Protection racket
The EU is trying to become a welfare superstate
But its powers to deliver on its “social pillar” are limited
Whatever it took?
Can the European Union learn from its fiscal mistakes?
A gathering economic recovery shows it sometimes can
Battling Borisov
Bulgaria’s outgoing prime minister is under fire
Explosive allegations in parliament
Where did everyone go?
Pandemic tourism in Turkey
Turks are stuck indoors. Foreigners have the country to themselves
Green steel
Plentiful renewable energy is opening up a new industrial frontier
Competitors are alarmed
A revolution and a rematch
Four decades after Mitterrand’s victory, France’s left is in trouble
And so is the mainstream right
Dublin saw it coming
How the Irish Republic is making the best of Brexit
The North is finding things harder
From rage to disillusion
Ten years after Spain’s indignados protests
Politics are still broken
Prison break
France worries about how to handle released terrorists
Many more are due to leave prison soon
Meet the man who could oust Viktor Orban, Hungary’s strongman
Gergely Karacsony wants his country to stop being a byword for cronyism
Red in robe, green in thought
A court ruling triggers a big change in Germany’s climate policy
Tougher targets will follow
A no-wine situation
In Turkey’s latest covid-19 lockdown, alcohol sales are barred
A backlash brews, as critics fear encroaching Islamism

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