How can Europe best take care of its elderly?
By 2050, over 36% of Europe's population will be 65-plus, leading to a shortage of professional and informal caretakers across the region. Coordination on elder care may be the EU's best bet.
A memorial on Las Ramblas following the attack.
A toxic combination of history and social tension makes Spain fertile ground for extremist recruitment.
Spain plays a relatively inconsequential role in the fight against Islamic State.
The location and targeting of Islamic State's latest attack, on the Spanish city of Barcelona, deviates from the group's previous efforts.
At least 16 people have died, and scores more have been injured, in a terror attack on Barcelona’s Las Ramblas strip.
Barcelona 2017, London 2017, Berlin 2016, Nice 2016. In all of these cases the weapon of choice was a vehicle, driven at speed, into crowds innocently going about their daily business. Barcelona is just…
This is only going to get more awkward.
Why are the Brussels negotiations stumbling along so badly? Because a fundamental step has been skipped.
Things could soon get complicated.
A breakdown of the UK's position paper on the customs union.
The signs are there for those who care to look.
Follow the money to see if Angela Merkel is on course for a fourth term as chancellor after the September vote.
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Failing to agree an aviation agreement could mean no legal basis for flights to operate at UK airports.
A series of attacks on popular holiday destinations has authorities concerned.
Searching for respite from the heat in one of Rome’s fountains.
Parts of Europe are having a devastatingly hot summer. Already we’ve seen heat records topple in western Europe in June, and now a heatwave nicknamed “Lucifer” is bringing stifling conditions to areas…
Prime minister Viktor Orbán is quite open about his goal to build an 'illiberal state'.
The French president is calling for a series of conventions to shape future decisions. But these projects have a history of going awry.
European Council President Donald Tusk and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras address the press.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
Europe is experiencing a wave of optimism that its seven-year Greek drama may be finally coming to a close. Only one way to do that: Share Greece's pain.
Fortress Europe: Macdeonian soldiers patrol the Greek border.
New research questions the scale of support for tougher border security across Europe.
It's never been used in the history of the EU, but Poland could be about to feel the full force of this powerful mechanism.
The European Union is threatening to suspend the state's voting rights if it pursues legislation to restrict its judiciary.
Freedom and tolerance are Norwegian values that don’t apply equally to all.
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Freedom, social progress and tolerance are Norwegian values, but not everyone there gets to enjoy them equally.
SMEs are crucial to the UK’s economic well-being.
SMEs make up 99.9% of all businesses in the UK – boosting their productivity could add billions to the post-Brexit economy.
In the past year, 3,300 cases of measles were reported in Europe. Most of them were entirely preventable.
Oxfam’s Big Heads depict G20 leaders take part in protests ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg.
G20 meetings are usually bland, tightly-scripted affairs. Donald Trump has changed all of that with his retrenchment on climate change, free trade and internationalism.