European Elections

Hungary in the EU: From front runner to veto player

A convincing victory for Victor Orban will reinforce the Hungarian veto role in the EU. However, the country has only marginal influence beyond its neighbourhood on EU policies.

Italy votes: Europe in the Italian election

The primary European issues in the Italian election debate are migration, the future of the eurozone, and security/defence. 

Too soon for champagne toasts to GroKo

The grand coalition treaty is strongly pro-European in tone, but the devil is in the details – and it could yet be rejected by SPD members

The long and winding road to Jamaica

The indications are this new German government will struggle to take advantage of the foreign policy opportunities presented by this election