Rising protectionism has the potential to have major negative effects on many European companies, yet firms have been largely absent from the public conversation. Why?
European figureheads have spoken out against Capitol rioters but also know they have problems in their own back yard.
English will remain an official EU language – even after Brexit – and this will impact the way it evolves.
A lesson from Greece on why driving a hard bargain with the EU does not end well.
The British foreign secretary, Francis Osborne, tried to negotiate free trade deals with eight European rivals in the late 18th century. Guess how many bit the dust.
Five principles of bargaining to help you understand what’s going on in the Brexit negotiations.
The lack of respect shown to a senior civil servant working hard to make Brexit work is troubling.
The way that the EU dealt with its CETA trade deal with Canada makes it clear to Britain that negotiating a free trade agreement will be very long and difficult.
The CETA crisis will be resolved before long but the lessons of Wallonia point to a bigger European crisis.
And where do they come from?
Explaining how the European Parliament and Commission combine to represent the interests of 28 member states.
England and Scotland see Europe differently and the EU question could hasten the end of the Union.
Boris Johnson has made this claim repeatedly – and he’s not the only one.
The U.S. and France responded to terrorist acts by passing surveillance laws. What could Belgium learn from their example?
It made the headlines, but the numbers don’t add up.
Evidence suggests that the threat is not being taken seriously enough.
How easy is it to recognise a suspect from a CCTV image?
The road to radicalisation can morph from an idea about noble deeds.
Belgian police have done little to win hearts and minds in this neighbourhood.
Brussels is forever preaching women’s rights to member states, but it always seems to be men giving the orders.