Ignore the sceptics: the real Europe is foreign-language schools in Oxford and flights to Rome for £
Television - Andrew Billen would rather be governed by Evan Davis than Tony Blair
Dumb Britain, where debate is dominated by a wilfully idiotic press, just doesn't get it about Europ
The probability now is that Britain will not join the European single currency even in the next parliament, never mind in this one.
Film - Philip Kerr considers the work of the well-known movie moguls Bush, Blair and Chirac
In Berlusconi's Italy, prudent journalists cover up the premier's deficiencies, reports Hilary Clark
Don't believe it - "Hain wins battle over EU treaty"
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.
Observations on European referendums
The world cannot tolerate a lawless hegemon. It needs an alternative pole of power. But thanks to To
Dennis Sewell finds that, without more doctors and nurses, we shall wait 12 or 15 years before the N
Do we really need to make up our minds between the pound and the euro? Not according to David Boyle,
John Gray argues that the world needs an assertive power as a counterweight to the US, and that this
Was Serbia's prime minister murdered because of his politics or his underworld activities?
As the deadline for the decision on the single currency looms, Ed Crooks offers a way to keep everyo
This summer marks the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Sicily. Nobody wants a party. Why?
Fortress Malta: an island under siege (1940-1943)
James Holland <em>Orion, 440pp, £20</em>
Blair, Schroder and Chirac may be at odds on Iraq, but all three want to keep unions down. Can John
David Lawday meets Marine Le Pen, daughter of Jean-Marie, and hears of her sympathy for France's imm
Yugoslavism: histories of a failed idea (1918-1992)
Dejan Djokic (editor) <em>C Hurst & Co, 369pp,
T S Eliot wept here, while Thomas Mann wrote a novel about a man with a hacking cough. A good place
Observations on Blackpool: the Spanish view
No wonder the Tuscans are depressed; they are overrun by the British
Robin Cook argues that the PM must restore Britain's place in Europe by keeping his distance from Bu
Whatever happened to the 16 alleged terrorists that Spain seized in January? Justin Webster reports
Among the sickly donkeys, another war brews
The Balkans are hailed as proof that western intervention improves native lives. Wrong, reports Mark
Britain and France have a common interest in containing US power. The tragedy of recent weeks is tha
Don't believe it - "It's all the fault of the French"