Angela Merkel

Germany’s new grand coalition seems to have pleased very few people. But for the country’s Social Democrats it is a particular disappointment, says PATRICIA HOGWOOD.

MICHAEL WHITE on why the prospect of Trump trade wars takes away all the icing

MICHAEL WHITE on the negotiation countdown, the Norway model and why we can’t just muddle through.

The Tories are once again in turmoil as open warfare breaks out over Brexit - can Theresa May survive?

After The New European was accused of sexism by a leading feminist, ZOE WILLIAMS explores the divisive nature of progressive politics and the purity it often demands.

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.

Talk of a second referendum has divided pro-EU support in the UK. DENIS MACSHANE asks how it has gone down in Europe itself.

MICHAEL WHITE on a muted reshuffle and why waiting for Corbyn is a waste of time

Of all people, the government has sent David Davis on a charm offensive to Germany.

Famous for ‘not doing God’, ALASTAIR CAMPBELL interviews the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Reader Paul Hollands spent a week on a pro-Brexit Facebook group to break out of the Remain social media ‘bubble’.

Theresa May has reassured the EU27 she will continue to drive Brexit forward despite an embarrassing Commons defeat as they gave the green light for phase two.

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

A crunch Brexit meeting is “not a deadline” according to Number 10 as talks over the Irish border continue to stall progress.

Slowly but surely the threads are emerging. Russia not only interfered directly in the election of Donald Trump. But also in our referendum.

Jeremy Corbyn has called the Prime Minister’s Brexit update “Groundhog Day” and warned her biggest battle is with the “warring” Tory factions rather than the EU.

If you locked Fox and Hammond in a room which of the two would you expect to emerge as the other one’s pigskin bag?

A seamy, subversive, self confident city, Hamburg is also a symbol of an outward-looking Germany

Editor-at-Large Alistair Campbell has a suggestion: to anyone yet to book a holiday – try Albania

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

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

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 A of austerity, plus the B of Brexit may be heading to the C of a crashing economy, but there is still time to change things.

Everyone is buying Europe just when Britain is selling

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.

The only thing that might restore our standing is a leader who is prepared to say what needs to be done – changing our mind on Brexit – and then leading the country through that process.

German diplomat Peter Ammon is “unnerved” by the Brexit divorce debate

Tim Farron slams Andrea Leadsom over ‘stupid’ calls for ‘patriotic’ Brexit broadcasting

In an uncertain global landscape, the former deputy prime minister outlines reforms needed to safeguard the international order against nationalism and ‘strong man’ politics



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