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RICHARD PORRITT on the week’s big stories, including a chaotic reshuffle, an unlikely resurrection and criticism of Portuguese parenting

Former Fleet Street editor Peter Preston has died, aged 79. MICHAEL WHITE pays tribute to an ex-colleague and pro-European ‘ultra’

YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN argues that Britain is part of Europe’s progressive, enlightened and savage history.

To round off the year, The New European columnist MITCH BENN turns E-BENN-ezer for this re-imagining of a Christmas classic. After encounters with the ghosts of Brexits past, present and future, will he find enlightenment in time for the big day?

I love it when Boris Johnson talks dirty in order to get some attention.

The EU is currently debating proposals to force internet giants like Google and Facebook to pay more for the millions of news stories they offer their users. Here, the leaders of some of the continent’s biggest news agencies explain why the measure is so urgent.

Has the constant reel of Brexit news got you pulling your hair out? Comedian and musician MITCH BENN looks at one piece of news this week that has taken minds off of Brexit.

Almost half of NHS doctors from Europe are considering quitting the UK because of Brexit, according to a new survey.

As ambitions go, Lee Humphries’ is an unusual, if lofty, one – to ascend the highest points of 100 different countries. As he crests the halfway mark in his quest, he explains all to Julian Shea.

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It’s our continent, but not as you know it. DAVID HURST pays a visit to one of the most unusual spots in the EU.

Leaving the EU is not an inherently humorous topic but as the saying goes ‘if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry’. Here John Nicholson rounds up some of the best Brexit gags from Edinburgh Fringe.

Plenty of eyebrows were raised when former Chancellor George Osborne was handed the role as Editor of London’s Evening Standard.

Social media went into overdrive when a BBC kids’ programme included a black centurion.

Rubens got in among our basic desires and our raw physicality and he gave them form

Where the British were once favoured targets of French satirists, now we are ignored or pitied, says Have I Got News For You writer Nathaniel Tapley

Our culture correspondent on the ‘earworm’ that has become the soundtrack to the summer

Steve Coogan discusses buttonholing his illuminati mates at posh parties and quitting the booze

What is at stake and what needs to change to ‘save the country’?

Our culture correspondent on Antonio Banderas, the Spanish actor who switched his European career for a Hollywood one.

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

There are encouraging signs for bears across Europe. But for one subspecies – numbering only around 50 – the situation is particularly perilous. Efforts are being made to find out more about this isolated population right in the heart of Italy.

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

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

There are encouraging signs for bears across Europe. But for one subspecies – numbering only around 50 – the situation is particularly perilous. Efforts are being made to find out more about this isolated population right in the heart of Italy.

Could Brexit encourage us to be a bit more European when it comes to the fish we eat?

The governments of Catalonia and Spain have set themselves on a collision course over the issue of independence.

In this column’s unflinching commitment to finding fragments of silver lining in the debris that has been the Year of Brexit it is torn between Emmanuel Macron and Dominic Cummings.

There is anger in the UK’s aerospace industry at the government’s dereliction of duty over such a thriving sector

If next week’s G20 summit in Hamburg were a political beauty pageant, Donald Trump, the man who owned the Miss Universe franchise for 20 years, would prefer to stay at home.

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