Douglas Webber regrets that European leaders have been so slow to support President Emmanuel Macron’s European initiatives. Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

Brexit is the fourth major crisis to hit the European Union in a decade, Douglas Webber, professor of political science at Insead business school, rem(...)

 Marine Le Pen,  leader of far-right Front National. She denounces dire forecasts as fear-mongering by her opponents. Photograph: Mathieu Cugnot/EPA

There will be no jubilant crowds waving blue-and-gold European flags and singing Beethoven’s Ode to Joy in French streets on Saturday to mark the 60th(...)

Star power: Angela Lansbury in the Broadway musical Mame, in 1966. Photograph: Jack Mitchell/Getty

One might imagine that Angela Lansbury has had her fill of awards and gleaming statuettes. Today she’s in New York, walking down the red carpet as an (...)