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Ido Vock is international correspondent at the New Statesman.
He co-hosts our weekly global affairs podcast, World Review.
Around half of those surveyed said they would feel unsafe taking either of the jabs, according to new polling for the New Statesman.
Lax lockdowns, a slow vaccine roll-out and the spread of a new Covid variant have resulted in the highest number of daily deaths in the world.
The response to AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine review offers a useful precedent for the latest setback.
President Emmanuel Macron’s legacy could yet include a brave reckoning with his country’s recent past.
The developments around eastern Ukraine are a reminder that the war in the country remains simmering and unresolved.
Eurosceptic politicians are now more likely to look to Viktor Orbán’s Hungary for inspiration than to the UK.
After priding himself on keeping the country somewhat open, the French president has imposed a new national lockdown.
Disruption from the stranded container ship contains a warning for nations over-reliant on trade with far-off countries.
From German unification to post-Franco Spain, periods of rapid release and liberalisation have often caused Europe’s culture to flourish. Can it do so again?
A successful vaccine rollout does not appear to have translated into a boost for Binyamin Netanyahu's party.