Did France mislead London about Falklands War missile?
Margaret Thatcher and François Mitterand pictured in 1984
Getting to grips with . . .

Did France mislead London about Falklands War missile?

Senior MPs demand answers about ‘kill switch’ on missile that sunk HMS Sheffield 40 years ago
5 May 2022
How the Ukraine war may affect Trump’s 2024 hopes
Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida
Between the lines

How the Ukraine war may affect Trump’s 2024 hopes

Former president’s support base has ‘splintered’ over Russia’s invasion
5 May 2022
The predictions for Putin’s Victory Day parade
A soldier waves a flag during the Victory Day parade in 2015
In Depth

The predictions for Putin’s Victory Day parade

Analysts fear British PoWs may be put on display during military celebration in Moscow
4 May 2022
The countries most reliant on Russian gas
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has backed a move away from Russian gas
Fact file

The countries most reliant on Russian gas

EU energy ministers hold crisis talks after Moscow starts cutting supplies
3 May 2022
The Western weapons push to help Ukraine
A Ukrainian soldier on the frontline in Donbas
The latest on . . .

The Western weapons push to help Ukraine

Officials call for rapid delivery of arms as Russia prepares to escalate battle for Donbas
29 Apr 2022
The battle over the Donbas
Ukrainian soldiers in a tank
In Depth

The battle over the Donbas

Russia’s main war aim in Ukraine is now ‘the liberation of the Donbas’
28 Apr 2022
Gerhard Schröder: the ex-German chancellor turned Putin’s man
Gerhard Schröder addresses journalists in 2020
Profile

Gerhard Schröder: the ex-German chancellor turned Putin’s man

Former leader refuses to quit roles with Russian energy companies
26 Apr 2022
Can Emmanuel Macron unite a divided France?
Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, celebrate his victory in Paris
Between the lines

Can Emmanuel Macron unite a divided France?

President fends off far-right rival Marine Le Pen to secure historic second term
25 Apr 2022
Who will win the 2022 French election?
French President Emmanuel Macron
In Focus

Who will win the 2022 French election?

Emmanuel Macron leading in polls in final hours until run-off vote
22 Apr 2022
Who is Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brückner?
A mugshot of Christian Brückner
Profile

Who is Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brückner?

Currently serving a jail sentence for rape, the German has been linked to a string of child abductions
22 Apr 2022
Russia can still ‘win’ Ukraine war
Ukrainian soldiers guard a checkpoint outside Kyiv
In Brief

Russia can still ‘win’ Ukraine war

Vladimir Putin adjusts tactics after ‘humiliation’ for second phase of invasion
22 Apr 2022
Where does Germany now stand on Ukraine war?
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
In Depth

Where does Germany now stand on Ukraine war?

Berlin again isolated as West sends heavy arms to defend Donbas
20 Apr 2022
The threat posed by IS new ‘global offensive’
The return of Taliban rule has raised fears Afghanistan could become a haven for terrorists
Between the lines

The threat posed by IS new ‘global offensive’

Jihadists told to strike Europe and Israel while Western powers are distracted by Ukraine
20 Apr 2022
From fertiliser to famine: the global food shortage explained
Field in Ukraine
In Depth

From fertiliser to famine: the global food shortage explained

War on Ukraine has sent food prices rocketing and the effects are being felt around the world
15 Apr 2022
What is the evidence of Russian crimes in Ukraine?
Ukraine’s prosecutor general Iryna Venediktova
In Depth

What is the evidence of Russian crimes in Ukraine?

Officials say they have retrieved more than 1,200 bodies from the region surrounding Kyiv
15 Apr 2022
The evidence for Russia’s use of chemical weapons in Ukraine
The aftermath of Russian shelling in the city of Mariupol
Getting to grips with . . .

The evidence for Russia’s use of chemical weapons in Ukraine

UK working ‘urgently’ to confirm reports Moscow deployed ‘poisonous substance’
14 Apr 2022
Will more countries join Nato?
Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (left) addresses reporters alongside her Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin
Behind the scenes

Will more countries join Nato?

Finland and Sweden mulling over plans to abandon neutrality and join military alliance
14 Apr 2022
What would a Marine Le Pen presidency look like?
Marine Le Pen on the campaign trail in Soucy, France
Getting to grips with . . .

What would a Marine Le Pen presidency look like?

