The political class is tearing itself to pieces, and journalists are making sure we can read all about it. But beyond Westminster, why would people care about things they can do nothing about? [Read now...]
The extremely small majority by which Ursula von der Leyen passed in the European Parliament confirms our forecasts on what we can expect in the next 5 years in EU politics. [Read now...]
It’s a slippery concept but academics have reached agreement on some of its fundamental elements. [Read now...]
Are Europe’s new leaders up to the job? Brussels appointment process raises serious legitimacy questions.
It’s not just that the new top team only represents western states. Several of them seem rather unprepared to lead the union. [Read now...]
Due to the arithmetic of the new Parliament, the centrist political group now named Renew Europe will hold the key to most of the policy decisions. [Read now...]
The collapse of talks to form a coalition government in Germany has left an unsettling sense of uncertainty in Europe’s biggest democracy. In a country where stability is valued above all else, no-one is sure what comes next. [Read now...]