How Paris will spend €250 million on making city ‘100 % bike friendly’
France

How Paris will spend €250 million on making city ‘100 % bike friendly’

The city of Paris on Thursday promised to develop its network of secure cycling lanes as part of a five-year plan to make the French capital "100-percent bikeable" with €250 million of extra spending.

Austrian opposition calls for free all-day childcare
Austria

Austrian opposition calls for free all-day childcare

Rome’s new mayor announces plans to ‘discourage’ car use in the city
Italy

Rome’s new mayor announces plans to ‘discourage’ car use in the city

France to give extra help for people struggling with fuel price rises
France

France to give extra help for people struggling with fuel price rises

Covid cases rise as French MPs agree to extend health pass
France

Covid cases rise as French MPs agree to extend health pass

French MPs agree extension of health pass until July 2022
France

French MPs agree extension of health pass until July 2022

OPINION: Germany is showing the world it can do grown-up politics
Germany

OPINION: Germany is showing the world it can do grown-up politics

Italian senator suspended for going to work without Covid green pass
Italy

Italian senator suspended for going to work without Covid green pass

Wounds linger in Spain’s Basque Country a decade after ETA ended armed struggle
Spain

Wounds linger in Spain’s Basque Country a decade after ETA ended armed struggle

Centre-left’s Roberto Gualtieri voted new mayor of Rome
Italy

Centre-left’s Roberto Gualtieri voted new mayor of Rome

The king shouldn’t be untouchable, says Spain’s PM
Spain

The king shouldn’t be untouchable, says Spain’s PM

Asylum seekers to crime – busting French immigration myths
France

Asylum seekers to crime – busting French immigration myths

The five biggest hurdles for Germany’s coalition talks
Germany

The five biggest hurdles for Germany’s coalition talks

Spanish PM vows to ‘abolish’ prostitution
Spain

Spanish PM vows to ‘abolish’ prostitution

Swedish foreign minister to visit Israel and Palestine
Sweden

Swedish foreign minister to visit Israel and Palestine

Key points: What does Austria’s 2022 budget mean for you?
Austria

Key points: What does Austria’s 2022 budget mean for you?

Rome holds run-off election for new mayor
Italy

Rome holds run-off election for new mayor

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded over Mohammed cartoons
France

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded over Mohammed cartoons

Germany’s Merkel vows continuity on last visit to Erdogan in Turkey
Germany

Germany’s Merkel vows continuity on last visit to Erdogan in Turkey

Germany’s Laschet takes rap for CDU’s poll drubbing
Germany

Germany’s Laschet takes rap for CDU’s poll drubbing

Macron marks 60 years since Paris police Algeria protest massacre
France

Macron marks 60 years since Paris police Algeria protest massacre

What we know about the murder of French schoolteacher Samuel Paty
France

What we know about the murder of French schoolteacher Samuel Paty

A foreigner’s guide to understanding Spanish politics in five minutes
Spain

A foreigner’s guide to understanding Spanish politics in five minutes

The key policies from Norway’s new government that you need to know about
Norway

The key policies from Norway’s new government that you need to know about

Why Germany could be on the brink of legalising cannabis
Germany

Why Germany could be on the brink of legalising cannabis

KEY POINTS: What Germany’s three parties in coalition talks have agreed
Germany

KEY POINTS: What Germany’s three parties in coalition talks have agreed

Immigration in France: What are the real numbers?
France

Immigration in France: What are the real numbers?

Giulio Regeni: Italian court stops trial of Egyptians over student’s murder
Italy

Giulio Regeni: Italian court stops trial of Egyptians over student’s murder

Calendar: What happens and when in the 2022 French presidential election campaigns
France

Calendar: What happens and when in the 2022 French presidential election campaigns

Who’s who in the crowded field vying to unseat Macron in French presidential election
France

Who’s who in the crowded field vying to unseat Macron in French presidential election

Paris mayor Hidalgo wins Socialists’ presidential nomination
France

Paris mayor Hidalgo wins Socialists’ presidential nomination

Norway’s new cabinet includes majority women and Utøya survivors
Norway

Norway’s new cabinet includes majority women and Utøya survivors

Austria announces ‘post-crisis’ budget with major tax reforms
Austria

Austria announces ‘post-crisis’ budget with major tax reforms

How much does Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez earn?
Spain

How much does Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez earn?

Jonas Gahr Støre: Who is Norway’s new prime minister?
Norway

Jonas Gahr Støre: Who is Norway’s new prime minister?

New Norwegian government outlines climate ambitions despite commitment to oil
Norway

New Norwegian government outlines climate ambitions despite commitment to oil

Why is France so obsessed with nuclear power?
France

Why is France so obsessed with nuclear power?

Who’s who? The key players in Austrian politics
Austria

Who’s who? The key players in Austrian politics

‘I am proud’: Erna Solberg formally resigns as Norway’s PM
Norway

‘I am proud’: Erna Solberg formally resigns as Norway’s PM

What are Austria’s media saying about the political crisis?
Austria

What are Austria’s media saying about the political crisis?

What to expect next in Austrian politics after Kurz resignation
Austria

What to expect next in Austrian politics after Kurz resignation

KEY POINTS: How Macron plans to transform France by 2030
France

KEY POINTS: How Macron plans to transform France by 2030

First arrest made in Austrian government corruption probe
Austria

First arrest made in Austrian government corruption probe

Analysis: What’s behind Italy’s anti-vax protests and neo-fascist violence?
Italy

Analysis: What’s behind Italy’s anti-vax protests and neo-fascist violence?

Comeback Kurz? Why you shouldn’t count Austria’s ex-chancellor out just yet
Austria

Comeback Kurz? Why you shouldn’t count Austria’s ex-chancellor out just yet

Riots put Italian government under pressure to ban neo-fascist groups
Italy

Riots put Italian government under pressure to ban neo-fascist groups

German far-right AfD co-chief quits after election disappointment
Germany

German far-right AfD co-chief quits after election disappointment

Austria’s new leader sworn in amid corruption scandal
Austria

Austria’s new leader sworn in amid corruption scandal

EXPLAINED: Why was Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz forced to resign?
Austria

EXPLAINED: Why was Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz forced to resign?

ANALYSIS: Why the risks for Macron’s re-election bid are mounting
France

ANALYSIS: Why the risks for Macron’s re-election bid are mounting

Who is Alexander Schallenberg, Austria’s new leader?
Austria

Who is Alexander Schallenberg, Austria’s new leader?

‘Challenging task’: foreign minister to become Austrian leader after graft scandal
Austria

‘Challenging task’: foreign minister to become Austrian leader after graft scandal

Italian far-right group leaders arrested after violent clashes in Rome
Italy

Italian far-right group leaders arrested after violent clashes in Rome

Austria’s Sebastian Kurz: the fallen ‘Wunderkind’
Austria

Austria’s Sebastian Kurz: the fallen ‘Wunderkind’

Austria’s Kurz steps down as chancellor amid graft claims
Austria

Austria’s Kurz steps down as chancellor amid graft claims

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty
France

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty

Swedish budget: Will the government be able to pass its proposals?
Sweden

Swedish budget: Will the government be able to pass its proposals?

EXPLAINED: Just how much trouble is Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in? 
Austria

EXPLAINED: Just how much trouble is Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in? 

French minister slams ‘sexist’ MPs in row over masculine job titles
France

French minister slams ‘sexist’ MPs in row over masculine job titles

France tells UK: ‘Starting a fishing feud won’t bring you turkeys for Christmas’
France

France tells UK: ‘Starting a fishing feud won’t bring you turkeys for Christmas’

French government summons archbishop over ‘confession above law’ stance
France

French government summons archbishop over ‘confession above law’ stance

Senior doctor resigns from France’s anti-conspiracy theory commission
France

Senior doctor resigns from France’s anti-conspiracy theory commission

Spain announces €400 culture pass ‘birthday gift’ for teens turning 18
Spain

Spain announces €400 culture pass ‘birthday gift’ for teens turning 18

What the 2022 French budget means for your finances
France

What the 2022 French budget means for your finances

French poll predicts Zemmour-Macron showdown in 2022 presidential election
France

French poll predicts Zemmour-Macron showdown in 2022 presidential election

Mussolini’s granddaughter tops polls for Rome local election
Italy

Mussolini’s granddaughter tops polls for Rome local election

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France
France

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France

French PM calls for ‘tough action’ from EU on post-Brexit fishing row
France

French PM calls for ‘tough action’ from EU on post-Brexit fishing row

New ranking: Sweden’s right-wing parties have social media edge ahead of election
Sweden

New ranking: Sweden’s right-wing parties have social media edge ahead of election

Denmark reopens parliament: Who does what during annual custom?
Denmark

Denmark reopens parliament: Who does what during annual custom?

