Baroness Ashton
Cathy Ashton struggles to identify Serbian President
By Caroline Crampton - 18 June 17:25

She demanded an aide accompany her as she didn't "know what he looks like"

Greece: apocalypse postponed?
By George Eaton - 18 June 9:04

The key question is whether Greece can retain the euro and reduce austerity.

With the rise of SYRIZA and Golden Dawn, Greece's status quo has been forever altered
By Alex Andreou - 18 June 8:45

Greek Democracy will never be the same after this turbulent month

Greece heads to the polls
By Alex Hern - 17 June 13:47

A hair's-breadth victory for the right is predicted, but time will tell.

"Secret polls" show New Democracy leading in Greece
By Alex Hern - 14 June 15:22

Market surges amid rumours of Syriza loss.

New Statesman
Trouble for Hollande from the Right and the Left
By Myriam Francois-Cerrah - 11 June 17:57

On yesterday's French legislative elections.

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
To prove Breivik's sanity, they rolled out the crazies
By Mark Lewis - 11 June 11:25

A deft piece of courtroom theatre in the Breivik trial.

Chancellor George Osborne leaves Number 11 Downing Street.
Why the UK moved closer to the EU exit today
By George Eaton - 07 June 17:10

If Osborne fails to secure "safeguards" for the City of London, Britain's membership will be in doubt.

Golden Dawn party members march on parliament.
Video: Golden Dawn spokesman attacks left-wing politicians on live TV
By Samira Shackle - 07 June 9:55

Far-right politician faces arrest after assault of Communist Party member on talk-show.

David Cameron chats with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.
Leader: The Owen referendum plan on Europe is the right one
By New Statesman - 06 June 17:09

Britain's place in Europe needs to be resolved.

Demonstrators crowd around the euro logo in front of the European Central Bank
Labour must align with the British people on Europe before it’s too late
By David Owen - 06 June 14:00

The party must take a position on a referendum now.

French President François Hollande meets with Barack Obama
French foreign policy: so far, François, So good
By John Gaffney - 31 May 11:11

On foreign policy, the French president is proving skilful and radical.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court.
Julian Assange loses extradition appeal
By George Eaton - 30 May 9:36

WikiLeaks founder will return to Sweden to face charges of sexual assault.

New Statesman
Exploding the myth of the feckless, lazy Greeks
By Alex Andreou - 18 May 12:03

Stereotypes and untruths are everywhere, but this economic crisis is not self-inflicted.

Spanish borrowing costs to rise
By New Statesman - 17 May 8:59

Fears of a Greek exit push costs higher.

New Statesman
Europe’s endgame
By Rafael Behr - 16 May 16:10

Within a decade, Britain will hold a referendum on membership of the European Union – and the Yes ca

Hollande is sworn in as President
France: Hollande is sworn in as President
By Harriet Williams - 15 May 12:56

He is the first Socialist to hold the role in twenty years.

German economy edges out of recession
By New Statesman - 15 May 8:29

0.5 per cent growth recorded in the first quarter.

Francois Hollande.
Cameron will regret his snub
By Denis MacShane - 09 May 14:59

In 1981, I was there at la Bastille as François Mitterrand won control of the Élysée after 25 years of unbroken right-wing rule.

Marine Le Pen.
Sarkozy’s loss is the far right’s gain
By Andrew Hussey - 09 May 14:52

As the polls began to close at about seven o’clock on Sunday evening, there was a distinctly weird atmosphere in the streets of Paris. It was about then that you could sense François Hollande had made it at last.

The German Pirate party leader Bernd Schloemer.
European anti-politics: reading the runes in Italy and Germany
By William Brett - 09 May 11:34

The success of the Pirate Party and Italian comedian Beppe Grillo is symptomatic of our times.

Members of the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party
Golden Dawn fascists are not just Greece's problem
By Daniel Trilling - 09 May 9:54

Europe will turn to angry nationalisms unless an alternative to austerity is found.

Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos
Greek neo-Nazi party expels journalists
By George Eaton - 08 May 11:59

Golden Dawn's ugly press conference.

Alexis Tsipras, head of SYRIZA
Uncertainty as Greek coalition negotiations continue
By Alex Hern - 08 May 8:57

The coalition of the radical left leads the second round of talks.

New Statesman
Europe’s Super Sunday promises an exciting, uncertain future
By Ben Fox - 07 May 16:28

Voters rejected austerity and they rejected the political establishment.

New Statesman
Europe hasn't swung to the left - or the right
By Guy Lodge and Will Paxton - 07 May 14:31

Voters have punished incumbents of every stripe for hard times.

A Greek election poster in Athens
What the Greek election tells us about Europe
By Petros Fassoulas - 07 May 11:38

A political consensus shattered.

New Statesman
Sarkozy's defeat is a rejection of the Republique de Bling
By John Gaffney - 04 May 10:05

Sarkozy's vulgar desire to party put a curse on his presidency.

New Statesman
Breivik remains unmoved at his trial
By Mark Lewis - 01 May 15:20

Relief at the end of Breivik’s testimony was short-lived

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