Poland and Hungary have recently clashed with Brussels over democratic freedoms, but economic drivers are at play, too.
The final report of the EU's summit in Sweden makes generous use of the adjective "fair". With populism and xenophobia are on the rise, could this be the basis of a new narrative for Europe?
Several post-communist member states are moving further and further away from European Union norms.
A group of 25 EU countries is to work together more closely than ever before to develop military capabilities.
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.