Since the 1990s, the EU has been less about social integration and more about neo-liberal values.
Celebrations in full swing after the No vote.
The referendum is a victory against the political class that has driven Greece to the brink, and the eurocrats who refused to help.
No voters celebrate but many questions remain.
Greece has voted resoundingly against the bailout terms set by the IMF in a historic referendum.
Greece owes what was once called a ‘man payment’.
It might seem like Greece and Europe are arguing about money, but it's really all about vengeance.
Look casual, guys.
A cluster of MEPs has become a formal group in the European Parliament at a very sensitive time.
Migrants are living in limbo on the French-Italian border.
Italian PM blasts fellow EU leaders for spat over who takes in the desperate people arriving in his country every day.
Migrants are increasingly attempting to enter Europe overland from the East.
With thousands dying in the Mediterranean, migrants and refugees have started coming to Europe by land. And countries in the East aren't happy.
A problem shared, Theresa May, is a problem halved.
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Refugee Week is drawing to a close with little concrete progress. Can I at least get you to change your mind about this situation?
There’ll be Helle to pay back at campaign HQ.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt has lost the Danish election. But her rivals on the right are not exactly prepped to take office.
Impressionistic, subjective snapshots of complex societies are best avoided. And yet when you actually get the chance to live somewhere – even briefly – like most forms of temptation it is difficult to…
Flying the flag for the HDP.
Ruling AKP gets a hammering at the polls as pro-Kurdish HDP enters parliament for first time.
HDP supporters gear up for the vote.
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With plans to shake up democracy, it's no wonder the HDP is being compared to Syriza and Podemos.
Ukraine is making no headway, even after a ceasefire deal.
Both sides appear to be breaking the terms of the ceasefire, while the people of Ukraine struggle to survive.
The success of Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish National Party has profoundly disrupted the tedious pendulum movement between Left and Right.
With a steady hollowing out of membership, the cosying up to vested interests with pockets deep enough to maintain party, today's political parties barely “represent”.
Andrzej Duda takes the Polish presidency.
A shift to the right in Poland in an election that signals tough times ahead for the government.
A member of the European Parliament expresses his frustration.
The UK is refusing to take just 2,000 refugees to help tackle the crisis in the Mediterranean. And it puts the EU on a knife edge.
Italy’s Lega Nord scores a victory in parliament.
It might actually be better for the Conservatives to work with Nigel Farage in government.
Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras and Pablo Iglesias of Podemos have taken their populist parties to victory in Greece and a lead in the polls in Spain.
The rise of left-wing populism challenges those who flatly denounced right-wing populism as undemocratic. Populism can appear as a democratic force in some contexts and anti-democratic in others.
There are nationalists, and then there are nationalists.
The SNP, Plaid Cymru and UKIP are the new faces in the UK election in 2015 but they reflect a wider change.
The Finns Party celebrating their leap forward.
After four years of a government that put itself at the centre of the EU, Finland has dramatically changed course.