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I find I’m just as uncomfortable with sneering schadenfreude when it’s our “side” doing it as when it comes from the opposition.

The tragic drowning of French philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle while trying to rescue two stricken children has prompted tributes from across the globe.

The New European has finally decided to publish one of persistent Brexiteer Robert Miller’s letters. But was it worth the wait?

Trade secretary Liam Fox has played down claims importing foods under a new UK-US trade deal could mean a loosening of food standards post-Brexit.

The haunting image of a ruined city is nothing new. Here we examine the horrors of urban warfare from Stalingrad to Mosul

A burgeoning gay rights movement in Europe in the early decades of the 20th century was crushed by rising authoritarianism.

We used to be a mild-mannered people. Now random spite is the cornerstone of our crumbling culture

The British media has always failed in its coverage of European affairs.

Labour’s Brexit divisions have become apparent once again with trade spokesman Barry Gardiner saying staying in the customs union would be a “disaster”.

When it comes to Brexit and the environment our ties to the EU are complex.

The zealots who allow the Brexit fiasco to happen are diminishing the UK inch by inch, day by day.

Emmanuel Macron has been lucky. But also courageous. Here’s how the combination has led to a remarkable turnaround in previously gloomy nation

Plot gossip: Leaky lips in the Tory party and a look at the world beyond Brexit sniping

We Dutch used to make fun of the Germans and admire the Brits, says Vanessa Lamsvelt. Now, we find ourselves laughing at, not with, the UK

The Cabinet is “united” in backing a transitional Brexit deal which would mean continued access to migrant labour, Michael Gove has said.

Culture

Robert Miller, the Brexiteer who keeps writing to us without being published finally gets his say in The New European

The story of the Bosnian War is also the story of its football clubs which were ethnically cleansed along with the population

Infuse cream with cinnamon, cardamon and star anise for an Indian inspired twist on the classic French dessert

That the entire Brexit Project may now lie in the domain of Elmer Fudd would be what Bugs would make us question.

A gin and prosecco cocktail recipe with a spiced, sugary sensuousness

The mid-90s saw the triumph of two very different double acts – Robson and Jerome and the Gallagher brothers.

The new film Dunkirk is one of the greatest depictions of war on screen. But despite its anti-war message it also comes with some pretty heavy baggage

When idiocy and immaturity take over, all a writer can do is blow a literary raspberry

Among the most extraordinary works of art are the Black Pictures of Francisco Goya Here is their story...

Not quite ready to laugh about Brexit? This 1960s comic classic brilliantly captures a sense of the undeniable farce the referendum vote has triggered

Richard Porritt, Steve Anglesey and Geri Scott bring you up to speed on another week in Brexit Britain.

The club in Turin is a football club quite unlike any other - an institution which combines excellence and ugliness

After fundraising curry night in support of the Grenfell victims, our resident foodie gets creative with the leftovers – and some Aperol Spritz

The Vespa and Lambretta are both characterised by style, beauty and the promise of freedom. But they have divided the world into two equally fanatical set of followers.

British broadcasting’s big hitter who is still awaiting his rightful BBC inheritance.

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