Whatever the outcome at Copenhagen, the real work will be done in Europe, where the Tories look incr
Remnants of the wall are luring tourists to Berlin
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.
The Tories have deluded themselves that Britain can enjoy trading advantages without the drawbacks o
Two decades after the fall of the wall in 1989, life in the German capital’s hinterland continues re
The ratification of the Lisbon Treaty creates new dilemmas for David Cameron-and for David Miliband
The referendum on Britain's membership of the EEC is often forgotten today.
This Eurosceptic alliance is a product of moral and intellectual laziness
Sylvie Brunel launches a counter-attack
Hungary is fighting the neoliberal model imposed after 1989
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
Observations on bicycling monarchies
The antics of the Grimaldis disfigure Monaco
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
Andrew Brown has won the Orwell Prize for Fishing in Utopia, a memoir of life in Sweden. Here he tal