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A stairs inside the Central European University  building in Budapest: the university has been forced to move to Vienna. Photograph: Attila Kisbenede

The head of Hungary’s Central European University has called it a “dark day for Europe” as the renowned liberal college announced that it was being fo(...)

Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

“There is,” as the independent MEP Marian Harkin observed with some serious diplomatic understatement, “ample opportunity to misspend.” Matt Carthy o(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban addresses supporters after the announcement of  partial results of parliamentary elections in Budapest, Hungary, in April. File photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

A row over “European values” has led to a severing of links between the Fidesz party of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban and the centrist Christi(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker (left) embraces Catalan centre-right politician Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida, as Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy stands by, at the European Peoples Party congress in Madrid on Wednesday. Photograph: Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

Think Fine Gael Ardfheis , European-style. This week close to 3,000 delegates are descending on Madrid for the European People’s Party congress, a mee(...)

 Former prime minister of Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Juncker, addresses delegates during the European People’s Party congress in Dublin yesterday. He has been chosen as the EPP’s candidate to head the European Commission. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Jean-Claude Juncker has been centrally involved in the running of European institutions for most of his professional life. He was Europe’s long(...)

At its congress in the National Convention Centre in Dublin, starting today, the European People’s Party (EPP) will designate its candidate for(...)

Later this week, Dublin will be visited by 16 European heads of state, 2,000 delegates and over 500 members of the international media, when Fi(...)