The German chancellor's plan for a partial ban of the full-face veil is a clearly political move, which will do more to harm those women who wear it than protect them.
I grew up in a family of Soviet intelligentsia, but the relentless propaganda from Russia’s state-controlled media has convinced my father that I am not a patriot. I am a disappointment.
Frances Robinson continues her series on what we really need to know about the EU. This week: should the UK stay or should it go?
Under Irish broadcasting law, broadcasters cannot support marriage equality unopposed.
A Greek schoolteacher describes the response in Greece to Syriza's victory, and warns the European left to look closer at the triumphant party's "peculiar socialism".
A refusal to acknowledge the democratic remit of the new, however irritating, Greek government could result in a contagion effect across the rest of the eurozone.
The former IMF chief's pimping trial sees abolitionist views well-represented in the courtroom, but will sex workers be ignored?
A damning report by the House of Lords condemns the UK's failure to take the Russian threat and Ukraine crisis seriously.
The Nordic moral.
In light of Russia's seizure of Crimea and fighting in Ukraine, the Defence Secretary warns that the Baltics may be next.
In recent months, there has been a series of fatal attacks by Islamist militants on Jewish people and institutions, as well as innumerable other instances of violence.
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