German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on next to French President Emmanuel Macron during an EU summit in Brussels on July 20, 2020 (JOHN THYS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

A continent divided by the pandemic

Ethan Lou: Back where I spent my childhood, the COVID-19 crisis has thrust an uncomfortable truth into the fore, that European solidarity is weakening

Donald Trump’s farewell tour

The world has taken measure of the president and found a person not to be taken seriously. It’s the end of the American century.

Losing the struggle for Europe

From the rise of nationalist forces to Russian interference to Brexit, Europe is under attack and on the edge of disintegration

The far right takes root in Europe

Will far-right populism become a mainstream view in European politics? France’s upcoming election will offer a first test.

After Brexit, a timely read on Charlemagne, ‘father of Europe’

Johannes Fried looks at the moments that formed the legendary Frankish ruler

That Brexit graffiti: One picture, nearly 1,000 words

What do the U.K.’s Boris Johnson and the U.S.’s Donald Trump, depicted locking lips, have in common? A story about taking back control of a nation

Paul Wells: Europe’s breaking point

Targeted by terror and overcome by waves of refugees—a grand experiment is stumbling. A special report by political editor Paul Wells

With the attacks on Brussels, Europe’s crisis of competence boils over

It is time for Europe to finally abolish its network of terrorist safe havens, says Terry Glavin

Chart: A history of terror-related deaths and attacks in France

The death toll in the wake the Paris terror attacks was horrific—and historic.

Princess Charlotte’s friends in high places

The continent is in the midst of a royal baby boom

Angela Merkel: The real leader of the free world

How the reluctant German chancellor became the one person capable of stopping Putin and saving Europe. Michael Petrou reports from Berlin

France’s Jewish exodus—to Britain

In the wake of the Paris attacks, thousands of French Jews are fleeing—not to Israel, but to Britain