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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 Brexit vote was supposed to reestablish parliamentary sovereignty. It has done the opposite.


If Macron is Europe’s savior, does that make him Britain’s nightmare?


The old guard threatens the anti-corruption drive in Romania, provoking mass protests.


Angela Merkel, seeking close ties with Warsaw, risks unwittingly furthering Poland’s leap to the right.


Ahead in the polls, hard-right leader Marine Le Pen faces a Catch-22.


Günter Verheugen and Elmar Brok on the state of the European Union and the challenges presented by the Trump presidency.


Theresa May has unwisely hitched her wagon to the new US president.


Theresa May performs a reversal.


France and Germany have taken very different approaches to counter-terrorism.


With the United Kingdom running ever more adrift, some are turning the spotlight on Switzerland and its relationship with the EU.


Italy enters a tricky phase of political instability.


The dire situation in Greece and turmoil in Turkey are making the current refugee deal unsustainable.


Europe’s social democrats, the SPD in particular, need the courage of their convictions.


President-elect Trump’s relationship with Putin is likely to run into obstacles.


Will France fall to the West’s populist surge, too?


The British High Court ruling in support of parliamentary sovereignty is giving Theresa May’s government a headache or two.