Government resigns as high electricity bills force people onto the streets.
From our correspondence.
Beppe Grillo's movement born in protest but now he will be under huge pressure to do something creative with it.
Does the political return of Berlusconi represent a realistic danger for Western democracy?
Explosive revelations from a former Greek diplomat.
Conflicting stories and doctored photographs reveal clumsy attempts by the Greek police to conceal the degree of force used during and after the arrest of four anarchists.
The abuse suffered by four young anarchists, arrested for a bank robbery, at the hands of the police proves it’s time to call Greece’s coalition government what it is – a far-right authoritarian group.
Italy, Spain and Cyprus all strike fear into the hearts of economists.
An open letter to Angela Merkel.
Questions are being asked about the viability of Holland's liberal drug laws.
Back from Paris where she has been interviewing prostitutes, politicians, police, and feminists who argue both for and against legalising prostitution, Valeria Costa-Kostritsky asks whether this is the answer.
Conservative MP Robert Buckland says it is time for the UK to engage with the EU constructively.
There is no evidence that any EU member is willing to allow Britain to pick and choose which laws it obeys.
Human rights researcher Tanya Lokshina tells how she was blackmailed over her pregnancy.
We still have not learned the lessons of the First World War.
Lofty ambitions on the French left.
In Greece, the far right has taken advantage of public anxiety caused by hyper-austerity, stoking xenophobia and violence. But the country’s experience is by no means unique.
Turkey's prime minister Recep Erdogan announced this week that the headscarf ban will be partially lifted.
French anti-veil laws are steeped in racism and have opened the door to abuse against Muslims.
The change in law reflects the contemporary view of sex as something that can only properly be enjoyed on a basis of equality.
Officials defend the “time-bomb at the heart of Europe”.
The European Commission is ever-hopeful, it seems.
Regional parties mitigate the threat of a single populist party winning national support.
The party is only third because of the collapse of others around it.
A lenient gang-rape verdict has prompted outcry and a debate on France's inadequate response to rape. The French media's ambivalence towards rape victims also needs to be examined.
To be pro-European is not to endorse each and every proposal of the Brussels apparat.
Pressure is on the Mykolaiv court to reach a verdict that will show progress.
There is nothing pro-European about a government sworn on suppressing freedom of speech.
Who could he possibly have in mind?
Golden Dawn is having a field day while MPs from other parties are assaulted.