Relations between the UK and France are often portrayed as a history of at best mutual suspicion and at worst open hostility..
All the drama has played out in the UK lately – with very little regard for whether any of the options under discussion would be acceptable to the EU.
The political class is tearing itself to pieces, and journalists are making sure we can read all about it. But beyond Westminster, why would people care about things they can do nothing about?
A no-deal Brexit means the immediate imposition of import duties and various controls on UK-EU trade.
As Boris Johnson's tactics cause deep rifts within the Conservative Party, the UK faces a Brexit of radical conservatism - and plenty of risks.
The EU's next research programme needs to change how universities and business work together.
Is this all part of Boris Johnson's master plan to negotiate a better Brexit deal with the EU?
The system of multilateral international co-operation looks increasingly fragile.
The EU is loathe to let treaties fail, given the sunk costs of negotiating them, but it may walk away if Johnson doesn't change his tune.
Every so often a 'sure thing' comes along when the markets decide that a currency is going to move in only one direction.
Daphne Caruana Galizia was investigating several corruption scandals when she was murdered in 2017. The government continues to avoid serious investigations into the allegations.
With the risk of a nuclear conflict seeming higher than ever, how much do EU citizens really know about nuclear weapons and their use? A new survey provides striking answers.
The stories we tell about our histories can have a powerful impact on current events – and research shows how.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
European states have the legal and moral obligation to resume search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean. Spain's Salvamento Maritimo should lead the way.
Standoffs at sea represent yet another attempt by EU officials to obstruct the movement of migrants by producing further bureaucratic blockades to mobility.
In trying to win over hostile MEPs, the new president of the Commission made some bold promises.
They've been right so far – and the crowd is now forecasting another Article 50 extension.
The road ahead remains rocky for Greece's newly elected prime minister.
It's not just that the new top team only represents western states. Several of them seem rather unprepared to lead the union.