Italy court suspends ex-Catalan leader case pending EU ruling
Spain

Italy court suspends ex-Catalan leader case pending EU ruling

What is behind the diplomatic spat between France and Algeria?
France

What is behind the diplomatic spat between France and Algeria?

Rome votes in mayoral election dominated by rubbish and wild boars
Italy

Rome votes in mayoral election dominated by rubbish and wild boars

Merkel urges compromise at start of tough coalition talks
Germany

Merkel urges compromise at start of tough coalition talks

Austrian government unveils ‘eco’ tax reform
Austria

Austrian government unveils ‘eco’ tax reform

German parties meet as coalition haggling begins
Germany

German parties meet as coalition haggling begins

How can Germany get more women into parliament?
Germany

How can Germany get more women into parliament?

Puigdemont arrest puts spotlight back on Catalan hardliners
Spain

Puigdemont arrest puts spotlight back on Catalan hardliners

Catalan ex-leader seeks immunity ahead of extradition hearing in Italy
Spain

Catalan ex-leader seeks immunity ahead of extradition hearing in Italy

Three Swedish ministers face grilling from MPs over Kabul evacuation
Sweden

Three Swedish ministers face grilling from MPs over Kabul evacuation

Sweden to investigate strengthening government crisis powers
Sweden

Sweden to investigate strengthening government crisis powers

What is on the agenda for US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Paris?
France

What is on the agenda for US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Paris?

‘Boars and cockroaches’: Rome’s rubbish and wildlife problem dominates local election
Italy

‘Boars and cockroaches’: Rome’s rubbish and wildlife problem dominates local election

Italian mayor who helped migrants gets 13-year prison sentence
Italy

Italian mayor who helped migrants gets 13-year prison sentence

ANALYSIS: Why Norway’s Socialist Left party withdrew from government talks
Norway

ANALYSIS: Why Norway’s Socialist Left party withdrew from government talks

Hundreds of youth activists protest climate inaction ahead of Milan summit
Italy

Hundreds of youth activists protest climate inaction ahead of Milan summit

Ex French president Sarkozy given one-year sentence for illegal campaign financing
France

Ex French president Sarkozy given one-year sentence for illegal campaign financing

Algeria-Morocco standoff threatens Spain’s gas supplies
Spain

Algeria-Morocco standoff threatens Spain’s gas supplies

‘It is very very tense’: French fishermen angered by UK and Jersey licence refusal
France

‘It is very very tense’: French fishermen angered by UK and Jersey licence refusal

France to create a network of ‘safe consumption sites’ for drug addicts
France

France to create a network of ‘safe consumption sites’ for drug addicts

Magdalena Andersson nominated as next party leader for Sweden’s Social Democrats
Sweden

Magdalena Andersson nominated as next party leader for Sweden’s Social Democrats

How France plans to tackle its lorry driver shortage
France

How France plans to tackle its lorry driver shortage

France health passport rules could extend into summer 2022
France

France health passport rules could extend into summer 2022

Jamaica or Traffic Light: What’s next for Germany and what does it mean?
Germany

Jamaica or Traffic Light: What’s next for Germany and what does it mean?

French Green party selects MEP as candidate for presidential elections
France

French Green party selects MEP as candidate for presidential elections

French threaten retaliation over refusal of post-Brexit fishing licences
France

French threaten retaliation over refusal of post-Brexit fishing licences

French government to close six ‘radical’ mosques
France

French government to close six ‘radical’ mosques

What Scholz’s Brexit comments tell us about Germany’s next potential leader
Germany

What Scholz’s Brexit comments tell us about Germany’s next potential leader

How is the race to form a new German government shaping up?
Germany

How is the race to form a new German government shaping up?

France slashes visas for Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia in migrant row
France

France slashes visas for Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia in migrant row

Austrian Communist Party wins local election in Graz
Austria

Austrian Communist Party wins local election in Graz

Election 2021: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany
Germany

Election 2021: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany

France to end free Covid tests for all in October
France

France to end free Covid tests for all in October

EXPLAINED: Just how strict are France’s privacy laws?
France

EXPLAINED: Just how strict are France’s privacy laws?

Berlin’s super election day: What does it mean for the city’s housing shortage?
Germany

Berlin’s super election day: What does it mean for the city’s housing shortage?

Catalan separatist leader returns to Brussels with Spain’s extradition request hanging in the balance
Spain

Catalan separatist leader returns to Brussels with Spain’s extradition request hanging in the balance

French police launch investigation into photo of Macron in swimming trunks
France

French police launch investigation into photo of Macron in swimming trunks

New Covid-sceptic party enters Austrian parliament
Austria

New Covid-sceptic party enters Austrian parliament

Stand-off takes place between Spanish Civil Guard and British Royal Navy boats near Gibraltar
Spain

Stand-off takes place between Spanish Civil Guard and British Royal Navy boats near Gibraltar

Centre-left SPD candidate Giffey wins Berlin mayoral race
Germany

Centre-left SPD candidate Giffey wins Berlin mayoral race

San Marino votes to legalise abortion
Italy

San Marino votes to legalise abortion

Election 2021: What a CDU-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany
Germany

Election 2021: What a CDU-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany

EXPLAINED: Why Germany’s post-election forecast may not reflect the final result
Germany

EXPLAINED: Why Germany’s post-election forecast may not reflect the final result

Olaf Scholz: the Social Democrat channelling Merkel in succession bid
Germany

Olaf Scholz: the Social Democrat channelling Merkel in succession bid

Race wide open as Germany votes in post-Merkel election
Germany

Race wide open as Germany votes in post-Merkel election

Greens face dashed hopes but new leverage with German vote
Germany

Greens face dashed hopes but new leverage with German vote

France to double Covid vaccine doses for poorer countries
France

France to double Covid vaccine doses for poorer countries

Swiss same-sex marriage plan put to the polls
Switzerland

Swiss same-sex marriage plan put to the polls

What do Sweden’s foreign residents think of government plans for extra paid leave for parents?
Sweden

What do Sweden’s foreign residents think of government plans for extra paid leave for parents?

OPINION: Macron got concessions for France from Biden in the wake of submarine row
France

OPINION: Macron got concessions for France from Biden in the wake of submarine row

TIMELINE: How Germany’s ‘Super Election Day’ is set to unfold
Germany

TIMELINE: How Germany’s ‘Super Election Day’ is set to unfold

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s complex electoral system works
Germany

EXPLAINED: How Germany’s complex electoral system works

UPDATE: Merkel’s final push for party and stability in knife-edge polls ahead of German election
Germany

UPDATE: Merkel’s final push for party and stability in knife-edge polls ahead of German election

Catalan ex-leader released from jail, free to leave Italy
Spain

Catalan ex-leader released from jail, free to leave Italy

 ‘An army of low-paid workers’: wealthy Germany’s not so equal
Germany

 ‘An army of low-paid workers’: wealthy Germany’s not so equal

Who are the Harkis and why are they still a sore subject in France?
France

Who are the Harkis and why are they still a sore subject in France?

‘My vote counts’: How Germany’s new legion of foreign voters see the election
Germany

‘My vote counts’: How Germany’s new legion of foreign voters see the election

What happens next in Norway as coalition talks to form next government begin
Norway

What happens next in Norway as coalition talks to form next government begin

Catalan separatist leader Puigdemont arrested in Italy
Spain

Catalan separatist leader Puigdemont arrested in Italy

German elections ‘could stall Macron and France’s EU ambitions’
France

German elections ‘could stall Macron and France’s EU ambitions’

More judges, faster trials: Italy approves major overhaul of criminal justice system
Italy

More judges, faster trials: Italy approves major overhaul of criminal justice system

Swiss referendum polls: What is expected to pass and fail on Sunday?
Switzerland

Swiss referendum polls: What is expected to pass and fail on Sunday?

