European Union

boris johnson

Boris Johnson had an easy ride at his campaign launch

June 12, 2019 1:46 pm

‘I cannot swear I’ve always observed a top speed-limit of 70 mph’

macron d-day

On D-Day, Macron has learned nothing and forgotten everything

June 6, 2019 3:38 pm

He embodies the corruption of liberal democracy into elite managerialism

cosmic magnetism

The cosmic magnetism of Trump and Brexit

May 30, 2019 6:17 am

The president is the sun to the Brexit moon

matteo salvini

The triumph of Matteo Salvini

May 28, 2019 1:57 pm

Il Capitano has become the most important populist in Europe

emmanuel macron

The rise and fall of Emmanuel Macron

May 27, 2019 1:36 pm

Only in the French media is it unnoticed that on every front, Macron has failed

boris johnson

Boris Johnson is the big winner from the Tories’ election drubbing

May 27, 2019 8:11 am

If Boris Johnson looked a shoo-in before last night’s results, he’s been promoted to whatever is more shoo than that

theresa may brexit backfire

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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Will Nigel Farage’s Brexit party sink the Tories?

May 2, 2019 12:51 pm

It’s a slicker, more professional outfit than Ukip ever was

libya

Libya’s crisis exposes the deep divide at the heart of the EU

April 15, 2019 12:14 pm

The North African nation is a collective of individual militias chocked to the brim with weapons and refugees

emmanuel macron

Emmanuel Macron has united his country – against him

April 11, 2019 4:58 pm

If you thought British politics was bad, spare a thought for France

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A Tory nightmare? Theresa May is granted Brexit delay to Halloween

April 11, 2019 10:21 am

The six-month extension is slightly shorter than had been expected ahead of the summit

frexit

How Brexit could lead to Frexit

April 8, 2019 2:14 pm

France arguably has a stronger history of Euroskepticism than the UK

no brexit

If there’s no deal, there’s no Brexit

April 4, 2019 2:19 pm

When it comes to the next election, the question won’t be which party takes a hit — but which comes off worse

thomas friedman

If Thomas Friedman bristles at Brexit, you know everything will be OK

April 3, 2019 4:20 pm

The philosopher-king’s take on Britain leaving the EU is his typical mixture of Midwestern gee-shucking and historical buffoonery

theresa may pressure

Monday’s vote takes some of the pressure off Theresa May

April 2, 2019 11:16 am

No Brexit option earned a majority

theresa may brexit delay

May’s third loss means the UK is heading for a lengthy Brexit delay

March 29, 2019 12:06 pm

Is the UK destined for a general election?

nigel farage

Nigel Farage: Pints, pretty girls and the March to Leave

March 28, 2019 1:45 pm

A week in the life of the former Ukip leader

theresa may

Theresa May plays her final card: if her deal passes, she’ll go

March 27, 2019 2:56 pm

Her deal had no chance of passing without her offer to stand down

may’s plan

What is Theresa May’s plan? Don’t ask her ministers…

March 25, 2019 10:31 am

‘Reading tea leaves would be easier’

athens greeks

Why Greeks abhor and applaud Brexit

March 21, 2019 1:51 pm

British imperiousness appeals to Europe’s disenfranchised south

brexit strategy

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has humiliated Britain

March 21, 2019 12:20 pm

And the Tories may never recover

theresa may resign

Theresa May should pledge to resign – it’s not too late to save her legacy

March 18, 2019 3:22 pm

No one can be certain whether her departure would result in the deal passing, but it would certainly make it more likely

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The most shocking thing about Trump’s Brexit comments? He’s right

March 14, 2019 2:04 pm

The president has been more consistent on how to leave the EU than most British politicians

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Brexit explained

March 14, 2019 11:22 am

It’s a disaster, and it’s not over yet

brexit resolution

Meltdown: three years on and we are no closer to a Brexit resolution

March 14, 2019 10:29 am

No one is in control and the country’s whole system of governance is creaking