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STEVE ANGLESEY on the soggy throng of the pro-Brexit protest March to Leave

From Brexit, to Putin, to Trump, to China, Germany faces as many global challenges as anyone, says John Kampfner. Yet it seems more steadfast than most in dealing with them.

Across Europe, the fight against the extreme right is being lost, and it is the fault of mainstream conservatism, writes ZOE WILLIAMS.

The UK government is barrelling down the Brexit motorway while ignoring the no-deal shaped brick wall in front of it, writes MICHAEL WHITE.

American reluctance to fulfil its previous international role is leaving the global stage open to dark forces, says PAUL KNOTT.

As historical turning points go, the tragic events at a hunting lodge in the Austrian countryside 150 years ago this week are perhaps not as well known as others. Yet, as CHARLIE CONNELLY explains, the Mayerling Incident was to reverberate through the following century.

This week marks the 80th anniversary of the mysterious death of the sublimely-talented footballer Matthias Sindelar. CHARLIE CONNELLY revisits the tragic story of a true Austrian hero

It was nothing more than a footnote, buried in the results of the Uefa Europa League second qualifying round, second leg, but it leaped out for those who remembered the days of glory: Progrès Niederkorn 2, Budapest Honved 0 (Niederkorn win 2-1 on aggregate).

At the end of a momentous year, JOHN KAMPFNER surveys the febrile European political scene and finds embattled leaders, emboldened populists and a looming election in which everything could be up for grabs.

Theresa May has tried to convince us all she is just like batsman Geoffrey Boycott, but - as MICHAEL WHITE explains - on Tuesday her side lost three wickets.

Brexit is only one chapter in the story of Britain's retreat from influence, says JOHN KAMPFNER. We now face a marathon journey back to our rightful place

Winning the right to repeal Article 50 could bring its own problems, says JAMES BALL

The Russian ruler's strategy is short-termist, simple and successful, says John Kampfner. But it is ultimately hollow

From the Civil War to the civil rights movement, US politics has a long history of hatred, anger and violence. As a deeply divided America goes to the polls amid heightened tensions, Pulitzer prize-winning writer ALBERT SCARDINO, asks what can bridge the country's great schism?

Andrew Adonis explains how Europe has gone back in time.

Britain's declining influence has put global security in peril. And it is entirely self-inflicted, says James P. Rubin, a former aide to Bill Clinton

BONNIE GREER on the stubborn strand of irrationality that is the bedrock of Brexit

Never mind Brexit Britain - next year will be a defining one for the EU. Former Europe minister DENIS MacSHANE looks ahead to a momentous 2019

The PM is gambling on an appeal to Labour but she could still get her cards from the Tories

"To at least half the nation, a 2022 festival would celebrate national self-immolation."

Trials for a new heart drug has been halted due to fears over Brexit.

Anti-Western philosopher Aleksandr Dugin is said to hold sway over Vladimir Putin. But it is not just the Russian president who is in thrall to him. PAUL KNOTT reports

EU leaders have called the prime minister's bluff, slammed her post-Brexit plan for trade with the EU and refused to rule out a no-deal scenario.

ANDREW ADONIS on our Brexit sovereignty in action, and our moral withdrawal from Europe.

In 1844 Strauss Senior, the first pop idol, soon found himself eclipsed by something rawer, says SOPHIA DEBOICK.

Steve Bannon has been alarming Europe with his plans for a new populist force. But there's no need to worry, says former UKIP official GAWAIN TOWLER, who knows a thing or two about upsetting liberals

Don't let the Brexit vandals take control of our politics, writes Yasmin Alibhai-Brown.

In a provocative article, former UKIP official GAWAIN TOWLER describes the significant shift which has taken place in Brussels, as the EU blinks first over immigration.

MICHAEL WHITE on more own goals from the Foreign Secretary as he dodges Heathrow vote and patronises the public.

Europeans must rekindle post-war values to combat the hostile treatment of migrants, argues YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN.

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