Should France lower the speed limit on motorways?
France

Should France lower the speed limit on motorways?

EXPLAINED: Will the Social Democrats really crack down on profit-making in education and healthcare?
Sweden

EXPLAINED: Will the Social Democrats really crack down on profit-making in education and healthcare?

Germany gets ready for election that will mark the start of a new era
Germany

Germany gets ready for election that will mark the start of a new era

Macron presses Biden for ‘clarifications’ over submarine snub
France

Macron presses Biden for ‘clarifications’ over submarine snub

German election roundup: ‘Hang the greens’ poster ban and politicians are white, male and ‘Michael’
Germany

German election roundup: ‘Hang the greens’ poster ban and politicians are white, male and ‘Michael’

Sweden’s Social Democrats propose limiting work permits to jobs with skills shortages
Sweden

Sweden’s Social Democrats propose limiting work permits to jobs with skills shortages

Big spending and tax cuts: What to expect from the new French budget
France

Big spending and tax cuts: What to expect from the new French budget

Merkel exit deprives German far right of scapegoat
Germany

Merkel exit deprives German far right of scapegoat

ANALYSIS: Is Macron going too far in his fury over Australian submarine deal?
France

ANALYSIS: Is Macron going too far in his fury over Australian submarine deal?

Berlin house seizure referendum approaches decision day
Germany

Berlin house seizure referendum approaches decision day

German election roundup: A ‘wide-open’ race, a scandalous grilling and a Merkel teddy
Germany

German election roundup: A ‘wide-open’ race, a scandalous grilling and a Merkel teddy

EXPLAINED: What does Sweden’s budget mean for international residents?
Sweden

EXPLAINED: What does Sweden’s budget mean for international residents?

France prepares bill on extension of health passport
France

France prepares bill on extension of health passport

What’s the political reaction to Sweden’s 2022 budget?
Sweden

What’s the political reaction to Sweden’s 2022 budget?

Swedish government announces 2022 budget ‘to take Sweden forward’
Sweden

Swedish government announces 2022 budget ‘to take Sweden forward’

UPDATE: German chancellor candidate Scholz quizzed in fraud probe
Germany

UPDATE: German chancellor candidate Scholz quizzed in fraud probe

‘Most Merkel-like candidate’: SPD’s Scholz wins final German election TV debate
Germany

‘Most Merkel-like candidate’: SPD’s Scholz wins final German election TV debate

Macron asks for ‘forgiveness’ for France over abandoning Algerian Harkis
France

Macron asks for ‘forgiveness’ for France over abandoning Algerian Harkis

Tried and tested or comeback king? Two men after Merkel’s job
Germany

Tried and tested or comeback king? Two men after Merkel’s job

France accuses Australia and US of ‘lying’ in escalating crisis
France

France accuses Australia and US of ‘lying’ in escalating crisis

EXPLAINED: Is your name ‘French enough’ for France?
France

EXPLAINED: Is your name ‘French enough’ for France?

OPINION: France’s Australian submarine row shows that Macron was right about NATO
France

OPINION: France’s Australian submarine row shows that Macron was right about NATO

‘Following Merkel is tough’: On campaign trail with Germany’s struggling CDU candidate
Germany

‘Following Merkel is tough’: On campaign trail with Germany’s struggling CDU candidate

France recalls ambassadors from US, Australia over submarines row
France

France recalls ambassadors from US, Australia over submarines row

German election roundup: Climate pressure, coalition flirting and the end of ‘Merkron’
Germany

German election roundup: Climate pressure, coalition flirting and the end of ‘Merkron’

Four things to know about the German election
Germany

Four things to know about the German election

ANALYSIS: What are Magdalena Andersson’s plans for Sweden as prime minister?

ANALYSIS: What are Magdalena Andersson’s plans for Sweden as prime minister?

France ‘stabbed in back’ by Australia over submarine deal, says minister
France

France ‘stabbed in back’ by Australia over submarine deal, says minister

German election roundup: Immigration, pension reform and tough questions from children
Germany

German election roundup: Immigration, pension reform and tough questions from children

Reader question: Who runs Paris while Hidalgo runs for French presidency?
France

Reader question: Who runs Paris while Hidalgo runs for French presidency?

Norway election: Is the Nordic swing to the left nothing but an illusion?
Norway

Norway election: Is the Nordic swing to the left nothing but an illusion?

ANALYSIS: Is the Nordic swing to the left nothing but an illusion?
Sweden

ANALYSIS: Is the Nordic swing to the left nothing but an illusion?

Shooting galleries to be set up for drug addicts in Paris
France

Shooting galleries to be set up for drug addicts in Paris

What changes could Norway’s new government make to taxes? 
Norway

What changes could Norway’s new government make to taxes? 

What is ex-Danish PM Rasmussen trying to achieve with new party on ballots?
Denmark

What is ex-Danish PM Rasmussen trying to achieve with new party on ballots?

Feminism, schools and capitalism: The 9 French ministers releasing books this autumn
France

Feminism, schools and capitalism: The 9 French ministers releasing books this autumn

Spain PM in Barcelona to reopen Catalan separatist talks
Spain

Spain PM in Barcelona to reopen Catalan separatist talks

‘Last resort’: Berlin activists go on hunger strike for climate
Germany

‘Last resort’: Berlin activists go on hunger strike for climate

Macron announces greater scrutiny of French police after racism and violence cases
France

Macron announces greater scrutiny of French police after racism and violence cases

Tense political season ahead as Swedish lawmakers return to parliament

Tense political season ahead as Swedish lawmakers return to parliament

Juice drink withdrawn from sale in France after complaints from police unions
France

Juice drink withdrawn from sale in France after complaints from police unions

German court overturns ban on ‘hang the Greens’ election posters
Germany

German court overturns ban on ‘hang the Greens’ election posters

The key numbers to explain Norway’s 2021 election
Norway

The key numbers to explain Norway’s 2021 election

Analysis: How the 2021 general election result could change Norway
Norway

Analysis: How the 2021 general election result could change Norway

Norway election: So what happens next?
Norway

Norway election: So what happens next?

What are Sweden’s church elections and how do they work?

What are Sweden’s church elections and how do they work?

Oil sector faces uncertain future as Norway heads to the polls
Norway

Oil sector faces uncertain future as Norway heads to the polls

The essential Norwegian words you need to know to understand today’s election
Norway

The essential Norwegian words you need to know to understand today’s election

Key points: Five things you should know about Norway’s key election on Monday
Norway

Key points: Five things you should know about Norway’s key election on Monday

Macron’s ex bodyguard goes on trial for assaults at May Day protest
France

Macron’s ex bodyguard goes on trial for assaults at May Day protest

What next after France’s former health minister charged over Covid crisis?
France

What next after France’s former health minister charged over Covid crisis?

Swedish opposition leader pledges to hit gang criminals with terror laws
Sweden

Swedish opposition leader pledges to hit gang criminals with terror laws

Merkel’s candidate seeks to close gap in TV debate
Germany

Merkel’s candidate seeks to close gap in TV debate

Paris mayor Hidalgo announces French presidential bid
France

Paris mayor Hidalgo announces French presidential bid

More than a hundred thousand hit Barcelona streets ahead of Madrid talks
Spain

More than a hundred thousand hit Barcelona streets ahead of Madrid talks

Climate change dominates elections in oil-rich Norway
Norway

Climate change dominates elections in oil-rich Norway

Turn off the oil taps? Norway torn between climate and cash
Norway

Turn off the oil taps? Norway torn between climate and cash

Huge crowds expected in Barcelona ahead of Madrid talks
Spain

Huge crowds expected in Barcelona ahead of Madrid talks

Former French health minister charged over handling of Covid-19
France

Former French health minister charged over handling of Covid-19

Third doses and mandatory jabs: What’s next for Italy’s Covid vaccination campaign?
Italy

Third doses and mandatory jabs: What’s next for Italy’s Covid vaccination campaign?

