European leaders agree that agreements on issues including the Irish border mean it's time to start moving forward with Brexit negotiations.
The UK government surprised everyone by meeting the criteria to progress to the next phase of talks. Here's what that actually means.
Martin Schulz has said he'd rather go back into opposition than agree to another grand coalition. But is that sensible?
The Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar is on shaky ground. But there is almost complete unity among Irish parties when it comes to one crucial matter.
There are different measures of productivity and the nature of the UK’s problem depends on which one we are looking at.
The parliamentary arithmetic suggests Merkel would actually be in quite a stable position if she goes it alone, without calling fresh elections.
German chancellor is running out of options to form a viable government.
What if governments paid everyone a certain amount of money to cover basic needs?
In France, research on local indicators’ inadequacies led a group of stakeholders and researchers in Grenoble to develop an alternative that focuses on social well-being and sustainability.
As global demand for energy and mineral supplies increases worldwide, the number of man‑made earthquakes is expected to rise. That increases the importance of understanding connection between the two.
An ousted leader, a divided electorate and the risk of further violence pile on the tension ahead of the December vote.
He's been charged with fraud and is under investigation by the EU, so how did this former finance minister become the most likely candidate for prime minister?
The 31-year-old looks set to form a coaltion between his conservative party and the far right.
Despite the peace and prosperity brought about by the EU, it continues to be seen as remote and antidemocratic. How can this be fixed ? One possibility is the creation of a Commissioner for Happiness.
After threatening to declare independence, Carles Puigdemont has stepped back from the brink. But that has caused confusion.
Publishing plans for a no-deal Brexit will not help the UK's negotiating position.
With corruption scandals dogging practically every party, it's difficult to see how the electorate can have faith in their representatives. And yet, they keep voting for them.
The potential for more violence is clear unless the two sides can be brought to the negotiating table as soon as possible.
Bringing back aurochs is a competitive and ambitious venture aiming at recreating wilderness in Europe. But ethical and scientific questions linger.
Crunching the numbers on 14 years of trading shows one of the assumptions about global markets is looking fragile.