If Boris Johnson becomes PM, the most likely outcome is a no-deal Brexit leavened with the rhetoric of past and future glories of the UK. There are better candidates for the job.
Ahead of the 2019 EU elections, experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway look at how the EU is perceived, key issues and perspectives for the election.
There's a lot to play for in this sprawling democratic exercise, so here are the most important matters at hand.
Does an "European culture" or a "European identity" actually exist?
Populism and nationalism are two concepts that go together today. Isolationist proposals, Euroscepticism and a definition of nation against the "enemy" are three of its main ingredients.
Confused about how this vote works? D'Hondt worry, we've got you covered.
The political consequences of speaking out about Brexit have been overblown, data from the most recent elections suggest.
The European Parliament is particularly vulnerable to meddling. So let's change the way it works.
Turnout on May 23 could prove revealing when it comes to public opinion about Brexit.
There are more parties than ever running for the European parliament in the UK – but that isn't necessarily a good thing.
In the past decade the EU has been struck by a series of crises that have proven that it is far more vulnerable than previously imagined.
Hundreds of scientists and Indigenous leaders have asked the EU to demand tougher imports standards to protect Brazil's rainforests, wetlands and savannahs.
Before 1945 and the United Nations Charter, human rights simply did not exist in international law.
Years after voting to leave the EU, the UK still has no clear plan of how to make Brexit work. These five articles chart the history of an intractable problem.
American companies still face enormous uncertainty about how they'll be doing business in the UK and EU in the coming years, particularly as the April 12 Brexit deadline draws closer.
It's easy, now, to think of this as Theresa May's story – but Thatcher, Blair and Cameron all played their part.
One wrong turn after another has left the British prime minister cornered.
School textbooks from Germany deal with Europe in much greater detail and with more of a positive angle than those published in England.
Decades of consensus building have enabled the EU27 to show remarkable resilience and flexibility, despite chaos on the UK side
UK parliamentary rules state that an amendment 'which is the same, in substance' as an issue that has already been voted on, cannot be proposed again in parliament.