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The euro was a bad idea in 1999, and it's a disaster now.
The Foreign Secretary believes Britain abroad must temper idealism with pragmatism. The Archbishop o
Silvio Berlusconi's fragile grip on power seems to be slipping as Italians vote against his policies
Germany's decision to reject nuclear power will lead to an increase in carbon emissions.
In Bologna, the student city in the ideological heartland of the Italian left, the youth are rising
The architect of perestroika was reluctant to pursue a life in politics, and still blames it for the
Why professional mothers can have it all.
The capture of Ratko Mladic is not just an opportunity for justice, but also a chance for diplomacy.
“We want a new society. This one doesn’t work any more.”
Time and again, Scotland’s First Minister has taken on the naysayers and won. He is a keen gambler b
The IMF chief’s downfall has shaken a nation and halted the progress of its centre left.
The beheading of a British woman in Tenerife was shocking, but we Brits are too preoccupied with biz
An effective leader is no substitute for genuine intellectual renewal.
The left has the answers to Europe’s problems, but it is failing to persuade.
New report warns that to overcome crisis, the efforts to strengthen banks must accelerate.
The Scottish National Party, under the clever leadership of Alex Salmond, is likely to retain power
The new coalition government portrays the crushing defeat of Fianna Fail as a cathartic, revolutiona
Ed Miliband could pull a trick by following Gordon Brown’s firm line on the EU’s attempts to central
The European Arrest Warrant can be a useful tool in fighting international organised crime, but in t
Belarus security services have arrested two men allegedly involved in the bombing of a busy undergro
Why the French are wrong about face veils.
Katharine Gun discusses her arrest in 2003 for leaking US plans to illegally bug countries opposed t
Jonathan Derbyshire reports from Moscow on Russia's literary scene.
As Ireland heads to the polls, it expects not change but more of the same.
Little-known and often misreported, Belarus under Alexander Lukashenko is a well-kept secret — a boo
Berlusconi is back from the dead, but perversely, it is the right that will benefit as Italy slips i