The EU's antitrust case against Russian energy giant Gazprom is about competition, but has many political elements to it too.
Syriza came to power promising to renegotiate Greece's relationship with the EU. The fallout of their attempts to do so is a lesson for a UK that would try to do the same.
The SNP, Plaid Cymru and UKIP are the new faces in the UK election in 2015 but they reflect a wider change.
The main parties are spending most of their time arguing over the speed and extent of cuts, when they should be talking about growth.
After four years of a government that put itself at the centre of the EU, Finland has dramatically changed course.
The Green Party doesn't appear to have thought about their EU policy very much.
Above and beyond a defence of membership, the manifesto makes little in the way of pledges about EU policy.
Thousands of miles of olive groves across southeastern Italy are threatened by the Xylella fastidiosa bacterium.
Jean-Marie and Marine need to split up in a way that benefits them both.
Persistent misconceptions over the nature of the Greek bail-out play a subtle but key role in sustaining a damaging mythology – and preventing a viable treatment of the crisis.
Opening his campaign, Miliband warned an EU referendum would be bad for business. But not holding one could have serious consequences too.
The advocates (and beneficiaries) of austerity are succeeding in cornering the country worst hit by the euro crisis.
After the 2010 election, the coalition promptly ordered a huge review of the EU. Then it spent years ignoring the findings.
Will Spain's general election really be an anti-austerity wave – or something much more messy?
Yanis Varoufakis was supposed to have an academic advantage in tangled talks with the Troika. But politics can mess with the most careful plans.
Europe is famously tesselated, with different cultural and language groups clustering in different regions. But how did they all get there? And how are they related?
A radical new system is to bring parity to regional councils.
Rivalry between the Russian president's allies could be making his life hard.
There is little appetite in Europe for substantive discussion of the UK’s place in the EU.
Don't believe everything you hear before polling day.