Europe

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen

Could Marion Maréchal-Le Pen stop Macron winning a second term?

June 6, 2019 5:49 am

Maréchal’s decision is whether to challenge Macron in 2022, or wait another five years

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The enduring power of the Special Relationship

May 28, 2019 11:15 am

US-UK relations remain strong

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Will Theresa May’s new Brexit deal backfire?

May 21, 2019 4:06 pm

Her fourth attempt offers concessions to Labour and Brexiteers

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Who are Europe’s ‘Civilizationists’?

May 20, 2019 11:08 am

Daniel Pipes talks about the drive to preserve Europe’s historic culture in a time of mass immigration

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A lament for the UK and the US

May 9, 2019 1:49 pm

I went to see the Oklahoma! revival and walked out

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The remarkable rise of Vox: Spain’s right-wing underdogs

May 1, 2019 3:44 pm

Most of the fear the party inspires is due to its less progressive policies

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A moral dilemma on my freebie vacation

April 18, 2019 9:55 am

What should I tell people when they ask me my ‘profession’?

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Notre-Dame is a sign of the times

April 16, 2019 12:56 pm

When it reopens, Notre Dame will be even more a museum, even less a shrine

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Why didn’t Europe do more to help Trump strike a deal with Kim?

February 28, 2019 7:47 am

The lack of European Union participation in the nuclear diplomacy must grate on the likes of Merkel and Macron

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How to solve Europe’s Nato problem

February 21, 2019 11:48 am

If European defense is to be intergovernmental, and if it depends primarily upon Britain and France, it cannot be developed within an EU framework

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Europe’s culture clash: Macron vs Salvini is a battle over a continent’s soul

February 14, 2019 10:26 am

France is the EU’s leading defender of Brussels – but Italy sees things very differently

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Merkel’s immigrant boom wreaks havoc in Germany’s prisons

February 13, 2019 4:31 pm

Prisons throughout Germany are overcrowded and struggling to handle the influx in population

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What Europe thinks of Brexit

January 31, 2019 9:46 am

Why the EU still doesn’t understand the 2016 referendum result

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The euro is the most dysfunctional currency ever created

January 4, 2019 10:15 am

It’s a worse version of the gold standard of the 1930s

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How terror changed Europe’s Christmas markets

December 21, 2018 1:05 pm

Europe’s public buildings and major infrastructure are positively surrounded by bollards and steel barriers

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Trump had an opportunity to redefine American foreign policy. He blew it

November 12, 2018 10:20 am

President Trump ought to have used his Saturday platform to tell Europeans what an awful idea American intervention in World War One really was

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Macron vs Salvini: the ideological battle for Europe’s future

September 6, 2018 7:52 am

Personal antipathy between the two men is turning into a contest for European hearts and minds

Churchill was all in favour of a united Europe — as long as it didn’t include Britain

February 20, 2018 9:28 pm

Dr Felix Klos is an extremely personable, highly intelligent American-Dutch historian who has undertaken much archival research, worked extremely hard…