The road to EU membership is usually a long process, sometimes taking decades.
In Kyiv in February 2014, riot police line up opposite crosses marking the deaths of protesters. More than 10,000 people have been killed since the Euromaidan protests began in late 2013.
For Ukrainians, the legacy of the Euromaidan revolution is decidedly mixed, and for the protesters who waved European Union flags EU membership now looks like a distant dream.
Italy’s political future hangs in the balance – will it see another chaotic grand coalition, or take an anti-EU populist step into the unknown?
Preparing for the birthday party in Pristina.
Europe’s youngest state badly wants into the EU, but the hurdles in place are high.
Considering how central these people seemed to be to the campaign, it’s interesting how vague everyone is being about their future.
European Council President, Donald Tusk, meets Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on a visit to Ankara in September 2015.
Turkish President Press Office
Supporters of the campaign for Brexit claim the UK could not veto Turkish accession to the EU. We asked two academics to check the facts.
Just what are the fruits of the union?
The EU is responsible for a whole lot more than just making it illegal to eat your pet horse.
Riven by political corruption and patronage, Macedonia’s EU membership looks further away than ever.
Making the case.
David Cameron says he’s fighting for the country. But it remains to be seen what would actually count as a victory.
Not a smile to be had.
David Cameron and his government will have to be masters of tactics to get through this parliament. They’re already correcting their course.
Just the two of us.
The EU membership renegotiations are already leaving David Cameron behind, but he can still seize the initiative again.
Together forever? Maybe not…
Renegotiation, reform, repatriation - only one will work.
Greens leader Natalie Bennett at the party’s manifesto launch.
Our experts review the evidence behind the Green Party’s big ticket policies.
Abide with me, not Juncker.
The Conservative promise to hold a referendum on the UK’s European Union membership has been presented as a clear dividing line between the three main parties in the 2015 election campaign. While the Conservatives…
Miliband appealed to spooked businesses with a warning about the EU.
Opening his campaign, Miliband warned an EU referendum would be bad for business. But not holding one could have serious consequences too.
Both still standing - for now.
Most commentators agreed that Nigel Farage won round one of the Clegg vs Farage debates – if only on points. The UKIP leader was able to convey a clear message that the UK is marginalised in the EU and…
Very nice, Andy, but how do you feel about the in/out referendum?
Andy Murray’s historic victory at Wimbledon sparked instant debate about whether his was a win for Scotland or Britain. Clearly, First Minister Alex Salmond was in little doubt, as he akwardly attempted…
British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised the electorate an “in or out” referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU by 2017.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced an “in/out” referendum for UK voters on European Union (EU) membership, scheduled for 2017. There were few surprises in this, as the full text of his…