Europe

jamie oliver

Why is Jamie Oliver so against freedom of choice?

September 28, 2020 3:08 pm

Though the US has different standards on food production from the EU, there is no convincing evidence that they are worse

brexit

A Brexit breakthrough could be on the cards

September 25, 2020 5:38 pm

The British side now view the remaining problems as being more about process than substance

paris

Has terror returned to the streets of Paris?

September 25, 2020 10:29 am

A man attacked several people close to the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo with a meat cleaver

soder

Marilyn moment: is this the man who will replace Angela Merkel?

September 24, 2020 9:54 am

Bavaria’s carnival king could be the next German chancellor

boris

Time for me to be more assertive

September 24, 2020 9:38 am

I thought Boris Johnson was crap long before Toby Young and Fraser Nelson did

anti-virals

Could we see COVID anti-virals before a vaccine?

September 23, 2020 5:37 pm

It was therapeutic drugs that in the end made HIV less deadly

sweden

The truth about Sweden’s voluntary lockdown

September 22, 2020 9:37 am

Sweden’s approach is neither an irresponsible threat to public health nor a libertarian dream

biden brexit

What’s the real reason for Joe Biden’s Brexit threats?

September 20, 2020 8:13 am

All of this is what Biden, a fifth-generation Irish American, would call ‘malarkey’

detlef seif

Merkel ally claims ‘Britain is joining the ranks of despots’

September 20, 2020 7:16 am

Detlef Seif had some choice words for the UK government

liam fox

Fox trot: Liam Fox’s plan for a free trade revolution

September 18, 2020 1:03 pm

The British candidate for WTO chief on Brexit and why Britain should join the CPTPP

boris

Where’s Boris?

September 17, 2020 3:35 pm

This is not the effervescent, bombastic, energizing leader MPs thought they’d elected

sweden clan

Sweden’s new epidemic: clan-based crime

September 17, 2020 12:59 pm

A summer of violence has left even jaded Swedes reeling

lisbon treaty

How the EU is breaking its own Lisbon Treaty

September 17, 2020 9:21 am

Since March, all six sittings of the European Parliament have been transferred from Strasbourg to Brussels

germany china

Germany is terrified of upsetting China

September 16, 2020 9:16 am

The United States may be Germany’s biggest export market, but China is what has driven Germany’s export growth

kastellorizo

Will Turkey and Greece clash over a tiny island?

September 16, 2020 9:00 am

Kastellorizo lies a mile from the Turkish mainland

false positive

COVID-19 and the false positive trap

September 16, 2020 7:00 am

Current test results should not be automatically accepted as real

je suis charlie jihadism

Je suis Charlie and the legacy of jihadism

September 14, 2020 9:11 am

How a New Mexico-born preacher created a jihadist subculture that now exists across many western societies

brexit

Boris will regret a no-deal Brexit

September 12, 2020 7:42 am

The 2019 general election was not won through a Brexit culture war, but because enough voters did not want to hear about it anymore

japan trade

Could Britain’s Japan trade deal offer a shortcut to a US-UK agreement?

September 11, 2020 12:22 pm

Joining CPTPP won’t be without its complications

macron covid chauvinism

What explains France’s COVID chauvinism?

September 11, 2020 12:07 pm

The 2022 presidential election campaign that will decide Macron’s future is clearly underway

vaccine

The race to find a COVID vaccine has become a global power struggle

September 10, 2020 12:58 am

For any world leader, inventing the first shot will confer moral and political authority

stabbings amok

Falsehoods are running amok

September 10, 2020 12:15 am

We have been lied to too often

macron

Macron’s Brexit swansong is about to unfold

September 9, 2020 9:55 am

The French president is ruthless when it comes to achieving his political aims

state aid

The EU’s state aid hypocrisy

September 9, 2020 9:42 am

When you think about it, the EU is all about ‘pick and choose’

un

Why is the UN preaching about COVID and the patriarchy?

September 8, 2020 8:49 am

In reality, COVID-19 shows us nothing other than that a very nasty virus can be fatal to old and sick people