders express concern over the Tories' links with Polish MEP Michal Kaminski
Early in July, people gathered in the village of Nachterstedt in eastern Germany to cut a ribbon to inaugurate the brand new town of Seeland, formed by merging Nachterstedt with other villages around Lake Concordia.
On the trail of the BNP as it makes its first, shambolic appearance at the European Parliament in St
The antics of the Grimaldis disfigure Monaco
Observations on bicycling monarchies
The new Magritte Museum gives William Cook a fresh perspective on Brussels, the capital of surrealis
If Sarkozy banned the burqa, he himself would be oppressing the women who wear it. Making something
‘‘Filippa, where are you?” The question is asked every Thursday at public meetings in Tensta, a poor suburb north-west of central Stockholm.
Andrew Brown has won the Orwell Prize for Fishing in Utopia, a memoir of life in Sweden. Here he tal
30 years on from the Islamic revolution, can sensible, sober diplomacy win out?
This should have been the perfect moment for centre-left parties to triumph
Want to visit a socialist paradise, where the needs of local citizens are put before capital? Where locally owned businesses rather than multinational chains dominate the streets? Where public transport is not only publicly owned, but free?
The Ryan Commission has revealed decades of child abuse within institutions run by the Irish Catholi
Demonstrations and strikes, uproar in the universities and the emergence of a new anti-capitalist pa
David Cameron's self-imposed marginalisation of the Tories in Brussels may help in an EU struggling
The seemingly sleepy county town of Bedford hides a treasure trove of art, discovers William Cook