High stakes in France’s presidential election

Britain: In or out of Europe?

By Alexander Nicoll Britain has been a member of the European Union for 43 years. But the commitment of its people has never been whole-hearted. In a few months time, voters will decide whether to stay in or leave. A decision to quit the 28-member EU —...
Letter from Italy: A frustrating place to love

Letter from Italy: A frustrating place to love

  Demonstrators hold balloons portraying Italian premier Matteo Renzi with a long nose as Pinocchio, during a protest in Rome, 12 Dec 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) By Barry Moody As the Greek crisis reached its worrying climax, nobody watched with more anxiety...
Greece & Europe: Shattered trust, game still on

Greece & Europe: Shattered trust, game still on

By Alan Wheatley The odds that Greece will quit the euro zone have shortened after Sunday’s decisive referendum. Trust between Greece and Germany, the leader of Europe’s creditors, is shattered. But ‘Grexit’ is not inevitable. The long shadow of history will help...
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