EU

The EU’s foreign policy chief is a lightweight

The Greeks do not — indeed cannot — pay their debts and yet they do not want to leave the euro. Something has got to give

‘Maybe the British stance is not born out of an insular stubbornness-it may, on the contrary, re-invigorate the European idea itself’

David Cameron says he ‘gets the message’ of the EU elections. But only a fundamental renegotiation will restore trust in the PM

Its time for the metropolitan elites to broaden their horizons

The must be clearer information on the cost of Britain’s EU membership

‘Like everyone else in Kiev my friend has been having nightmares’

The Ukraine crisis has revealed the incoherence of the Obama doctrine. Until the US reasserts itself, liberal democracy is in danger

‘Ever since its creation in 1972 the Front National has baffled commentators. No one seems able to decide what the party stands for or where it came from’