France warns Britain against ‘blackmail’ over migrant crossings
France

France warns Britain against ‘blackmail’ over migrant crossings

France to make contraception free for women under 25
France

France to make contraception free for women under 25

ANALYSIS: Who could be in Germany’s next coalition government?
Germany

ANALYSIS: Who could be in Germany’s next coalition government?

Macron stirs German election campaign by hosting two chancellor candidates
Germany

Macron stirs German election campaign by hosting two chancellor candidates

‘I’m a feminist’, says Germany’s Merkel
Germany

‘I’m a feminist’, says Germany’s Merkel

EXPLAINED: Who’s who in Norway’s 2021 election race
Norway

EXPLAINED: Who’s who in Norway’s 2021 election race

Norwegian election: Which parties could hit the ‘sperregrense’ jackpot? 
Norway

Norwegian election: Which parties could hit the ‘sperregrense’ jackpot? 

Why Macron wants to change how teachers in France are recruited
France

Why Macron wants to change how teachers in France are recruited

German election 2021: Merkel backs Laschet as CDU lags behind in polls
Germany

German election 2021: Merkel backs Laschet as CDU lags behind in polls

Italy announces third dose rollout as Covid vaccination campaign nears its target
Italy

Italy announces third dose rollout as Covid vaccination campaign nears its target

ANALYSIS: What will happen in the Norwegian election on Monday?
Norway

ANALYSIS: What will happen in the Norwegian election on Monday?

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

Who is Magdalena Andersson, the woman likely to be Sweden’s next prime minister?

Who is Magdalena Andersson, the woman likely to be Sweden’s next prime minister?

Merkel defends would-be successor on German flood zone tour
Germany

Merkel defends would-be successor on German flood zone tour

Germany’s Merkel says talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people
Germany

Germany’s Merkel says talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people

ANALYSIS: Which of the 30 candidates has any chance of winning France’s 2022 presidential election?
France

ANALYSIS: Which of the 30 candidates has any chance of winning France’s 2022 presidential election?

Germany’s SPD extends lead over CDU/CSU as Greens lose ground: poll
Germany

Germany’s SPD extends lead over CDU/CSU as Greens lose ground: poll

Why is Norway’s football manager calling for people to vote against the government?
Norway

Why is Norway’s football manager calling for people to vote against the government?

EXPLAINED: Where do Germany’s political parties stand on dual nationalities and citizenship?
Germany

EXPLAINED: Where do Germany’s political parties stand on dual nationalities and citizenship?

Who will replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor?
Germany

Who will replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor?

Ex French presidential hopeful battles new ‘fake jobs’ investigation
France

Ex French presidential hopeful battles new ‘fake jobs’ investigation

Macron reveals €1.5 billion plan to regenerate Marseille
France

Macron reveals €1.5 billion plan to regenerate Marseille

French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen in hate speech trial
France

French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen in hate speech trial

What you need to know about the Swedish government’s proposals to cut tax for 7.5 million people

What you need to know about the Swedish government’s proposals to cut tax for 7.5 million people

Marseille’s drug crime in spotlight as Macron visits
France

Marseille’s drug crime in spotlight as Macron visits

EXPLAINED: What the German parties’ tax pledges mean for you
Germany

EXPLAINED: What the German parties’ tax pledges mean for you

Why has a former French Prime Minister suggested flattening Marseille?
France

Why has a former French Prime Minister suggested flattening Marseille?

Health pass credited with turning around France’s Covid vaccination rate
France

Health pass credited with turning around France’s Covid vaccination rate

Has Denmark’s green Alternative party reached the end of the road?
Denmark

Has Denmark’s green Alternative party reached the end of the road?

French court acquits Basque ETA leader of Spain terror charges
Spain

French court acquits Basque ETA leader of Spain terror charges

Merkel says ‘huge difference’ between her and vice-Chancellor Scholz
Germany

Merkel says ‘huge difference’ between her and vice-Chancellor Scholz

EXPLAINED: Why is Switzerland not part of the European Union?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: Why is Switzerland not part of the European Union?

Norwegian election: What foreign residents should know about the Centre Party’s election promises
Norway

Norwegian election: What foreign residents should know about the Centre Party’s election promises

Olaf Scholz: A safe pair of hands who wants Merkel’s job
Germany

Olaf Scholz: A safe pair of hands who wants Merkel’s job

France to give 10 million Covid vaccine doses to Africa, says Macron
France

France to give 10 million Covid vaccine doses to Africa, says Macron

EXPLAINED: When exactly will Merkel leave office?
Germany

EXPLAINED: When exactly will Merkel leave office?

Conservative contender to succeed Merkel goes on attack in TV debate
Germany

Conservative contender to succeed Merkel goes on attack in TV debate

France’s Macron calls for Kabul ‘safe zone’
France

France’s Macron calls for Kabul ‘safe zone’

France is in talks with the Taliban on humanitarian ops: Macron
France

France is in talks with the Taliban on humanitarian ops: Macron

UPDATE: Macron says France to stay in Iraq even if US withdraws
France

UPDATE: Macron says France to stay in Iraq even if US withdraws

Former Austrian vice chancellor convicted over corruption
Austria

Former Austrian vice chancellor convicted over corruption

Five minutes to understand: France’s 2022 presidential election
France

Five minutes to understand: France’s 2022 presidential election

Spain ends evacuations of Afghan collaborators and their families from Kabul
Spain

Spain ends evacuations of Afghan collaborators and their families from Kabul

Ex-Brexit negotiator Barnier announces French presidential bid
France

Ex-Brexit negotiator Barnier announces French presidential bid

Armin Laschet: Gaffe-prone Merkel heir with big shoes to fill                     
Germany

Armin Laschet: Gaffe-prone Merkel heir with big shoes to fill                     

Candidate barred from standing in German local election challenges removal of Brits’ EU rights
Germany

Candidate barred from standing in German local election challenges removal of Brits’ EU rights

Italian PM Draghi urges G20 to do ‘all it can’ on Afghan women’s rights
Italy

Italian PM Draghi urges G20 to do ‘all it can’ on Afghan women’s rights

UN committee slams Spain for ‘arbitrary’ trials of former judge
Spain

UN committee slams Spain for ‘arbitrary’ trials of former judge

Scotland drops case on extraditing Catalan separatist to Spain
Spain

Scotland drops case on extraditing Catalan separatist to Spain

French court hands jail term to Afghan man evacuated from Kabul
France

French court hands jail term to Afghan man evacuated from Kabul

Italian euthanasia petition big enough to force referendum
Italy

Italian euthanasia petition big enough to force referendum

New political era: Post-Merkel German election reaches final stretch
Germany

New political era: Post-Merkel German election reaches final stretch

Germany’s Social Democrats take surprise lead in election poll
Germany

Germany’s Social Democrats take surprise lead in election poll

ANALYSIS: What’s next for Sweden after Löfven’s sudden exit?

ANALYSIS: What’s next for Sweden after Löfven’s sudden exit?

Safe in Spain, Afghan women’s basketball star speaks out about Taliban takeover
Spain

Safe in Spain, Afghan women’s basketball star speaks out about Taliban takeover

‘Time is running out’: Spain warns it will have to leave people behind in Afghanistan
Spain

‘Time is running out’: Spain warns it will have to leave people behind in Afghanistan

France calls for Afghan evacuations beyond US deadline
France

France calls for Afghan evacuations beyond US deadline

OPINION: Is the Swedish administrative system still fit for purpose when lives are at stake?

OPINION: Is the Swedish administrative system still fit for purpose when lives are at stake?

France’s foreign minister travels to UAE to see French airlift operation from Afghanistan
France

France’s foreign minister travels to UAE to see French airlift operation from Afghanistan

The 6 challenges Emmanuel Macron faces as France returns to work
France

The 6 challenges Emmanuel Macron faces as France returns to work

Russian gas must not be ‘weapon’ against Ukraine: German Chancellor Merkel
Germany

Russian gas must not be ‘weapon’ against Ukraine: German Chancellor Merkel

ANALYSIS: Why has Sweden never had a female Prime Minister?
Sweden

ANALYSIS: Why has Sweden never had a female Prime Minister?

