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A pro-EU,  anti-Brexit protester in London: The willingness of EU leaders to circumvent MEPs’ involvement in the election of commission president Ursula von der Leyen has led to calls to give them more teeth. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

It’s an explicit recognition that the whole Brexit affair reflected a wide alienation of citizens across the EU. The EU must now find ways of bridging(...)

Gabriele D’Annunzio giving a speech in front of  legionnaires on March 18th,  1920, in Rijeka, Croatia. Rijeka is, along with Galway, European Capital of Culture 2020. Photograph: De Agostini via Getty Images

In a couple of weeks’ time, the two European Capitals of Culture for 2020 will be up and running. It may not have received much attention in this part(...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen greets Croatia’s prime  minister Andrej Plenkovic at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

Every new presidency of the EU has its own flavour, its own national initiative to mark it out from the rest and to be remembered by. Croatia, a grou(...)

Croatia prime minister Andrej Plenkovic (right) looks on next to EU council president Charles Michel, during their meeting in Zagreb, Croatia  January 9th. Photograph:  Denis Lovrovic/AFP via Getty

Ireland is not alone among EU states preoccupied with borders dividing its people. What Brexit may yet do to the island, accession to the EU seven yea(...)

Zoran Milanovic and his wife Sanja Music Milanovic celebrate following the initial results in Croatia’s presidential election. Photograph: Denis Lovrovic/AFP via Getty

Conservative Croatian prime minister Andrej Plenkovic has predicted a “hard cohabitation” with incoming leftist president Zoran Milanovic, as the coun(...)

Burned out remains sit on a plot of land after a bushfire went through an area, in Wingello, New South Wales. Photograph: EPA

Two more people were missing in remote parts of the Australian state of New South Wales as rain and cooler temperatures brought some welcome relief to(...)

  Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: has faced criticism for pandering to the Croatian far right. Photograph: Antonio Bat

Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic faces a tough fight to retain power in an election run-off on Sunday, as the country braces for a possible(...)

Smoke billows from a fire burning at East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Photograph: Handout/EPA

The navy began evacuating thousands of people stranded in tourist towns along Australia’s east coast on Friday as the escalating bush fire disaster an(...)

Tourists in Lake Conjola, a popular holiday destination in Australia, take refuge on a beach from wildfires on Tuesday. Photograph: Matthew Abbott/The New York Times.

Thousands of tourists have fled Australia’s wildfire-ravaged eastern coast ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people tr(...)

Favouring family members of friends in business or public institutions was considered the most common corrupt practice in the EU. Photograph: iStock

Irish companies consider corruption to be far less of a problem in doing business than most of their European counterparts, according to the findings (...)

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