Ahead of European elections in May, the European People’s Party is facing a major test within its own ranks.
With domestic politics in limbo, the Czech and Slovak governments are becoming more and more dependent on small extremist parties for support.
Theresa May leaves with coal in her stocking.
On Brexit, stances are hardening in Berlin and Brussels.
A Green surge in Europe is held back by a lack of representation in eastern and southern EU countries.
The first part of Angela Merkel’s phased departure from power has worked out as planned. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s road to the chancellery, however, will be more difficult.
The experienced politician from one of Germany’s smallest states has often been underestimated–like Angela Merkel.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is yet again fighting for her political life as she seeks to persuade the British parliament to back her Brexit deal.