The rise of Emmanuel Macron's party has shattered the accepted wisdom.
With the socialist party in disarray, the winner of the primary is almost assured to face Marine Le Pen in the second round of the presidential election.
The German Chancellor's decision to run for a fourth term comes at a time when the populist forces which propelled Donald Trump to power threaten her own position.
In a conversation with Fox News, the now-President Elect said the US "should not be knocking" Russia.
Returning to the frontline of Europe’s beleaguered battle against austerity.
The EU has been pummelled by crises for years and these days the mood in Brussels is appalling. What lies ahead could be even worse.
Short-term peace for PR purposes, long-term ego clashes.
Relations between Russia and the US look set to enter a new chapter.
The EU's executive body is suffering a credibility crisis after a German official was filmed making controversial comments about the Chinese and gay marriage.
Angry, unpredictable, self-absorbed and a danger to the world – the many similarities between Donald Trump and Germany’s last emperor.
The French press is speculating about Ségolène Royal replacing François Hollande as the Socialist candidate.
The Zombie PM