POLAND AND THE RULE OF LAW: ILLIBERAL CHALLENGE TO EUROPE

“The separation of powers is a core principle for membership of the EU. Contrary to PiS’s flawed justifications, it is what truly guarantees a nation’s sovereignty, which must be expressed through the rule of law, not the rule of a…

ITALY CRIES FOR HELP WITH REFUGEES: WHERE IS EUROPE’S ANSWER?

“Countries facing the largest influx of migrants, such as Germany, Hungary, Sweden, Italy, and Greece, are struggling to financially support incoming refugees and integrate them into society. Protests have emerged across Europe expressing both pro and anti-refugee sentiment.”

MACRON’S VICTORY: EUROPE’S LAST CHANCE

“Mr Macron’s likely victory will indeed boost the EU’s fortunes. He is unabashedly pro-EU, pro-globalisation and determined to try to undo French traditions that prevent it from reaching its full potential”.

UK’S ELECTION: THE LONELINESS OF THERESA MAY

“The adversarial arithmetic created by Northern Ireland’s results will likely exhaust it. But both sides win: the DUP will wield the influence they have become accustomed to, and Sinn Fein’s line that the structures created by the Good Friday Agreement…

MACRON’S VICTORY: WHAT IT MEANS FOR EUROPE

“France may not be in the European periphery, but Macron’s message to Germany is clear: Either you help me out and we build a true union – economic, fiscal, and eventually political – or we will be run over by…

FRANCE’S HISTORICAL CHOICE

“And if only a fraction of those who believe that Macron's victory is a given end up staying home on May 7, then Le Pen has a shot at becoming France's next president”

THE COMING BALKAN CONFLICT: WHO IS TO BLAME: RUSSIA OR THE EU?

“Renewed fragmentation and the violence that could accompany it is a very real possibility, especially given a disinterested United States and a distracted EU. Until now, no matter how remote or distant, the belief that a European future was possible…

EUROPE AT 60: AGONY OR REBIRTH?

The world’s most complex democratic experiment took shape 60 years ago in the shadow of the world’s ugliest war. From six members through to today’s 28, it’s been a rollercoaster ride all the way.