With EU Ministers set to make a decision tomorrow, Benjamin Tallis argues that there is a liberal case for a Russian visa ban, and the opposition to it reveals a weakness in European democracy
New Government data shows rapidly falling trade with countries on the continent, reveals Sam Bright
Data analysed by Byline Times reveals the numbers of EU migrants being returned to their home country or another EU state in the first quarter of 2021 was higher than in previous years
Nafeez Ahmed sees the current energy crisis as a symptom of a deeper malaise – reliance on Russia and fossil fuels – which could lead to spiralling inflation and a perfect global economic storm
Reports that Poland plans to introduce a law banning ‘LGBT propaganda’ have been denied by ministers – but the assault against LGBTIQ rights in Europe continues
Mask-wearing and traffic light systems, confusion and failed IT contracts – Sian Norris reports on how England’s school return has much in common with Europe, positive and negative
With tens of thousands of ‘Coronavirus’ protestors flocking to the streets of Berlin this weekend, Musa Okwonga considers what it will take for the extremist threat facing Germany to be taken seriously
Paul Niland finds a pattern in the international responses to COVID-19, with populists who ignore the evidence having fared worst.
Musa Okwonga considers why it cannot be assumed that the German Government’s good handling of the Coronavirus pandemic will be remembered by the public once the outbreak eases.
James Melville contrasts and compares Britain to the fast testing and community outreach approach of its European neighbours.
New Zealand and Germany have been commended for their approaches to tackling the Coronavirus pandemic – does the fact that both are led by females hold the key to their success?
Mike Stuchbery on the story of a pioneering woman chemist in 16th Century Germany. Every weekend in Stuttgart, I wake early on a Sunday morning to head into the city centre and lead a walking tour. It’s something that I started doing after realising that so many parts of the Swabian capital have stories that…
While European states focus on their own interests, the EU’s ability to act as a peace-maker in conflict situations will be increasingly restricted, argues Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.
Otto English recalls what it was like growing up in a world where the threat of the Cold War loomed large – and the surprise and optimism when, one day, this came to an end.
Following the murder of two people in a kebab shop and outside a synagogue in Halle last week, Musa Okwonga examines why a country which has done well to hold a mirror up to its past horrors is turning away from this when it is most necessary.
Hardeep Matharu explores the 30th anniversary of the end of the Berlin Wall and how and why the building of walls is making a worrying comeback – in the US and elsewhere.