European cohesion

The truth about European solidarity during corona

National impulses led to border closures and export restrictions on medical supplies during the corona crisis. But even in the earliest days of Europe’s exposure to the novel virus, pan-European solidarity was on display.

Final call: Macron goes to Poland

Emmanuel Macron should not shrink from addressing Poland’s democratic backsliding when he visits next week – and other EU leaders should quickly follow his lead

Spain’s new culture war

The inauguration of the most fragmented parliament since 1978 will usher in a period of culture war centring on national identity

Germany and the crisis of Atlanticism

With the US opting out of its traditional European role, the “German question” has returned. And European leaders will need to make sacrifices if they are to address it.