European Union

Why the clocks go forward: a history of British Summer Time

Briefing
Thu 26 Mar, AT 12:07

The simple matter of putting the clocks forward by an hour in spring has always sparked discord

Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe: why the EU is easing sanctions

Briefing
Thu 19 Feb, AT 14:31

Robert Mugabe is offered an economic 'olive branch' – but what exactly is going on in Zimbabwe?

Leader of Syriza Alexis Tsipras

Greek elections: will Syriza victory trigger a 'Grexit'?

Briefing
Mon 26 Jan, AT 09:26

Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party wins over voters with plans to reject austerity and cancel Greece's debt

David Cameron meets Angela Merkel: what's on the agenda?

Briefing
Wed 7 Jan, AT 10:21

A single unguarded comment by Merkel 'could torpedo Cameron's promised EU renegotiation'

Google privacy row: what does Google know about you?

Briefing
Mon 29 Sep, AT 15:43

Regulators say Google's privacy policy is too vague and raises 'deep concerns about data protection'

New economic sanctions target Russia's biggest businesses

One-Minute Read
Fri 12 Sep, AT 13:08

US and EU sanctions increase pressure on Moscow to withdraw support from east Ukrainian rebels

Catalans queuing outside a polling station in the Delegation of the Catalan Government in Paris

Catalonia backs independence in vote which 'means nothing'

One-Minute Read
Mon 10 Nov, AT 14:16

The north-eastern region votes by 80% to leave Spain, in a ballot that Madrid has refused to recognise

The First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond

What happens if Scotland votes for independence?

Briefing
Mon 8 Sep, AT 10:34

In ten days' time, Scotland could vote for independence. Here's what would happen after that momentous decision

Jordan's King Abdullah II and former Israeli president Shimon Peres at the World Economic Forum 2009

Israel picks Jordan over Europe for 15-year gas deal

One-Minute Read
Fri 5 Sep, AT 11:24

Jordan will get $15bn of gas from Israel, dashing European hopes of cutting energy dependence on Russia

An amored personnel carrier in eastern Ukraine

Ukraine: Russian troops and tanks cross border, Nato says

One-Minute Read
Thu 13 Nov, AT 10:08

Incursion could violate the peace treaty as Ukrainian troops prepare for combat operations in the east

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