Far-right candidate hoping to beat Emmanuel Macron with pledge to stem cost-of-living crisis
14 Apr 2022
Orbán’s re-election ‘bad news for the EU’
Viktor Orbán celebrates on stage
Talking point

Orbán’s re-election ‘bad news for the EU’

Orbán took 54% of vote, allowing him to start fourth consecutive term as Hungary’s PM
14 Apr 2022
Vladimir Putin’s ‘right-hand man’ captured in Ukraine
Viktor Medvedchuk after his arrest by the Security Service of Ukraine
Profile

Vladimir Putin’s ‘right-hand man’ captured in Ukraine

Oligarch known as ‘Grey Cardinal’ pulled strings of pro-Russian forces for decades
13 Apr 2022
Can Macron build a coalition to beat Le Pen?
Emmanuel Macron hits the campaign trail in eastern France
Getting to grips with . . .

Can Macron build a coalition to beat Le Pen?

French president must knit together ‘republican front’ to defeat far-right candidate
13 Apr 2022
Could Marine Le Pen pull off a shock victory?
Marine Le Pen at a rally in Perpignan, France
Getting to grips with . . .

Could Marine Le Pen pull off a shock victory?

Polls suggest far-right candidate could push Emmanuel Macron close in run-off
8 Apr 2022
In hock to Moscow: exploring Germany’s woeful energy policy
Habeck and Scholz
In Brief

In hock to Moscow: exploring Germany’s woeful energy policy

Don’t expect Berlin to wean itself off Russian gas any time soon
8 Apr 2022
Will Emmanuel Macron win again?
French President Emmanuel Macron
Profile

Will Emmanuel Macron win again?

Old rival from the far-right threatens to upset incumbent’s hopes of second term
7 Apr 2022
Russian state media reveals plan for occupied Ukraine
A Ukrainian woman cries after returning to her destroyed neighbourhood in Bucha
Between the lines

Russian state media reveals plan for occupied Ukraine

Moscow would reportedly stage own ‘Nuremberg Trials’ following war victory
5 Apr 2022
Chernobyl: what is the history, impact and present risk?
Chernobyl, Ukraine, Nuclear
In Brief

Chernobyl: what is the history, impact and present risk?

UN atomic agency to investigate reports that Russian troops left with radiation exposure
1 Apr 2022
91,553 fans at the Clasico: a historic night for women’s football
Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas celebrates the victory over Real Madrid
In pictures

91,553 fans at the Clasico: a historic night for women’s football

A world record crowd watched the Women’s Champions League clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid
31 Mar 2022
What happened to Charlotte Angie?
 Carol Maltesi, known as Charlotte Angie
In Focus

What happened to Charlotte Angie?

Neighbour accused of killing adult film star and then posing as her on WhatsApp
30 Mar 2022
How Johnson and Zelenskyy’s friendship ‘blossomed’
Johnson and Zelenskyy in Kyiv
Why we’re talking about . . .

How Johnson and Zelenskyy’s friendship ‘blossomed’

Ukrainian president showers praise on UK prime minister’s response to Russian invasion
30 Mar 2022
Has Kyiv fought off Russia’s invasion?
Ukrainian soldiers stand guard
The latest on . . .

Has Kyiv fought off Russia’s invasion?

Moscow says it is ‘drastically’ cutting back operations around the capital city
29 Mar 2022
The arguments for and against an EU army
Troops outside the EU parliament in Strasbourg
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against an EU army

President Macron wants self-determination for the bloc but some fear operational headaches
29 Mar 2022
Is ‘neo-Nazi’ insurgency in Ukraine a real risk?
Members of the Azov Battalion pray near the city of Kharkiv
Getting to grips with . . .

Is ‘neo-Nazi’ insurgency in Ukraine a real risk?

Far-right Azov Battalion on the front line of battle against Russia
28 Mar 2022
Ukraine war: the atrocities unfolding out of sight
Damaged cars and buildings
In Brief

Ukraine war: the atrocities unfolding out of sight

Vladimir Putin’s strategy of ‘Russification’ is straight from Stalin’s playbook
25 Mar 2022
How Europe ‘changed forever’ in one month of Ukraine war
Men carrying casket
In Depth

How Europe ‘changed forever’ in one month of Ukraine war

Thousands of lives have been lost and millions of people have been displaced
24 Mar 2022
The mystery of the £500m superyacht ‘owned by Putin’
The Scheherazade, docked at the Tuscan port of Marina di Carrara, Tuscany
Behind the scenes

The mystery of the £500m superyacht ‘owned by Putin’

Italian authorities urged to seize six-deck luxury vessel linked to Russian president
23 Mar 2022
Russia vs. Ukraine: military strengths and weaknesses
A wall painting shows Russian and Ukrainian tanks
Expert’s view

Russia vs. Ukraine: military strengths and weaknesses

Vladimir Putin has changed tactics on the battleground and could resort to more lethal weapons
23 Mar 2022
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