Don't delay on welcoming the new EU migrants
By Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah - 23 February 12:00

Tony Blair should hold his nerve. Far from regarding EU enlargement on 1 May as a threat - because it will allow unrestricted access to migrants from the new member states - the UK should see it as an opportunity.

Apartheid in the heart of Europe
By Robert Nurden - 23 February 12:00

In recent weeks, the British media have been overrun with scare stories of an imminent influx of Roma - or gypsy - peoples from central Europe.

Great sushi, shame about the election
By John Kampfner - 23 February 12:00

John Kampfner in Moscow finds mega malls on the horizon and some of Europe's most fashionable bars a

The judge fails to stay bought
By Mark Almond - 23 February 12:00

The corrupt president is backed only by the old and poor. In Lithuania, that's a lot of people

The good European
By Clare Short - 02 February 12:00

After the Empire: the breakdown of the American order

Emmanuel Todd <em>Columbia, 233pp, £21</em>

NS Special Report - The conflict the west always ignores
By Lindsey Hilsum - 26 January 12:00

Russian policy in Chechnya is breeding terrorists

NS Special Report - The hunt for a murderer
By Russ Baker - 26 January 12:00

At Christmas, Bosnian Serbs were thrilled to get a text message greeting from Radovan Karadzic. But

A really bad case of penis envy
By John Carlin - 12 January 12:00

Spain was also a leading part of the war coalition. But to the chagrin of its writers, it has had no

NS Profile - Nicolas Sarkozy
By David Lawday - 05 January 12:00

The son of a Hungarian immigrant, the interior minister has taken France by storm. Can he now push C

Politics - John Kampfner wonders if we will ever join the euro
By John Kampfner - 05 January 12:00

Who would have believed that, after seven years of Labour, we would be no nearer to joining the euro

An immodest proposal
By Maurice Walsh - 05 January 12:00

The Encyclopaedia of Ireland

Edited by Brian Lalor <em>Gill & Macmillan, 1,256pp, £50</em>

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When Irish eyes are spying
By Patrick West - 05 January 12:00

Ireland has not only banned smoking in restaurants and bars, ministers have also asked citizens to g

Apocalypse Brussels
By Janet Bush - 15 December 12:00

European integration, some evangelists say, is another popish plot or worse. Janet Bush reads the si

The high cost of being European
By Neil Clark - 15 December 12:00

Observations on EU enlargement

Russia 2 - "We pretend to vote; they pretend to notice"
By John Kampfner - 01 December 12:00

Vladimir Putin is beginning to mould the new Russia in his own image.

It's all about oil again
By Tim Lambon - 01 December 12:00

Observations on Georgia

Erdogan's veiled motives
By Helena Smith - 01 December 12:00

Observations on Turkey

It's wrong to make Muslims choose
By Staff blogger - 01 December 12:00

The bombers of Istanbul may be alarming, as is the threat that they could next hit a British city. The mindset of British and US leaders, however, is more alarming.

Russia 3 - Why the dragon will outrun the bear
By Nicholas Watt - 01 December 12:00

Ever since he travelled to the Soviet Union and China as a young man nearly 20 years ago, Nicholas W

A nation shirks the kitchen
By Adam Sage - 24 November 12:00

Observations on France

Manhattan boulevard
By William Cook - 17 November 12:00

Cinema - William Cook goes in search of Woody Allen's New York and discovers a European fantasy

A funny sort of democracy
By Neil Clark - 17 November 12:00

Around the world, Washington endorses then deposes rulers. Reporting on Russia, Neil Clark spells ou

Your tyrant or ours?
By Mark Almond - 17 November 12:00

Around the world, Washington endorses then deposes rulers. Reporting on Georgia, Mark Almond spells

Why I became a German
By Shere Hite - 17 November 12:00

The exile - So vicious were the attacks on the feminist Shere Hite that she decided to give up her A

A warrior who achieved nothing
By Neil Clark - 27 October 12:00

Observations on Izetbegovic

The man who would be Duce
By Hilary Clarke - 20 October 13:00

The leader of Italy's authoritarian right has turned liberal. A new ally for Blair? By Hilary Clarke

Why France is tied in knots over girls who wear the scarf
By David Lawday - 20 October 13:00

The French shed blood to overthrow clerical power and establish republican values. They still believ

La dolce vita
By Lilian Pizzichini - 13 October 13:00

Cinema - Lilian Pizzichini discovers sex, murder and all of Italy's history in its film posters

Now what? - Lauren Booth feels like an unwanted asylum-seeker
By Lauren Booth - 29 September 13:00

The French notaire complains that the place is swamped by English refugees

I want to be ruled from Brussels
By Neil Clark - 29 September 13:00

Although he is a Eurosceptic, Belgium holds no terrors for Neil Clark. He admires its clean streets,

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