• 22 Jul 2017

    The US journalist, who has written extensively on eastern Europe, says the Polish government’s plans to remove the country’s independent judiciary is “illegal” and a direct challenge to the European Union.

  • 20 Jul 2017

    The European Union’s chief negotiator said today that there are “fundamental differences” between the bloc and the United Kingdom. The second round of Brexit talks concluded with arguments over the divorce settlement with Michel Barnier warning “accounts must be settled”. But Brexit Secretary David Davis was more upbeat.

  • 17 Jul 2017

    Sir Simon Fraser, former chief civil servant at the Foreign Office, says “clearer political leadership” is needed as the UK negotiates with the EU over Brexit. He says the EU wants a “clear, organised approach” from the UK.

  • 17 Jul 2017

    Brexit Secretary David Davis has insisted it’s time to “get down to work” as Britain began the second round of  negotiations in Brussels. But he only stayed at the talks for a couple of hours, without apparently taking any notes. Theresa May is to warn ministers to stop leaking the contents of Cabinet discussions, after…

  • 15 Jul 2017

    The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted his party would respect last year’s referendum vote to leave the European Union, after Tony Blair said it is still possible Britain could stay in a reformed EU. The former prime minister suggested European leaders had told him they could compromise on the principle of free movement of…

  • 23 Jun 2017

    What do EU citizens living in this country think about their future after Brexit? Will they feel welcome? How secure do they feel? Michael Crick has been finding out.

  • 23 Jun 2017

    “Below our expectations.” “Particularly vague”. “Not a breakthrough.” Yes, it’s fair to say there was a less than ecstatic response from the other European leaders to Theresa May’s promise that three million EU citizens will be able to stay in the UK after Brexit. At the end of her first EU summit since she failed…

  • 22 Jun 2017

    Two weeks after a General Election that was supposed to make her stronger in Europe, Theresa May is in Brussels – a diminished figure amongst the EU leaders.

  • 25 May 2017

    What can Nato get from Donald Trump’s first visit?

    One defence expert tells me that the US Defence secretary and the US Secretary of State have effectively been quietly coaching Nato members and senior officials in how to handle their boss.

  • 15 May 2017

    Promising more pragmatism in their relationship, and a roadmap to reform the EU, the new French President Emmanuel Macron has been holding talks with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, just a day after he was sworn into office.

  • 11 May 2017

    The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has promised to work with Ireland to avoid the return of a hard border with Northern Ireland, telling a joint session of the Irish parliament that “nothing should put peace at risk.” Our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson is in Dublin now.

  • 29 Apr 2017

    Joining us live from Brussels is the Belgian Green MEP Phillippe Lamberts and from Hampshire by Daniel Hannan the Conservative MEP for South East England

  • 29 Apr 2017

    All 27 EU leaders have spoken with one voice: taking just 15 minutes to agree a tough stance on Brexit at today’s special summit in Brussels.

  • 30 Mar 2017

    What will Europe make of today’s headlines?

    Denis MacShane always used to say, the thing you need to remember about Europe is that “we don’t read their papers but they read ours.” Ponder what they make of these.

  • 24 Mar 2017

    The cost of Britain leaving the European Union will be around £50bn, according to Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, who said the UK would have to settle up for commitments it had already made.