Extremists are not ‘capturing’ our systems – they are part of them.
Europe’s radical right and radical left share a distaste for the status quo – but while one turns disquiet into votes, the other fails to make an impact.
Nationalist parties are the most likely to be found dreaming of a glorious past in their campaign literature, especially in central and eastern Europe.
Many mountain lakes in the Pyrenees have turned green, a phenomenon that is a warning about the multiple pressures on ecosystems.
The perceived “otherness” of eastern and central Europe is a complex phenomenon, which a new book on the Polish Nobel laureate’s oeuvre brings to light.
Genetic analysis of two skull fragments dating back almost 40,000 years shows that our species colonised Europe from the east and interbred with our Neanderthal cousins.
A study reveals that baby product advertisers in Europe frequently use pictures inconsistent with recommendations for preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
The autocratic Law and Justice Party looks set to be turfed out by a center-left coalition, which gained more than half of all votes.
Witchcraft is an enduring source of fascination but also prone to popular misconceptions.
Even the most firebrand politicians find they need allies when they reach office, and Meloni’s predicaments make that even more true.
Gains in Bavaria and Hesse mark new territory for a radical-right party that once only really enjoyed support in one region.
Law and Justice emerges as the biggest party but without a majority, leaving the door open for a large coalition led by the former president of the European Council.
Some European countries view wolf protection differently to others. A look at Spain’s experience may explain why.
French artists and intellectuals attempt to salvage the spirit of an era, as French government reveals plans to transform the country’s commercial zones.
Since the 1950s, billions of tons of plastic have been produced and much of it ends up in the environment – even at the bottom of lakes in Finland.
The jokes, memes and skits came thick and fast – but behind the humor were serious points.
In a momentous case, young EU citizens will seek to draw among a range of principles from human rights, such as that of effectiveness, to arm-twist governments into impactful climate action.
Opposition forces in France are using the president’s unpopularity to push for a new constitution. It’s a dangerous game.
A trip abroad marks the return of the British monarchy’s international angle after Charles mother stopped travelling.
Doctors, teachers and dentists are to be forced to report undocumented migrants to the authorities but they are refusing to comply.