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As Liverpool FC attempt to write another chapter in their storied history in this weekend’s Champions League final, ANTHONY CLAVANE recounts the extraordinarily intimate relationship between Europe and the city itself.

Rachel Johnson reprises her fortnightly column to pay tribute to Tessa Jowell and venerated French publisher Bernard de Fallois.

Alastair Campbell discusses how the government is dismantling Tess Jowell’s finest political achievement.

​The free press attacked, migrants degraded and liberalism in tatters – YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN on what must happen to ensure the European dream is not destroyed

Recalling the Paris riots of May 1968, when France’s fate hung in the balance

While elements of the British left struggle with the spectre of anti-Semitism, France is facing its own virulent problems.

Despite all the Brexiteer talk of a looming era of ‘Global Britain’, the UK is becoming less important to African countries.

In an epic essay, award-winning composer HOWARD GOODALL chronicles the myriad of ways in which the UK’s cultural scene will be a gloomier one as a result of leaving the EU

The UK’s fashion sector says it needs the single market to flourish... JAMES BALL warns Brexit will damage a truly modern industry

As France nears the 50th anniversary of the May 1968 protests amid unmistakable echoes of those events, JASON WALSH asks which direction the country will go in this time around

Just how much blame for the disasters of the last two centuries can be placed at the feet of this overbearing gang?

Tony Blair’s latest Brexit intervention takes aim at the government and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour – read it in full here

In this week’s diary column, the Queen is not amused by Liam Fox and Mandrake’s hopes for a Brexit television drama look as though they may become a reality.

MICHAEL WHITE on the Kremlin, Rex Tillerson and spreadsheet Phil’s positive spin.

The breathtaking disregard with which some Brexiteers are now treating the Irish peace process show how little they understand the issue, and what is at stake, says PETER MILLAR, who saw the Troubles up close

The wearing of the Islamic veil is one of the most controversial political topics of the 21st century. Sociologist Agnès De Féo finds out what life wearing a niqab is really like.

The Trade Secretary who travelled all that way for a packet of crisps.

Readers respond to Andrew Adonis’ call for a referendum on Europe - exclusively for members of the Labour Party.

The Iran nuclear deal is hanging by a thread, says former diplomat PAUL KNOTT​, who worked on the agreement. If it fails, the world becomes a much more dangerous place.

MICHAEL WHITE on whether a tapestry is all we get from Le President.

The New European’s Editor-at-Large, Alstair Campbell, on the reasons why French president Emmanuel Macron is the real heir to Tony Blair.

Steve Anglesey picks out the losers and losers from another week on Planet Brexit – where there are no winners.

Despite the damage caused by Brexit, businesses still need convinving on reasons to hold another vote, says Angela Jameson.

There was no more brutal expression of the divisions of the Cold War than the Berlin Wall. IAN WALKER looks back at the moment the barrier went up, and how the world reacted.

Manipulation and abuse of power doesn’t always take place behind closed doors. RICHARD GUNDERMAN looks back on one of the most controversial films in cinema.

What is the likelihood, asks PAUL CONNEW, of the findings of the Mueller probe ever coming to light?

MICHAEL WHITE tries to look on the bright side of the fallout from May’s Brexit fudge.

Up to 1,000 jobs are being relocated as a direct result of Brexit.

“Trees are sanctuaries,” wrote the German author and poet Hermann Hesse. “Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.”

There is a rare chance of peace in Syria. But, Hamish De Bretton-Gordon writes, Brexit is getting in the way of the UK and the EU playing the role we should.

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ANTI-BREXIT EVENTS

Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.

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