A Balkan success story
By Misha Glenny - 26 September 13:00

Observatoins on Macedonia

Troubled state
By Maureen Freely - 19 September 13:00

The New Turkey: the quiet revolution on the edge of Europe

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The gathering storm
By Daniel Johnson and David Lawday - 19 September 13:00

Historic change is looming in the heart of Europe. At stake is far more than a mere change of leader

A beady eye on Blair
By John Monks - 12 September 13:00

<strong>Francis Beckett</strong> on John Monks

Workers of the EU, unite!
By Nina Fishman - 12 September 13:00

Nina Fishman on Europe

Few lessons learned from Beslan
By Staff blogger - 05 September 13:00

From New York, September 2001, to London, July 2005, the horrors of terrorism have become all too familiar. And yet nobody will forget the sound of explosions, of children screaming and gunfire crackling at School Number One in Beslan a year ago.

The magic mountain
By Sebastian Harcombe - 29 August 13:00

Art in Germany - Minotaurs and drag queens are attempting to save the old Ossie parliament building.

What we don't know about drinking
By Barbara Gunnell - 29 August 13:00

Is there a connection between binge drinking, alcohol-related illness and the licensing hours? No on

The strange fate of Flight ZU522
By Helena Smith - 29 August 13:00

Observations on crash

Labour of love
By Sebastian Harcombe - 08 August 13:00

Art in Russia - During the siege of Leningrad, staff at the Hermitage went to remarkable lengths to

An anti-fascist legacy: John Pilger hails the Brigaders
By John Pilger - 08 August 13:00

The legacy of the International Brigades helps us understand not only the nature of fascism, but the moral courage we need to oppose it.

Lessons from abroad
By Richard Garside - 01 August 13:00

Countries with high violence rates like ours have high levels of income inequality

Torn between two neighbours
By Ed Owen - 01 August 13:00

Observations on Ukraine

Marmite, Ryvita and a stash of cash
By Denis MacShane - 01 August 13:00

The Solidarity union was born 25 years ago this summer, rocking the communist world. Denis MacShane

NS Profile - Angela Merkel
By Roger Boyes - 25 July 13:00

Forged in the old communist East, Germany's chancellor-in-waiting is not like the others. Angela Mer

A hot lunch is just the ticket
By Clara Young - 18 July 13:00

Food for thought: French dining

A beacon of liberty flickers
By Charles Grant - 18 July 13:00

Observations on Georgia

The seriousness of swans
By Ed Owen - 18 July 13:00

Observations on logos

Italy's name without shame
By John Follain - 18 July 13:00

Swing with the Mussolini All Star band. Buy T-shirts at the Mussolini shrine. Vote for the Mussolini

Bombshell in the Balkans
By Tim Judah - 11 July 13:00

Observations on Srebrenica

By Sebastian Harcombe - 27 June 13:00

The Russian emigre novelist AndreI Makine approaches Soviet history through painstaking investigatio

More in sorrow than anger
By Simon Buckby - 27 June 13:00

Observations on Europe

They do things differently there
By Julian Coman - 27 June 13:00

Observations on Sweden

Farm subsidies that starve the world
By Staff blogger - 20 June 13:00

In Ghana's Katanga Valley, the staple food is rice. This comes as no surprise, given that the fields for miles around are paddies. Look a little further and the sacks piled high on village walls sport an American flag.

The insider - Kevin Maguire catches Blair in a Euro-gaffe
By Kevin Maguire - 13 June 13:00

A Maggie dilemma for the Tories, Tony's EU gaffe and Ming's perfect pyjamas

Schroder pulls the rip cord
By Roger Boyes - 13 June 13:00

Observations on Germany

Addressing the car pandemic
By Staff blogger - 13 June 13:00

John Prescott denies he ever said it, which seems strange, because he should have said it: drivers need to be priced out of their cars, because if they are not, Britain will slowly come to a halt.

John Pilger castigates his own union, as the NUJ accepts government donations
By John Pilger - 13 June 13:00

By accepting money from the British government, the National Union of Journalists is undermining its principles.

Politics - Cathy Newman sees past the bickering has-beens
By Cathy Newman - 06 June 13:00

Blair may want to delay his departure until he is satisfied he has left his mark, but the Chancellor