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

New Statesman
Thousands of Norwegians gather to sing song Breivik hates
By new-statesman - 26 April 15:39

The mass murderer said that the song "Children of the Rainbow" was a Marxist brainwashing tool.

New Statesman
How the far right is becoming mainstream
By Catherine Fieschi - 25 April 16:22

It’s been quite a month for the populist right in Europe: Marine Le Pen, the Front National (FN) candidate in the French presidential elections, took 17.9 per cent of the vote in the first round; Geert Wilders of the Party for Freedom (PVV) brought down the Dutch government, forcing new election

New Statesman
Breivik has not been given a platform
By Steven Baxter - 23 April 10:54

Television has exposed the mass murderer for who he really is.

New Statesman
Hollande takes the first round in France
By George Eaton - 22 April 19:19

Exit polls put Socialist candidate ahead of Sarkozy as support for Le Pen surges.

New Statesman
Inside the Breivik trial
By Mark Lewis - 20 April 14:11

The prosecution has deconstructed Breivik’s elaborate fantasies.

New Statesman
Leader: From believing in absurdities to committing atrocities
By New Statesman - 18 April 17:03

The most shocking thing about Breivik is how many people agree with his opinions.

A very social democrat
François Hollande: a very social democrat
By Denis MacShane - 18 April 15:05

A victory for the French Socialist candidate would be of historic significance.

The philosopher Herbert Marcuse
Who are Breivik’s fellow travellers?
By Daniel Trilling - 18 April 14:59

It would have been a lot neater, and no doubt a lot more comforting, if Anders Behring Breivik had been declared too insane to stand trial.

New Statesman
The Swedish minister and the "racist cake"
By Alice Gribbin - 17 April 17:47

Black face, genital mutilation: the grossest cake of all time?

New Statesman
Anders Breivik pleads not guilty to Norway massacre
By Samira Shackle - 16 April 15:33

The right-wing extremist admits killing 77 people but claims it was self-defence.