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Matteo Salvini said recently that the euro was “absolutely irreversible”. The leader of Italy’s League party is not the only populist in Europe to hav(...)

East German border guards look through a hole in the Berlin Wall after demonstrators pulled down the segment at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Photograph: Lionel Cironneau/File/AP Photo

Thirty years ago today the Berlin Wall fell. At the time it was widely thought that the main economic beneficiaries of the collapse of communism would(...)

Sylvie Goulard is being investigated by the EU anti-fraud unit Olaf. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

A third nominee to the next European Commission has been rejected by MEPs. In an embarrassing rebuke to president-designate Ursula von der Leyen, who (...)

Stung by the gilets jaunes revolt, the continuing rise of the far-right and the persistent slur that his La République en Marche is a purely bourgeois party, the president has made immigration a theme of his autumn agenda. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

In approaching immigration, Emmanuel Macron need only look to his immediate predecessors in the Élysée Palace to see how not to do it. One of the keys(...)

France’s president Emmanuel Macron: believes the far right must not be allowed to continue to monopolise the immigration issue. Photograph: Eric Cabanis/AFP via Getty Images

Immigration is the most explosive issue in French politics, yet president Emmanuel Macron decided to make it a key theme this autumn. The National Ass(...)

Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, speaks with Giuseppe Conte, Italy’s prime minister, after a press conference ahead of their dinner at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

French president Emmanuel Macron’s short trip to Rome on Wednesday night ended the 15 worst months in Franco-Italian relations in recent memory, and s(...)

The US needs to catch up with Europe on data protection in order to protect its democracy, a data activist who took Cambridge Analytica to court has said. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Having “muscular” data protection regulation matters to democracy, a data activist, who took Cambridge Analytica (CA) to court has said. In Dublin t(...)

Marine Le Pen: Communities with a strong military or paramilitary presence all voted in greater percentages for her, the Front National and the Rassemblement National. Photograph: Sylvain Lefevre/Getty

The proportion of the French military voting for the far-right peaked in the immediate aftermath of jihadist attacks in 2015, subsided somewhat in the(...)

In his 1872 poetry collection The Terrible Year, the great French writer Victor Hugo wrote, “Je voudrais n’être pas Français pour pouvoir dire/ Q(...)

Marion Marechál, niece of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, delivers a speech on education in Paris in May last year. Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images

Marion Maréchal, the 29-year-old heir apparent of the French far-right, says she is playing a long game. The politician and niece of Rassemblement Na(...)

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