Was a German court justified in interfering with centuries of religious tradition?
Mehdi Hasan’s article in last week’s New Statesman made headlines across the German media – but for all the wrong reasons.
All across the continent, economies are in a tailspin as the numbers of young, jobless men swell. Are we on the brink of repeating the catastrophe of the 1930s?
Either way one of our sacred cows has to be slain.
Nato should assist Greece in reducing its military expenditure by guaranteeing its security.
Democracies need to get some self-respect.
The row over Valérie Trierweiler's indiscreet tweet threatens the French president's carefully constructed character.
For more than two years, Europe’s leaders have delayed and prevaricated as the survival of the single currency has grown ever less certain. “If the euro fails, then Europe fails,” the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said, implying an unconditional commitment to the single currency.
The country's 8,000 miners are determined to stop their jobs and communities disappearing.
She demanded an aide accompany her as she didn't "know what he looks like"
The key question is whether Greece can retain the euro and reduce austerity.
Greek democracy will never be the same after this turbulent month.
A hair's-breadth victory for the right is predicted, but time will tell.
Market surges amid rumours of Syriza loss.
On yesterday's French legislative elections.
A deft piece of courtroom theatre in the Breivik trial.
If Osborne fails to secure "safeguards" for the City of London, Britain's membership will be in doubt.
Far-right politician faces arrest after assault of Communist Party member on talk-show.
Britain's place in Europe needs to be resolved.
The party must take a position on a referendum now.
On foreign policy, the French president is proving skilful and radical.
WikiLeaks founder will return to Sweden to face charges of sexual assault.
Stereotypes and untruths are everywhere, but this economic crisis is not self-inflicted.
Fears of a Greek exit push costs higher.
Within a decade, Britain will hold a referendum on membership of the European Union – and the Yes ca
He is the first Socialist to hold the role in twenty years.
0.5 per cent growth recorded in the first quarter.
In 1981, I was there at la Bastille as François Mitterrand won control of the Élysée after 25 years of unbroken right-wing rule.