A teenage gunman murdered nine people in Munich on Friday night.
I was six when perestroika was introduced, and I remember the benefits. So why aren't Russians looking back fondly to Gorbachev's reforms?
Marine Le Pen has declared that her father Jean-Marie can no longer "hold the party hostage" following his recent remarks on the Holocaust.
François Hollande was elected on a promise to rule from the left, but proved an unpopular figure – until the January attack on Charlie Hebdo offered an unexpected reprieve.
Writing from Sevastapol, the BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson explains how the Russian president is stalling - and his Crimean coup is an attempt to distract the west.
Bond-forming though it may be, weeing in public is not ideal for women. And even Scandinavians haven't found the solution.
The Russian president has been in power in some capacity for 15 years. Is his political autumn finally looming?
Frances Robinson tells us all we need to know about how successful Britain could be in a renegotiation of its EU membership.
David Cameron is under fire for revealing he won't stand for a third term. But it isn't even his biggest mistake this month.
Frances Robinson continues her series on what we really need to know about the EU. This week: migration and the money.
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