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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 Irish Government is engaging in an ambitious expansion of its representation abroad. Just don’t mention Brexit. 

Helping companies battling US and Chinese competition, there are better ways for the EU than abandoning merger control.


Reaffirming and extending the Élysée Treaty of 1963, Macron and Merkel missed a chance to demonstrate their common strength. It was a mixed day …


The EU’s preparations for a no-deal Brexit make for a scary read.


Theresa May’s Brexit deal is dead. Now the only way she can avoid a catastrophic no-deal Brexit is to abandon her red lines, or ask for a deadline extension.


Strong support for central and eastern European leaders will impact the European elections.

A look into the engine room of German-French relations.


Ahead of European elections in May, the European People’s Party is facing a major test within its own ranks.


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.


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.


British Prime Minister Theresa May could still get her Brexit deal through Parliament.


The German chancellor indicated to the European Parliament she will push for a shift away from decades of Atlanticist foreign policy.


Italy’s clash with Brussels over its budget proposal is just the latest in a string of problems threatening to destabilize its shaky coalition government.


The October EU summit was supposed to be the last chance for a Brexit deal—until it wasn’t.