German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on next to French President Emmanuel Macron during an EU summit in Brussels on July 20, 2020 (JOHN THYS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

A continent divided by the pandemic

Ethan Lou: Back where I spent my childhood, the COVID-19 crisis has thrust an uncomfortable truth into the fore, that European solidarity is weakening
U.S. President Donald Trump adjusts his jacket after pushing past Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

Donald Trump’s farewell tour

The world has taken measure of the president and found a person not to be taken seriously. It’s the end of the American century.
People hold placard during a protest in Heroesí square against a new law that would undermine Central European University in Budapest

Losing the struggle for Europe

From the rise of nationalist forces to Russian interference to Brexit, Europe is under attack and on the edge of disintegration
French Far-Right Front National (FN) Party President Marine Le Pen Presents Her Wishes To The Press

The far right takes root in Europe

Will far-right populism become a mainstream view in European politics? France’s upcoming election will offer a first test.
Charlemagne receives Alcuin, 780. Artist: Schnetz, Jean-Victor (1787-1870)

After Brexit, a timely read on Charlemagne, ’father of Europe’

Johannes Fried looks at the moments that formed the legendary Frankish ruler
Brexit  Referendum mural in Stokes

That Brexit graffiti: One picture, nearly 1,000 words

What do the U.K.’s Boris Johnson and the U.S.’s Donald Trump, depicted locking lips, have in common? A story about taking back control of a nation
Daily Life In Brussels After Terror Attacks

Paul Wells: Europe’s breaking point

Targeted by terror and overcome by waves of refugees—a grand experiment is stumbling. A special report by political editor Paul Wells
Belgian Security

With the attacks on Brussels, Europe’s crisis of competence boils over

It is time for Europe to finally abolish its network of terrorist safe havens, says Terry Glavin

Chart: A history of terror-related deaths and attacks in France

The death toll in the wake the Paris terror attacks was horrific—and historic.
Official Presentation Of The Monaco Twins : Princess Gabriella of Monaco  And Prince Jacques of Monaco At The Palace Balcony

Princess Charlotte’s friends in high places

The continent is in the midst of a royal baby boom