THE KEY PLAYERS: Who’s who in Swedish politics?
Sweden

THE KEY PLAYERS: Who’s who in Swedish politics?

UPDATE: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to resign

UPDATE: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to resign

German Chancellor Merkel visits Ukraine before leaving office
Germany

German Chancellor Merkel visits Ukraine before leaving office

What you need to know about Norway’s upcoming election
Norway

What you need to know about Norway’s upcoming election

After Merkel: What do the polls tell us about Germany’s next leader?
Germany

After Merkel: What do the polls tell us about Germany’s next leader?

Merkel rides to the rescue as conservatives plunge ahead of German election
Germany

Merkel rides to the rescue as conservatives plunge ahead of German election

 As Germany’s conservatives’ fortunes plunge, Merkel hopes to ride to rescue
Germany

 As Germany’s conservatives’ fortunes plunge, Merkel hopes to ride to rescue

Turnout, aims and support: 5 things to know about France’s anti-health passport protests
France

Turnout, aims and support: 5 things to know about France’s anti-health passport protests

‘It’s Europe’s hub’: EU chiefs to visit Afghan evacuation centre in Spain
Spain

‘It’s Europe’s hub’: EU chiefs to visit Afghan evacuation centre in Spain

Spain’s government feels heat over sky-high electricity prices
Spain

Spain’s government feels heat over sky-high electricity prices

Why fuel prices are rising in France (and why that might worry Macron)
France

Why fuel prices are rising in France (and why that might worry Macron)

Austria wants ‘deportation centres’ in Asia to curb Afghan refugee influx
Austria

Austria wants ‘deportation centres’ in Asia to curb Afghan refugee influx

French mayors offer to take in Afghan refugees as 200 evacuated from Kabul overnight
France

French mayors offer to take in Afghan refugees as 200 evacuated from Kabul overnight

UPDATE: Why a German military plane rescued just seven people from Kabul
Germany

UPDATE: Why a German military plane rescued just seven people from Kabul

Merkel urges coordinated Afghan refugee response from EU
Germany

Merkel urges coordinated Afghan refugee response from EU

Spain receives first €9-billion share of EU Covid recovery funds
Spain

Spain receives first €9-billion share of EU Covid recovery funds

Everything you need to know about Berlin’s ‘Super Election Day’
Germany

Everything you need to know about Berlin’s ‘Super Election Day’

Afghan refugees in France fear for relatives left behind
France

Afghan refugees in France fear for relatives left behind

Will Austria accept more Afghani asylum seekers due to Taliban crisis?
Austria

Will Austria accept more Afghani asylum seekers due to Taliban crisis?

Everything you need to know about Norway’s nine political parties before the election
Norway

Everything you need to know about Norway’s nine political parties before the election

EXPLAINED: How to cast a postal vote in the German elections
Germany

EXPLAINED: How to cast a postal vote in the German elections

France creates ‘air bridge’ to evacuate civilians from Afghanistan
France

France creates ‘air bridge’ to evacuate civilians from Afghanistan

Danish parties strike deal to evacuate some Afghan employees
Denmark

Danish parties strike deal to evacuate some Afghan employees

Conservative’s missteps leave race for Merkel job open in Germany
Germany

Conservative’s missteps leave race for Merkel job open in Germany

UPDATE: Briton accused of spying on Germany for Russia remanded in custody
Germany

UPDATE: Briton accused of spying on Germany for Russia remanded in custody

Election 2021: Germany’s Greens holding onto hope for change after Merkel
Germany

Election 2021: Germany’s Greens holding onto hope for change after Merkel

What Erna Solberg’s seven election promises mean for foreign residents in Norway 
Norway

What Erna Solberg’s seven election promises mean for foreign residents in Norway 

Should German public continue to pay for Covid-19 tests?
Germany

Should German public continue to pay for Covid-19 tests?

German chancellor candidate Laschet loses favour with voters: poll
Germany

German chancellor candidate Laschet loses favour with voters: poll

Ex-PM Conte voted leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement
Italy

Ex-PM Conte voted leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement

Germany’s Greens propose new climate protection ministry with veto power
Germany

Germany’s Greens propose new climate protection ministry with veto power

Explained: What are the fraud accusations against the Danish People’s Party’s vice chair?
Denmark

Explained: What are the fraud accusations against the Danish People’s Party’s vice chair?

EU court strips ex-Catalan leader of MEP immunity
Spain

EU court strips ex-Catalan leader of MEP immunity

EXPLAINED: Who can vote in German elections
Germany

EXPLAINED: Who can vote in German elections

Frontrunner to succeed Merkel admits plagiarism ‘mistakes’ in book
Germany

Frontrunner to succeed Merkel admits plagiarism ‘mistakes’ in book

OPINION: Anti health passport protests will continue in France, but this is not a new ‘yellow vest’ moment
France

OPINION: Anti health passport protests will continue in France, but this is not a new ‘yellow vest’ moment

Provence, Brittany, Corsica – where the French government is holidaying this year
France

Provence, Brittany, Corsica – where the French government is holidaying this year

French parliament agrees to adopt health passports law
France

French parliament agrees to adopt health passports law

What does Sweden’s new migration law mean for residence permit-holders?

What does Sweden’s new migration law mean for residence permit-holders?

POLITICS: Frontrunner to succeed Merkel as chancellor on back foot after flood disaster
Germany

POLITICS: Frontrunner to succeed Merkel as chancellor on back foot after flood disaster

Ted Kennedy widow Victoria named as Austria’s US ambassador
Austria

Ted Kennedy widow Victoria named as Austria’s US ambassador

Macron calls national security meeting over claims of Pegasus spyware in France
France

Macron calls national security meeting over claims of Pegasus spyware in France

Macron and 15 French ministers’ phone numbers on Pegasus spyware list, reports say
France

Macron and 15 French ministers’ phone numbers on Pegasus spyware list, reports say

UK government to give France €62 million to tackle illegal Channel crossings
France

UK government to give France €62 million to tackle illegal Channel crossings

Sweden’s migration rules tightened as new law comes into force

Sweden’s migration rules tightened as new law comes into force

Spain inches ahead with pension reform
Spain

Spain inches ahead with pension reform

French justice minister charged over conflict of interest
France

French justice minister charged over conflict of interest

German floods push climate change to front of election campaign
Germany

German floods push climate change to front of election campaign

Swedish government withdraws bid to scrap rent controls on newbuilds

Swedish government withdraws bid to scrap rent controls on newbuilds

‘Spain’s stay-at-home lockdown in March 2020 was unconstitutional’, top court rules
Spain

‘Spain’s stay-at-home lockdown in March 2020 was unconstitutional’, top court rules

Protests in France over health passport – but 3 million vaccine appointments booked since Macron’s announcement
France

Protests in France over health passport – but 3 million vaccine appointments booked since Macron’s announcement

More trains and energy grants: What a Green election win could mean for Germany
Germany

More trains and energy grants: What a Green election win could mean for Germany

Polling dates confirmed for France’s hotly-contested 2022 presidential election
France

Polling dates confirmed for France’s hotly-contested 2022 presidential election

Zan bill: What is Italy’s proposed anti-homophobia law and why is it controversial?
Italy

Zan bill: What is Italy’s proposed anti-homophobia law and why is it controversial?

UPDATE: Germany’s Greens eye comeback as they launch election campaign
Germany

UPDATE: Germany’s Greens eye comeback as they launch election campaign

Autobahn speed limits becoming a ‘fetish’, says German Transport Minister
Germany

Autobahn speed limits becoming a ‘fetish’, says German Transport Minister

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?
France

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Spanish PM reshuffles government
Spain

Spanish PM reshuffles government

Meet the 22 ministers in Stefan Löfven’s new (ish) government

Meet the 22 ministers in Stefan Löfven’s new (ish) government

Macron to give TV address to France on Monday
France

Macron to give TV address to France on Monday

Austria ex-vice-chancellor’s corruption trial adjourned
Austria

Austria ex-vice-chancellor’s corruption trial adjourned

VIDEO: Russian fighter jet alarm interrupts Spain PM’s press briefing
Spain

VIDEO: Russian fighter jet alarm interrupts Spain PM’s press briefing

OPINION: Why can’t foreign media see past Sweden’s far-right?
Sweden

OPINION: Why can’t foreign media see past Sweden’s far-right?

