Les miserables
By Michael Kustow - 28 July 13:00

There is more at stake in the cancellation of the Avignon Festival than simply the death of a French

No laughing matter
By Stephen Pollard - 21 July 13:00

Vive la Revolution: a stand-up history of the French revolution

Mark Steel <em>Scribner, 299pp, £1

From Saturday-night poetry to Big Brother
By Zsuzsanna Clark - 21 July 13:00

From Saturday-night poetry to <em>Big Brother</em>

There's whiskey in the glass . . .
By Gavin Sheridan - 23 June 13:00

The pub, the craic - drinking is part of the culture. But it's time Ireland counted the cost

A search beneath the rubble
By Sam Jones - 16 June 13:00

As Iraq showed, the Continental press prefers a few bits of truth to personal invective

The banality of the good
By Timothy Garton Ash - 16 June 13:00

Ignore the sceptics: the real Europe is foreign-language schools in Oxford and flights to Rome for £

The euro made simple
By Andrew Billen - 16 June 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen would rather be governed by Evan Davis than Tony Blair

Much more than a straight banana
By Celia Brayfield - 16 June 13:00

Dumb Britain, where debate is dominated by a wilfully idiotic press, just doesn't get it about Europ

Roll up that map of the eurozone
By Staff blogger - 16 June 13:00

The probability now is that Britain will not join the European single currency even in the next parliament, never mind in this one.

Hollywood versus the New Vague
By Philip Kerr - 16 June 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr considers the work of the well-known movie moguls Bush, Blair and Chirac

An ethical nation, full of bluster
By John Carlin - 16 June 13:00

Spaniards love Europe because they hate each other. So will the country fall apart? John Carlin repo

Here comes the sun
By Andrew Hussey - 16 June 13:00

Liverpool, once despised and feared throughout Britain, has been crowned the European Capital of Cul

The road to a cool Europa
By Mark Leonard - 16 June 13:00

Mark Leonard, who proposed to rebrand Britain in 1997, offers his prescription for a sexier and more

The altar of fire
By Tim Parks - 16 June 13:00

In a world without faith or metaphysics, we need a grand illusion like the European Union. Even with

Why Serena was booed and heckled at the French Open
By Andrew Stephen - 16 June 13:00

Even the suspicion of Gallic or German associations is now enough to get food, cars and drinks boyco

To war over a bald patch
By Hilary Clarke - 09 June 13:00

In Berlusconi's Italy, prudent journalists cover up the premier's deficiencies, reports Hilary Clark

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 02 June 13:00

Don't believe it - "Hain wins battle over EU treaty"

Power to the people, not to Brussels
By Staff blogger - 02 June 13:00

The momentum of the European Union, even when it was a mere community dedicated to free trade, was always towards greater centralisation. This was not just because of the political ideals and ambitions of its founders.

NS Essay - 'The main Continental European powers will no longer jump to attention and salute when Washington blows the trumpet'
By David Marquand - 26 May 13:00

The world cannot tolerate a lawless hegemon. It needs an alternative pole of power. But thanks to To

Vote, vote, vote to keep your job
By Mark Almond - 26 May 13:00

Observations on European referendums

NS Essay - For Europe's sake, keep Britain out
By John Gray - 19 May 13:00

John Gray argues that the world needs an assertive power as a counterweight to the US, and that this

A question of late delivery
By Dennis Sewell - 19 May 13:00

Dennis Sewell finds that, without more doctors and nurses, we shall wait 12 or 15 years before the N

Don't say yes, don't say no
By David Boyle - 19 May 13:00

Do we really need to make up our minds between the pound and the euro? Not according to David Boyle,

How America helped the Mafia
By Hilary Clarke - 12 May 13:00

This summer marks the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Sicily. Nobody wants a party. Why?

Mafia don or martyr?
By Mark Almond - 12 May 13:00

Was Serbia's prime minister murdered because of his politics or his underworld activities?

How to solve the euro dilemma
By Ed Crooks - 12 May 13:00

As the deadline for the decision on the single currency looms, Ed Crooks offers a way to keep everyo

The workers of Europe unite
By Robert Taylor - 05 May 13:00

Blair, Schroder and Chirac may be at odds on Iraq, but all three want to keep unions down. Can John

Papa's girl sings a new kind of music
By David Lawday - 05 May 13:00

David Lawday meets Marine Le Pen, daughter of Jean-Marie, and hears of her sympathy for France's imm

The imperial meaning. Jan Morris on a fine new book about a heroic wartime defence of an outpost of empire
By Jan Morris - 05 May 13:00

Fortress Malta: an island under siege (1940-1943)

James Holland <em>Orion, 440pp, £20</em>

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Where nurses can hardly carry on
By Justin Webster - 28 April 13:00

Observations on Blackpool: the Spanish view

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