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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.

Theresa May faces a make-or-break period as she battles to keep her premiership on track until Parliament’s summer recess.

In a Brexit process full of stupid and meaningless rows, former Obama senior adviser Ben Rhodes managed to accidentally set off what might be the stupidest yet, says JAMES BALL

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

Bavarian resident IAN WALKER on how the normally serene state is squaring up to Merkel

Negotiating a smooth exit from a fragmented EU is even more challenging, writes JAMES BALL.

MICHAEL WHITE is on the hunt for solutions as Europe prepares for its showdown summit.

Britain’s departure from the EU has sparked enough anger at home. But, as Alastair Campbell writes, Brexit is giving our foreign friends sleepless nights as well.

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