Migrants from the Middle East wait outside a train station in Budapest on their way across Europe.
A green card lottery would give so-called economic migrants a legal route to Europe.
Pick me! I’ve got an idea!
A run down of what each has to say on the top issue of the summer.
Taking the mic. Varoufakis.
Greece's 'accidental economist' speaks to the UK's leading minds on Syriza, the troika, and whether he’s just a little over-exposed.
Hamilton is shown whispering into Ben Franklin’s ear in Howard Chandler Christy’s depiction of the signing of the Constitution.
Alexander Hamilton and the policies he pursued as America's first treasury secretary set the US on a course of national unity. That’s just what Europe needs today.
Did we miss him?
The statute of limitations is expiring on some of the charges against the Wikileaks founder – but not all of them.
Testing the boundaries of civility.
UK Ministry of Defence
The UK is angry at Spain for chasing boats into its territory. Enough already.
Migrants running on the shuttle tracks in August.
France's policy towards migrants has been to make them invisible – and criminalise their support networks.
Up in flames: the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare in 2014 was a smoke-filled celebration.
South African forensics may provide clues to the 400-year-old mystery of what was smoked in pipes found in Shakespeare's garden.
Surveying the current world order, one might be forgiven for thinking that it is essentially ungovernable. Chaos, conflict and crises seem to be the order of the day. The phrase “international order” seems…
The growing migrant camp known as the “New Jungle”.
While politicians talk security, a humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the French coast.
When it comes to Europe, Germany can't win either way.
Who has time for tea with 28 different world leaders?
For US leaders, the UK is both important and not important enough.
Henry James renounced his American citizenship in 1915 in response to his country’s inaction.
When Henry James renounced his American citizenship in 1915 in response to his country's inaction, he spearheaded a movement of writers who refused to sit on the sidelines amid turmoil in Europe.
The deal is done with Europe, and the people aren't happy about it.
In bank stress tests, what’s worse: runs or lemons (the other kind)?
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US regulators chose to reveal detailed information to the public about the state of the banks. They were able to be so transparent, without triggering a run, because of a strong fiscal backstop.
Mourners at a funeral for the bombing victims.
The government is already under fire for failing to protect Kurds from Islamic State.
How to explain Greece’s bailout puzzle?
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No one seems to really believe the latest bailout plan will work without debt relief. But the only way to get Greece to adopt essential reforms is to pretend it isn't in the cards.
A Greek tragedy.
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Being poor doesn't make you a bad parent but families need protective factors to counter the negative ones.
When the International Monetary Fund (IMF) criticises the European Union’s policies toward Greece as too harsh and threatens not to co-operate, we should pay attention. The IMF, after all, has developed…
Greece takes its medicine.
One thing is clear: if you need bailing out, your voters no longer matter.