How big is the divide between eastern and western German states?
Germany

How big is the divide between eastern and western German states?

French economy grows with surge in business activity as country reopens
France

French economy grows with surge in business activity as country reopens

Veggie meals to cable cars – changing the face of Lyon
France

Veggie meals to cable cars – changing the face of Lyon

‘Alarming’: Austria passes heavily criticised terrorism law
Austria

‘Alarming’: Austria passes heavily criticised terrorism law

Sweden’s Stefan Löfven voted back in as Prime Minister
Sweden

Sweden’s Stefan Löfven voted back in as Prime Minister

‘Make Germany together’? How Merkel’s CDU missed the mark on election campaign launch
Germany

‘Make Germany together’? How Merkel’s CDU missed the mark on election campaign launch

Swedish politics: Why Stefan Löfven is set to return as PM two weeks after being voted out

Swedish politics: Why Stefan Löfven is set to return as PM two weeks after being voted out

French Senate blocks adding climate change commitment to country’s constitution
France

French Senate blocks adding climate change commitment to country’s constitution

Should Germany impose an Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change?
Germany

Should Germany impose an Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change?

Corruption trial begins for Austria’s former far-right leader
Austria

Corruption trial begins for Austria’s former far-right leader

Paris vows to clean up ‘trashed city’ after wave of criticism
France

Paris vows to clean up ‘trashed city’ after wave of criticism

‘Ibizagate’: What you need to know about the Austrian political corruption scandal
Austria

‘Ibizagate’: What you need to know about the Austrian political corruption scandal

Macron to restart discussions over France’s controversial pension reforms
France

Macron to restart discussions over France’s controversial pension reforms

Swedish parliament to vote on Stefan Löfven as prime minister

Swedish parliament to vote on Stefan Löfven as prime minister

Why the next vote on a Swedish PM will have such thin margins
Sweden

Why the next vote on a Swedish PM will have such thin margins

Stefan Löfven faces deadline to form viable government coalition

Stefan Löfven faces deadline to form viable government coalition

‘Combative’ Le Pen re-elected as head of France’s far-right
France

‘Combative’ Le Pen re-elected as head of France’s far-right

Five political crises in Sweden’s history and how they were resolved
Sweden

Five political crises in Sweden’s history and how they were resolved

French parliament set to debate making Covid vaccine compulsory for healthworkers
France

French parliament set to debate making Covid vaccine compulsory for healthworkers

German Greens’ candidate defends herself against plagiarism claim
Germany

German Greens’ candidate defends herself against plagiarism claim

Four scenarios: Who is most likely to be Sweden’s next Prime Minister?

Four scenarios: Who is most likely to be Sweden’s next Prime Minister?

Police search French ministry of justice in probe against minister
France

Police search French ministry of justice in probe against minister

Sweden’s Stefan Löfven given chance to form a government after opposition leader abandons bid
Sweden

Sweden’s Stefan Löfven given chance to form a government after opposition leader abandons bid

France doubles its paternity leave allowance
France

France doubles its paternity leave allowance

How does a transitional government work in Sweden? 
Sweden

How does a transitional government work in Sweden? 

Spain will ‘never’ allow independence vote in Catalonia: PM
Spain

Spain will ‘never’ allow independence vote in Catalonia: PM

Swedish opposition leader Ulf Kristersson tasked with trying to form a government
Sweden

Swedish opposition leader Ulf Kristersson tasked with trying to form a government

France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU
France

France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU

Sweden’s political crisis: Your questions answered
Sweden

Sweden’s political crisis: Your questions answered

French parliament finally passes bill allowing IVF to lesbian couples and single women
France

French parliament finally passes bill allowing IVF to lesbian couples and single women

EXPLAINED: Why has ‘green’ Denmark just agreed nine motorway projects?
Denmark

EXPLAINED: Why has ‘green’ Denmark just agreed nine motorway projects?

OPINION: The winner of France’s elections was neither Macron nor Le Pen, but apathy
France

OPINION: The winner of France’s elections was neither Macron nor Le Pen, but apathy

Swedish word of the day: talmansrunda
Sweden

Swedish word of the day: talmansrunda

Swedish PM resigns: What happens now?
Sweden

Swedish PM resigns: What happens now?

Swedish prime minister resigns to trigger search for new government
Sweden

Swedish prime minister resigns to trigger search for new government

Snap election or new PM? Decision day for Sweden’s Stefan Löfven
Sweden

Snap election or new PM? Decision day for Sweden’s Stefan Löfven

Le Pen’s far-right fails to win any areas in French regional elections
France

Le Pen’s far-right fails to win any areas in French regional elections

Swedish vocabulary: How to talk about the political crisis like a Swede
Sweden

Swedish vocabulary: How to talk about the political crisis like a Swede

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in France’s regional elections
France

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in France’s regional elections

How Stefan Löfven lost his hold on the Swedish parliament

How Stefan Löfven lost his hold on the Swedish parliament

Russia’s Sputnik Covid vaccine may never be approved in EU, says Italian PM
Italy

Russia’s Sputnik Covid vaccine may never be approved in EU, says Italian PM

Hamas flag banned in Germany under new terror rules
Germany

Hamas flag banned in Germany under new terror rules

How would a snap election work in Sweden?
Sweden

How would a snap election work in Sweden?

France tells the Paris-raised US Secretary of State ‘welcome home’
France

France tells the Paris-raised US Secretary of State ‘welcome home’

TIMELINE: The key events that led to the Swedish government’s collapse
Sweden

TIMELINE: The key events that led to the Swedish government’s collapse

‘Freedom’: jailed Catalan separatists leave prison after Spanish government pardon
Spain

‘Freedom’: jailed Catalan separatists leave prison after Spanish government pardon

Sweden’s Centre Party drops market rent demand: What does this mean for the government?
Sweden

Sweden’s Centre Party drops market rent demand: What does this mean for the government?

France in line for €40 billion handout from EU’s €750 billion Covid recovery fund
France

France in line for €40 billion handout from EU’s €750 billion Covid recovery fund

French radio journalists strike in protest over plans to merge with ‘France’s Fox News’
France

French radio journalists strike in protest over plans to merge with ‘France’s Fox News’

Your views: How Sweden’s foreign residents see the current political crisis
Sweden

Your views: How Sweden’s foreign residents see the current political crisis

Sweden’s government passes controversial new migration law – but how long will it last?
Sweden

Sweden’s government passes controversial new migration law – but how long will it last?

June deal? Sweden’s government in cross-party talks to find a new majority
Sweden

June deal? Sweden’s government in cross-party talks to find a new majority

Swedish poll shows gains for the Left Party after toppling government
Sweden

Swedish poll shows gains for the Left Party after toppling government

CONFIRMED: Spain approves pardons for jailed Catalan separatists
Spain

CONFIRMED: Spain approves pardons for jailed Catalan separatists

How do rent controls work in Sweden and why did this issue bring down the government?
Sweden

How do rent controls work in Sweden and why did this issue bring down the government?

Who’s who: The key players in Sweden’s political crisis

Who’s who: The key players in Sweden’s political crisis

FOCUS: What next for Spain after PM’s pardon of jailed Catalan separatists?
Spain

FOCUS: What next for Spain after PM’s pardon of jailed Catalan separatists?

ANALYSIS: What could Sweden’s next government look like?
Sweden

ANALYSIS: What could Sweden’s next government look like?

German interest in climate change drops amid worries over Covid
Germany

German interest in climate change drops amid worries over Covid

No tax hikes, climate action: Here’s what’s in the election manifesto of Germany’s CDU
Germany

No tax hikes, climate action: Here’s what’s in the election manifesto of Germany’s CDU

Swedish government collapse: So what happens now?
Sweden

Swedish government collapse: So what happens now?

OPINION: Has Sweden’s prime minister paid the price for his passivity?
Sweden

OPINION: Has Sweden’s prime minister paid the price for his passivity?

