Europe

30 October 2014

The EU: an accidental warmonger

European politicians have a lot to answer for in Ukraine.

1 October 2014

Yugoslavia, Scotland and the end of nation

After the Scottish independence referendum, Britain should learn the lessons of Yugoslavia.

30 September 2014

The EU’s culture war against the people

Populist movements like UKIP expose the EU’s estrangement from everyday life.

24 September 2014

Belgium’s insane right‑to‑die laws

Accepting a mentally ill prisoner's request to be executed shows up the madness of Belgium's euthanasia laws.

18 September 2014

Sweden’s overcrowded middle ground

Forget far-right surges and left revivals - Swedish politics is gravitating to the centre.

8 September 2014

The EU needs to get off people’s vacs

EU plans to limit the power of hoovers are the latest in a long line of absurd regulations.

26 August 2014

Lord Neuberger: giving democracy a hammering

Britain's judiciary is eroding our sovereignty from within.

20 August 2014

Whatever happened to the Eurozone revival?

If we fail to tackle the true cause of the crisis, growth will remain a mirage.

4 July 2014

Burqa ban: when legalism trumps liberty

The real battle over the burqa won’t be won in the courts.

No sexist speech, please, we’re Belgian

New anti-sexism laws in Belgium deal a blow to free expression.