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Eye on Europe

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


Polish demands for war reparations from Germany could undermine the post-1945 order.


The European Union is swooping in to claim the free trade spoils abandoned by London and Washington.


The European Court of Justice’s ruling on relocating refugees deepens the rift within the EU.


What the French president’s recent visit to Central and Eastern Europe reveals about his EU reform agenda.


It’s about time Germany starts practicing what it preaches.


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.