Spain to pardon jailed Catalan separatists on Tuesday
Spain

Spain to pardon jailed Catalan separatists on Tuesday

Sweden’s government collapses as prime minister loses no-confidence vote
Sweden

Sweden’s government collapses as prime minister loses no-confidence vote

Sweden’s government faces no-confidence vote over rental laws
Sweden

Sweden’s government faces no-confidence vote over rental laws

French regional elections: Voters stay away as Macron suffers bad night
France

French regional elections: Voters stay away as Macron suffers bad night

Spain’s PM heads to Catalonia ahead of pardon for separatists
Spain

Spain’s PM heads to Catalonia ahead of pardon for separatists

Italy’s Berlusconi combative after hospital stays
Italy

Italy’s Berlusconi combative after hospital stays

Defenders vs. explorers: Germany ‘divided into two bitterly opposed ideological camps’
Germany

Defenders vs. explorers: Germany ‘divided into two bitterly opposed ideological camps’

Gains seen for far-right in French regional polls
France

Gains seen for far-right in French regional polls

Far-right leader Le Pen tours France ahead of French regional polls
France

Far-right leader Le Pen tours France ahead of French regional polls

ANALYSIS: What the threat of a snap election means for Swedish politics

ANALYSIS: What the threat of a snap election means for Swedish politics

OPINION: Enemies of France should not see Le Pen victories on Sunday as a sign of things to come
France

OPINION: Enemies of France should not see Le Pen victories on Sunday as a sign of things to come

EXPLAINED: Why has wind become such a hot political topic in France?
France

EXPLAINED: Why has wind become such a hot political topic in France?

EXPLAINED: What do proposed changes to Sweden’s rental laws mean for tenants?

EXPLAINED: What do proposed changes to Sweden’s rental laws mean for tenants?

Will Italy extend the Covid-19 state of emergency beyond July 31st?
Italy

Will Italy extend the Covid-19 state of emergency beyond July 31st?

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven ‘would lose confidence vote’

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven ‘would lose confidence vote’

REVEALED: Inside Switzerland’s ‘titanic’ security effort for Biden visit
Switzerland

REVEALED: Inside Switzerland’s ‘titanic’ security effort for Biden visit

‘A million more unemployed’: Fears as Italy’s Covid freeze on layoffs set to end
Italy

‘A million more unemployed’: Fears as Italy’s Covid freeze on layoffs set to end

Violence against women: A look at the Swedish government’s 40-point plan

Violence against women: A look at the Swedish government’s 40-point plan

Paris mayor hints at bid to be France’s first woman president
France

Paris mayor hints at bid to be France’s first woman president

Buy American? Biden pushes US fighter jets in talks with Swiss
Switzerland

Buy American? Biden pushes US fighter jets in talks with Swiss

Switzerland: Geneva summit stirs memories of 1985 Reagan-Gorbachev meeting
Switzerland

Switzerland: Geneva summit stirs memories of 1985 Reagan-Gorbachev meeting

‘Extraordinary generosity’: EU chief lands in Madrid to launch Spain’s €140-billion recovery plan
Spain

‘Extraordinary generosity’: EU chief lands in Madrid to launch Spain’s €140-billion recovery plan

Danish Social Democrats slump in polls as corona effect wears off
Denmark

Danish Social Democrats slump in polls as corona effect wears off

Sweden’s Left Party gives government 48 hours to scrap market rent bid or face no-confidence threat

Sweden’s Left Party gives government 48 hours to scrap market rent bid or face no-confidence threat

Granny-hugging to crowd-bathing:  The essential vocab to understand French politics
France

Granny-hugging to crowd-bathing: The essential vocab to understand French politics

Historic Swiss lakeside villa spruced up for Biden-Putin talks
Switzerland

Historic Swiss lakeside villa spruced up for Biden-Putin talks

Spain’s right takes to streets to protest plan to pardon Catalan separatists
Spain

Spain’s right takes to streets to protest plan to pardon Catalan separatists

Calls for nationwide day of demonstrations in France against ‘far-right ideology’
France

Calls for nationwide day of demonstrations in France against ‘far-right ideology’

Spain’s Podemos party names new head after Pablo Iglesias departure
Spain

Spain’s Podemos party names new head after Pablo Iglesias departure

Four months in jail for Frenchman who slapped Macron across the face
France

Four months in jail for Frenchman who slapped Macron across the face

Berlin mayor hopeful and ex-cabinet minister stripped of doctorate title in uni scandal
Germany

Berlin mayor hopeful and ex-cabinet minister stripped of doctorate title in uni scandal

Will Austria implement easier citizenship rules?
Austria

Will Austria implement easier citizenship rules?

‘The party is in big trouble’: How Swedes would vote if an election were held today
Sweden

‘The party is in big trouble’: How Swedes would vote if an election were held today

Rapist mayor who continued to run French town from his jail cell has been replaced
France

Rapist mayor who continued to run French town from his jail cell has been replaced

Macron ‘will continue to greet crowds’ after slap in face
France

Macron ‘will continue to greet crowds’ after slap in face

Can Germany’s Greens win over voters in eastern states ahead of election?
Germany

Can Germany’s Greens win over voters in eastern states ahead of election?

What you need to know about the ‘biggest reform of the Swedish labour market in modern times’
Sweden

What you need to know about the ‘biggest reform of the Swedish labour market in modern times’

VIDEO: Macron slapped in face while on tour of France
France

VIDEO: Macron slapped in face while on tour of France

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday
Austria

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Austrian far-right party nominates Kickl as new leader
Austria

Austrian far-right party nominates Kickl as new leader

OPINION: Why do the names of Danish political parties have to be so confusing?
Denmark

OPINION: Why do the names of Danish political parties have to be so confusing?

ANALYSIS: Merkel’s CDU gains momentum after victory in key state election
Germany

ANALYSIS: Merkel’s CDU gains momentum after victory in key state election

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election
Germany

Merkel’s conservatives win last state vote before general election

‘Unimaginable’ for Kurz to continue as Austria’s leader if convicted, says Vice Chancellor
Austria

‘Unimaginable’ for Kurz to continue as Austria’s leader if convicted, says Vice Chancellor

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections
Germany

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

French ‘paparazzi queen’ charged in Sarkozy probe
France

French ‘paparazzi queen’ charged in Sarkozy probe

Financial help: Italy plans new ‘universal single allowance’ for families from July
Italy

Financial help: Italy plans new ‘universal single allowance’ for families from July

French MPs back tightening of country’s anti-terror laws
France

French MPs back tightening of country’s anti-terror laws

 ‘CDU in weak position’: Merkel’s conservatives face crucial test in Germany’s regional elections
Germany

 ‘CDU in weak position’: Merkel’s conservatives face crucial test in Germany’s regional elections

How Sweden could bring in tougher sentences for sex offenders

How Sweden could bring in tougher sentences for sex offenders

‘Warning signs’ of virus resurgence in south west France, says government
France

‘Warning signs’ of virus resurgence in south west France, says government

EXPLAINED: The very precise rules of French election billboards
France

EXPLAINED: The very precise rules of French election billboards

Macron’s ‘grand tour’ of France gets underway ahead of regional elections
France

Macron’s ‘grand tour’ of France gets underway ahead of regional elections

ANALYSIS: Can Macron cheer up the French with his ‘Tour de France’?
France

ANALYSIS: Can Macron cheer up the French with his ‘Tour de France’?

