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Eye on Europe

Views and insights from around the “old continent” and the European Union’s engine room in Brussels


The UK and the US are taking their time leaving the EU and the Paris climate accords respectively.


Forming a new government out of the Netherlands’ fractious parties is proving nearly impossible.


One year on from the Brexit vote, the EU’s political landscape is profoundly changed.

Both Germany and France will have to show flexibility in the fields they dominate.


After the UK election, the country’s position is as unclear as the future of the prime minister.


There is method to the madness of proposing “ethnically homogeneous” Balkan states.


Europe’s future hinges on relations between Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron.


Matteo Renzi has returned quickly to frontline politics in Italy.


Rivalries at the Eurovision Song Contest have reached new heights.


A Macron victory is no certainty.


For Theresa May the UK snap election comes with little political risk, and potentially significant rewards.


With just ten days until the French election, firebrand Mélenchon has shaken up the race.


The referendum in Turkey will likely mark the end of the Kemalist era.


Threatening war against Spain over the future of Gibraltar, the Brexiteers’ inflated self-regard has seeped into the military sphere.


The six countries of the Western Balkans need the EU’s full attention.


As the Brexit process begins the British government finds it has few friends left.