One over the G8?
By Eric Albert - 21 June 13:00

French media silent over Sarkozy's unorthodox press conference performance

Al's Cretan moment
By Helena Smith - 21 June 13:00

'Recovering politician' and eco-visionary Al Gore makes a popular return to Greece

Sarko's friends
By Andrew Hussey - 14 June 13:00

Andrew Hussey on required reading for the French new right

West used to be best
By William Cook - 14 June 13:00

The Kennedy museum in Berlin is a reminder of a fraught, yet optimistic age

Whisper: no surrender
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 14 June 13:00

The Tories' new "bland" Euroscepticism faces its first challenge

The Torah code
By Jo Glanville - 07 June 13:00

<strong>The Seventh Gate</strong>

Richard Zimler <em>Constable & Robinson, 400pp, £7.99</em>


Party politics
By Robert Service - 07 June 13:00

Communism destroyed millions of lives, but its critics are now branded "neocons". Why has the left's

Alice in Basqueland
By Anonymous - 06 June 11:58

Basque terror group ETA's decision to end its ceasefire has been met with recrimination and disappoi

Solidarity with our Russian colleagues
By Jeremy Dear - 05 June 17:56

NUJ chief Jeremy Dear reports on attempts to evict Russia's journalism union from its HQ in the late

Tongue twisters
By Sarah Birke - 04 June 13:00

Observations on ITALIAN

Russia with hate
By Peter Tatchell - 04 June 13:00

Observations on gay pride

'Islam is a strange religion'
By Ajmal Masroor - 29 May 17:15

Ajmal Masroor challenges some of the preconceptions about his faith

We are ruled by fear
By Barbara Gunnell - 28 May 13:00

Observations on Amnesty International

False friends and old adversaries
By Bernard-Henri Levy - 28 May 13:00

How long will Kouchner stay in his post and at what price? Is his appointment just a move by Sarkozy

Nails in Labour's coffin
By Sian Berry - 28 May 12:31

Ruth Kelly has revealed another backroom farce surrounding the introduction of Home Information Pack

Save our seas
By Malachy Tallack - 28 May 12:27

The fishermen come, they take a few decent fish, and they throw the rest away. And at the moment the

In spite of everything it's Ahern
By Harry McGee - 25 May 19:04

Top Irish journalist Harry McGee gives his analysis of the Irish Election and says Bertie Ahern look

Spending the day with Gerry Adams
By Patrick Belton - 25 May 11:35

Patrick Belton spends the day with Sinn Fein's president and reflects on the possible deals that wil

Interview: Dick Spring
By Tom Marchbanks - 24 May 13:45

Veteran Labour politician Dick Spring talks to about the Irish election, Bertie Ahe

The first time voter
By Richard Morrisroe - 24 May 13:36

Richard Morrisroe, sets out the issues young voters in Ireland are concerned about

A brief guide to the Irish elections
By Tom Marchbanks - 24 May 12:44

Here are some of the key facts about the Irish elections including key players, parties and issues

Not so quiet on the eastern front
By Roger Boyes - 21 May 13:00

In the frontier lands of the EU, tension is growing as a resurgent Russia is using its restive minor

Serbs who stayed home
By Kim Bytyci - 21 May 13:00

Observations on Balkans

By ewangravesen615 - 21 May 13:00

A November 1937 article left our readers without any doubts about the nature of the new Germany.

Eastern promise
By Gavin Stamp - 21 May 13:00

En route to Istanbul, Gavin Stamp finds Bulgaria has more to offer than post-communist gloom

Serbs wait for change
By Sam Kiley - 14 May 13:00

Observations on Kosovo

Danger man?
By David Lawday - 14 May 13:00

The one thing everybody knew they would get from Nicolas Sarkozy was change. So no one will be surpr

For the love of Lenin
By Hugh Barnes - 14 May 13:00

<strong>Young Stalin</strong>

Simon Sebag Montefiore <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 397pp, £25</em>

Wild at heart?
By Garth Cartwright - 14 May 13:00

Garth Cartwright finds the reality of gypsy life a far cry from the myth perpetuated by musicians an

By Jo Leinen - 10 May 15:52

German MEP Jo Leinen, Chairman of the Constitutional Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, g