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
Norway

Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

IN DETAIL: France’s 4-step reopening from Covid restrictions
France

IN DETAIL: France’s 4-step reopening from Covid restrictions

Austria far-right party head resigns after infighting
Austria

Austria far-right party head resigns after infighting

12 of the best quotes about France and the French
France

12 of the best quotes about France and the French

German President Steinmeier to run for second term
Germany

German President Steinmeier to run for second term

Former Danish prime minister Schlüter dies aged 92
Denmark

Former Danish prime minister Schlüter dies aged 92

Germany officially recognises it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule
Germany

Germany officially recognises it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule

What Britons in Europe need to know about the UK government’s ‘votes for life’ pledge

What Britons in Europe need to know about the UK government’s ‘votes for life’ pledge

Spain’s top court opposes pardon for Catalan separatists
Spain

Spain’s top court opposes pardon for Catalan separatists

OPINION: Rows over Benzema and the French football anthem show race is still the key issue for Marine Le Pen
France

OPINION: Rows over Benzema and the French football anthem show race is still the key issue for Marine Le Pen

Racism in Denmark: Video of abuse sparks debate over political tone
Denmark

Racism in Denmark: Video of abuse sparks debate over political tone

French social media influencers offered money by foreign company to discredit Pfizer’s Covid vaccine
France

French social media influencers offered money by foreign company to discredit Pfizer’s Covid vaccine

Germany’s far-right AfD chooses hardline team ahead of national elections
Germany

Germany’s far-right AfD chooses hardline team ahead of national elections

What’s at stake in Sweden’s Sami elections?
Sweden

What’s at stake in Sweden’s Sami elections?

‘Stupid oversight’: German Green chancellor candidate stumbles after failing to declare bonus
Germany

‘Stupid oversight’: German Green chancellor candidate stumbles after failing to declare bonus

‘On the rocks’: Is this the end for Italy’s Five Star Movement?
Italy

‘On the rocks’: Is this the end for Italy’s Five Star Movement?

Just 20 percent of the French remain vaccine-sceptic, latest polls show
France

Just 20 percent of the French remain vaccine-sceptic, latest polls show

France’s constitutional court rejects proposed law limiting filming of police officers
France

France’s constitutional court rejects proposed law limiting filming of police officers

Merkel hopes history won’t brand her ‘lazy’
Germany

Merkel hopes history won’t brand her ‘lazy’

Campaign finance trial opens for French ex-president Sarkozy
France

Campaign finance trial opens for French ex-president Sarkozy

France can ‘turn the page’ on Covid crisis by November, says health minister
France

France can ‘turn the page’ on Covid crisis by November, says health minister

German minister resigns over plagiarism claims
Germany

German minister resigns over plagiarism claims

How the leading German candidates for Merkel’s crown differ on big foreign policy issues
Germany

How the leading German candidates for Merkel’s crown differ on big foreign policy issues

IN PICTURES: The French (and their politicians) head back to café terraces
France

IN PICTURES: The French (and their politicians) head back to café terraces

Majority of Germans ‘in favour of a new government’
Germany

Majority of Germans ‘in favour of a new government’

‘Universal single allowance’: Italy plans more help for families as birth rate plunges
Italy

‘Universal single allowance’: Italy plans more help for families as birth rate plunges

Catalan separatist parties agree to form new government
Spain

Catalan separatist parties agree to form new government

Austrian Chancellor Kurz sees image dented as he faces investigations
Austria

Austrian Chancellor Kurz sees image dented as he faces investigations

EXPLAINED: What does France’s Senate actually do and how much power does it have?
France

EXPLAINED: What does France’s Senate actually do and how much power does it have?

Jimmie Åkesson interview: ‘If you don’t want to be part of Sweden, then you cannot live here’

Jimmie Åkesson interview: ‘If you don’t want to be part of Sweden, then you cannot live here’

‘Sweden will get much tougher on immigration’: Sweden Democrat leader on end of pariah status
Sweden

‘Sweden will get much tougher on immigration’: Sweden Democrat leader on end of pariah status

Home by 10pm or midnight? Italy considers relaxing its curfew from next week
Italy

Home by 10pm or midnight? Italy considers relaxing its curfew from next week

Danish government yields to demand for more ambitious 2025 climate goal
Denmark

Danish government yields to demand for more ambitious 2025 climate goal

Five key points: The joint migration policy proposal from Sweden’s opposition
Sweden

Five key points: The joint migration policy proposal from Sweden’s opposition

Fishing protests: French police vessels deployed to Jersey as UK sends gunboats
France

Fishing protests: French police vessels deployed to Jersey as UK sends gunboats

French police officer killed in drugs bust was ‘hero in the war on drugs’
France

French police officer killed in drugs bust was ‘hero in the war on drugs’

Government: France ‘is on track’ to reopen cafés and cultural establishments
France

Government: France ‘is on track’ to reopen cafés and cultural establishments

How France plans to improve relations between police and the press
France

How France plans to improve relations between police and the press

The long and winding road towards changing France’s cannabis laws
France

The long and winding road towards changing France’s cannabis laws

Podemos’ Pablo Iglesias quits politics after Madrid regional elections drubbing
Spain

Podemos’ Pablo Iglesias quits politics after Madrid regional elections drubbing

Spain’s right-wing Popular Party achieves solid win in Madrid’s divisive regional elections
Spain

Spain’s right-wing Popular Party achieves solid win in Madrid’s divisive regional elections

Le Pen trial: French far-right leader acquitted on hate speech charges
France

Le Pen trial: French far-right leader acquitted on hate speech charges

Spain’s socialists face drubbing in Madrid regional election
Spain

Spain’s socialists face drubbing in Madrid regional election

Macron to defy ‘cancel culture’ and lay wreath for Napoleon commemoration
France

Macron to defy ‘cancel culture’ and lay wreath for Napoleon commemoration

French parliament to vote new climate law criticised by green groups
France

French parliament to vote new climate law criticised by green groups

French court confirms ban on anti-migrants group
France

French court confirms ban on anti-migrants group

EXPLAINED: What is Italy’s public TV ‘censorship’ row all about?
Italy

EXPLAINED: What is Italy’s public TV ‘censorship’ row all about?

Five things to know about Madrid’s regional election
Spain

Five things to know about Madrid’s regional election

ANALYSIS: Why is France so often misrepresented abroad?
France

ANALYSIS: Why is France so often misrepresented abroad?

Marches and muguet: Why May Day is so important in France
France

Marches and muguet: Why May Day is so important in France

France honours Stéphanie, killed in terror attack at police station
France

France honours Stéphanie, killed in terror attack at police station

EXPLAINED: What’s in France’s ‘new’ anti-terror law?
France

EXPLAINED: What’s in France’s ‘new’ anti-terror law?

French officers face sanctions after ‘civil war’ warning
France

French officers face sanctions after ‘civil war’ warning

FOCUS: Why Madrid’s regional elections are so important to Spanish politics
Spain

FOCUS: Why Madrid’s regional elections are so important to Spanish politics

Spain’s Tourism Minister receives ‘bloodstained’ knife in the post
Spain

Spain’s Tourism Minister receives ‘bloodstained’ knife in the post

Is France really planning to ban the Muslim headscarf?
France

Is France really planning to ban the Muslim headscarf?

EXPLAINED: What can the parliament’s inquiry tell us about Sweden’s coronavirus strategy?
Sweden

EXPLAINED: What can the parliament’s inquiry tell us about Sweden’s coronavirus strategy?

Fast trains and extended building bonus: How Italy’s EU recovery plan could affect you
Italy

Fast trains and extended building bonus: How Italy’s EU recovery plan could affect you

Merkel party pick to lead Germany ‘not convincing’: Bavarian rival
Germany

Merkel party pick to lead Germany ‘not convincing’: Bavarian rival

German actors launch controversial campaign against Covid measures
Germany

German actors launch controversial campaign against Covid measures

Spanish PM condemns death threat letters with bullet cartridges sent to officials
Spain

Spanish PM condemns death threat letters with bullet cartridges sent to officials

France’s prime minister confirms travel restrictions to end from May 3rd
France

France’s prime minister confirms travel restrictions to end from May 3rd

Calendar: When shops, bars, museums and others can reopen in France
France

Calendar: When shops, bars, museums and others can reopen in France

How Spain’s far-right party is scapegoating unaccompanied minors in a bogus campaign poster
Spain

How Spain’s far-right party is scapegoating unaccompanied minors in a bogus campaign poster

ANALYSIS: Are crime rates really spiralling in France?
France

ANALYSIS: Are crime rates really spiralling in France?

How France is using ‘citizen councils’ to improve Covid vaccine uptake
France

How France is using ‘citizen councils’ to improve Covid vaccine uptake

Merkel’s conservatives back Laschet as chancellor candidate
Germany

Merkel’s conservatives back Laschet as chancellor candidate

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