Serbia

The Balkan country's emergence from its own peculiar brand of communism has been long and faltering. STAN ABBOTT visits and finds a people still yearning for a brighter future

Twenty years since the shooting stopped in the Balkans, Denis MacShane asks if the region can yet move on from its bloody history

As other avenues are closed off to them, JOE WALLEN meets the desperate migrants in northern France willing to risk the perils of a Channel crossing in small craft.

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).

PETER TRUDGILL on some familiar celebratory Balkan phrases, and how they reflect the region's complex linguistic history

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.

In the Western Balkans the EU can get back to basics - creating a safer, more prosperous region. PAUL KNOTT reports on its efforts in a historically combustible corner of the continent.

RICHARD LUCK on a forgotten chapter in tennis history and the man who became the unexpected beneficiary of the Grand Slam glory at SW19.

​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

With the UK entry in Lisbon this weekend unlikely to go with a boom-bang-a-bang, Roy Delaney investigates the reasons behind Britain's malaise and wonders whether the country can transform its fortunes

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

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

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.

Without the US, Europe must do everything in its power to stop the backsliding in the Balkans

Halloumi, edam, camembert? Which is your favourite European cheese?

One of France's most powerful political figures wasn't on the ballot paper - he was more than 1,500 miles away, at home in the Kremlin

Despite all the promises made by Brexiteers, immigration may even rise as a result of the referendum

For 70 years, the European Union, and its previous incarnations, has been an undeniable force for peace

Think 2016 was a big year for surprising election results? Here are 7 European elections set to tear-up the political rulebook

No one wears their poppy with more pride that I do. But in the row over whether international footballers should wear them, Fifa are right. And the hot air the issue has prompted tells you everything about what is wrong with Britain today

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