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Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson: has revived and expanded his financial claims about Brexit. Photograph:  Rick Findler/PA Wire

Conservative Eurosceptics have dismissed Donald Tusk’s suggestion that Britain could change its mind on Brexit in time to reverse the article 50 withd(...)

Marine Le Pen: said France was “a society where the law of armed thugs reigns”. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

It was just a casual remark after her formal speech, but it showed yet again how the leader of the extreme right-wing Front National brings everything(...)

Czech presidential candidate Jiri Drahos: has  faced a string of unfounded allegations on fake news sites and social media, including that he is a paedophile, collaborated with the communist-era secret police, and wants to flood the Czech Republic with refugees. Photograph:  Martin Divisek/EPA

Czech presidential challenger Jiri Drahos has been warned to expect dirty tricks and fake news attacks ahead of this month’s run-off with incumbent Mi(...)

Tomas Synacek and Lucie Venglovska at their accomodation on South Circular Road, Dublin. “Apollo House was a new start for us,” says  Tomas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Czech couple, who came to Ireland in May 2015 “for a new life” but spent more than a year sleeping rough, now have a home and one is interning with (...)

Czech presidential candidate Jiri Drahos: said he would travel around the regions, where he will seek to quash criticism he is bland and lacks the common touch of his rival. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters

The political temperature in the Czech Republic is rising ahead of a presidential election run-off and uncertainty over prospects for a new government(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May:  how will the EU act when it comes to securing a trade deal with a country that is still the fifth largest economy in the world? Photograph: EPA

Here comes another tortuous year of Brexit, and it will be tiresome to read about. So I’m getting in early. The frothing anti-EU British press will de(...)

Security staff of Czech president Milos Zeman (not in picture) detain a woman member of the Femen organisation after she confronted the president on Friday. Photograph:  Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

Czechs have begun voting in a presidential election that is expected to deliver a tight finish between Eurosceptic, Russia-friendly incumbent Milos Z(...)

An election poster of Czech president Miloš Zeman. Photograph: Martin Divisek/EPA

The main challenger in this week’s Czech presidential elections has vowed to restore a liberal, pro-EU outlook to his country if he defeats Miloš Zema(...)

Czech prime minister Andrej Babis: faces allegations of illegally accessing some €2 million in EU funds. Photograph: Martin Divisek/EPA

The Czech parliament has unexpectedly postponed a confidence vote in the government of billionaire Czech prime minister Andrej Babis, who faces alleg(...)

New Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki (right) and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban at a welcoming ceremony for the former in front of the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, today. Mr Morawiecki is on an official visit to Hungary. Photograph: Tamas Kovacs/EPA

Hungary and Poland have urged the European Union not to interfere in their affairs and demanded a strong role for their region in shaping the future o(...)

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