Will his alleged victim, Nafissatou Diallo, get to tell her side of the story?
The country instituted an emergency tax for three years to sort out its problems. Should we?
A population that lives in fear of state violence, and a 99 per cent election tally that could have come from the Soviet era - welcome to Putin's Russia.
Everyone has something to offer if you treat their time as the precious commodity.
The EU should channel its funds towards more productive ends
Åsne Seierstad questions a system that gives Anders Breivik publicity.
The Royal Court's EV Crowe on the Russian punk band.
The country is attempting to get a further loan of €30bn.
The diplomatic row between Belarus and Sweden means the UK won't be able to remain detached for long.
What Russia wants it gets if it can.
We must retake control of our economies from the banks.
There are indications that people are ready to kick back against Putin.
Hardline deficit hawks sometimes make surprising moves.
The trial of Pussy Riot is encouraging Russians to talk openly about corruption. But how is their message being received in a country where feminism is still a dirty word?
Juan Manuel Sanchez Gordillo had accompanied activists on supermarket raids where food was distributed to the poor.
Reform has always been a “two-steps forward, one-step back” undertaking.
It's not just a 0.2 per cent Robin Hood tax which Hollande introduced.
The city remains, for the moment, admirably wild.
The punk band are on trial because of who they are, not what they did.
Serbia's new president is reviving the language of break-up and partition.
The French Socialist leader is a throwback, not a pioneer.
The treatment of Pussy Riot says much about the close relationship between Church and Kremlin in Putin's Russia.
Don't judge a book by its cover, but maybe judge a champagne by its bottle.
The suspension of the old law created a "dangerous void".
Britain will be reduced to the role of a “Norway or Switzerland” in Europe if Eurosceptics push us into leaving the EU, warns the president of the European Commission, talking to David Miliband.
Outside Europe, Britain will be reduced to the role of a “Norway or Switzerland”, warns the president of the European Commission.
While more than a million Britons live in the EU, Cameron's immigrant-bashing rhetoric rings hollow.
An interview with Paddy Ashdown leaves Antonia Quirke desperate for a bite.
The EU's triumph on mobile charges shows how the union benefits consumers.