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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.

It's time to march in the final race, writes ANDREW ADONIS.

Barnaby Towns slays another unicorn - the enduring myth of a Canada-style deal

In this week's Brex Factor, STEVE ANGLESEY takes on the fact-less Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski and names his Brexiteers of the week.

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

A leading member of Angela Merkel's cabinet has poured cold water on Theresa May's hopes of reopening the withdrawal agreement with the EU.

In an excoriating essay, ZOE WILLIAMS identifies the poison that has infected Britain's body politic, recovery from which has yet to even begin.

Britain has been urged to stay in the European Union by Angela Merkel's likely successor and a string of high-profile Germans.

Andrew Adonis explains how the prime minister lost touch with reality.

Michael White says the home secretary's overreaction to the migrant drama at Dover was too tempting for a vote-hungry politician to resist

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.

Has my criticism of the BBC's coverage of Brexit led to my "famine" of TV and radio appearances, asks ALASTAIR CAMPBELL?

JANE MERRICK on the wrangling at Westminster and the problem it doesn't address

French writer, Marion Van Renterghem, talks to Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon about nationalism, Brexit and whether her country can 'take back control' from Westminster

MICHAEL WHITE: Lack of alternative leaders - on all sides - is narrowing the options

Alastair Campbell on how the public can still stop Brexit - even if it is without the support of Jeremy Corbyn.

An MEP has been applauded both in the European Parliament and on social media for exposing Nigel Farage's hypocrisy over Brexit - and for doing what many British politicians have failed to do.

As a leader, the German chancellor provided the moral compass for a continent, says ZOE WILLIAMS. We will all miss her

MICHAEL WHITE on a counter-factual 'what-if?' moment that could have stopped Brexit at birth.

Germany led in Europe on the back of British guidance while the UK faltered as it distanced itself from the continent, writes Andrew Adonis.

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

MICHAEL WHITE on the looming conclusion for Brexit's ring a ring o'roses and why we're all about to fall down

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

Germans are done mourning Brexit Britain. They just want to move on - and that is bad news for the UK.

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.

Michael White says all political parties have an as-yet-unfulfilled duty to think much harder about reforms.

On a week when more reminders of the past left us fearing for the future MICHAEL WHITE asks what would Winnie do?

The 'Özil Affair' has melded together the two topics that have dominated Germany's lousy summer- football and immigration. IAN WALKER reports, from Munich, on where it could lead the country.

PETER MILLAR reports from the region which could yet trigger Merkel's downfall

The German chancellor has become an anachronism from a bygone Europe, writes Paul Knott.

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