Arts & Lifestyle

Students relying on Hilary Mantel for their Tudor knowledge may irritate historians. But such writers allow us to better understand the past

Going Dutch – a new blog encourages parents to raise their children the Netherlands way.

We do not condone this and imagine it makes the editor of the Daily Mail very angry…

Edouard Louis’ work explores the rage felt among the French working class which shows no sign of dimming

Mind-boggling palindromes and decidedly odd tongue twisters

In his work, Jeremy Deller’s has taken inspiration from an array of subjects... right up to the Prime Minister’s latest vapid soundbite.

Few family histories better underline the complex relationship between Britain and Germany than Christian Lawrence’s. Here he explains why his fellow countrymen are so sad to see the UK leave

Here’s why 100 years on, echoes of the Spanish couturier can still be found in most women’s wardrobe

“We can’t just destroy a beautiful country” says Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson

Disgusted by Brexit, one artist explains why she chose custard creams to convey her anti-Brexit message

The problem is that these days, it’s not the physical danger that usually brings about a fear – or panic attack – but an emotional one.

There have been various proposals for “neutral” international languages to help countries to get along, but politics always get in the way

Nowhere does Easter quite like Seville. But could the city’s incredible spectacle begin to fade?

It is a tiny country, known for its opaque financial affairs and low tax rates but Luxembourg has become an unlikely contender in the space race

2017 marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The Soviet Union which emerged from it may be in the dustbin of history, but we are still living in the long shadow of the events of 1917

The US and Russia endured very different years between the two world wars. But for both, these were troubled times when art helped shape great social change.

By now, everyone has heard of Hygge, right? These 60 European words with no English equivalent will excite wordsmiths and fans of unusual phrases

With effortless charm, a rapier wit and a champagne flute in his hand Noel Coward was a quintessentially English figure. Here theatre director Matthew Townsend explores the woman behind the man, his brush with the Nazis and the impressive legacy he left

In what could be a perfect metaphor for the chaos unleashed by Brexit, the future of the British Isles’ minority languages has been thrown into doubt by the decision to leave the EU.

The enduring appeal of the Norse gods and their grandly tragic, absurdly comic, strangely moving tales

The latest production at the National Theatre is a Brexit-inspired play based on a national conversation sparked by the referendum.

The world’s most famous Frenchman, a racist hangover of colonialism, the anti-Peter Pan, or simply a very dapper, fun-loving elephant?

Art no longer has to be hung in stuffy galleries and gazed upon in silence – the streets rule now. Here is The New European’s guide to Europe’s street art hotspots

Just who are the wealthiest people in Europe? We found out how much they’re worth

Do you know your cucks from your libtards? Here is The New European’s guide to the baffling online jargon of the alt-right

Henrik Ibsen is credited with creating modern theatre. He did so by asking questions we’re still trying to answer

The English might claim their language is clear and straightforward, and mock the complexities of others. But when it comes to opacity, it is English which leads the way

A look ahead to what will be a big – possibly the biggest yet – year for books from and around the continent

Why are you in the UK? 11 EU citizens share their experiences (good and bad) of living in Brexit Britain

Frustrated by the inadequacies and inflexibility of their mother tongue, the French increasingly turn to English to make up for its shortcomings

There is a thriving market for paintings by Adolf Hitler. But if the works are not valued for their artistic merit, just what is the attraction?

These refugees used freedom of expression take back control

English has been quietly conquering the German language since the end of the Second World War, with sometimes baffling consequences

It is the latest self-help craze, but being stoical isn’t as easy as it sounds

6 months after naming The New European as Britain’s Sore Loser Newspaper, what has changed for Vice UK writer Angus Harrison?

Enliven your Christmas dinner by cutting out our Brexit-themed jokes and inserting them in crackers for your Leave-supporting relatives

Diversity in the book world is diabolical, but as it turns out, people will pay for books written by people of colour after all.

The rise, fall and rise again of one of Europe’s great success stories

Vile, boring, ludicrous and very predictable: Steve Anglesey reviews the inside story of Ukip & the chaotic Leave.EU campaign

London nightlife may have taken a hit with Fabric’s closure, but after-hours clubbing in London does still exist – here are 8 dance music clubs that celebrate electronic music and warehouse party raving

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Jack Monroe shares her recipe for Polish stuffed potato dumplings

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