Europe

Norwegian to offer flights to New York for less than £60
Norwegian has announced plans to launch flights from Britain to the US for less than £60 – reducing its current prices by more than 50 per cent. Dancing With the Stars revealed its season 21 celebrity-professional dancer pairings during Good Morning America on…
Angela Merkel’s CDU Is Still Not Sure How It Feels About Muslims
In a 2018 government declaration, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacted to growing voices within her party who questioned her policies during the refugee crisis by stating that “There is no question that the historical character of our country is Christian…
Belarus: Is There a Way Out of the Crisis?
Belarus is politically deadlocked. The peaceful movement protesting against veteran ruler Alexander Lukashenko and the manipulation of the presidential election on August 9 is too strong for the state to simply suppress it by force. As long as the political…
As Europe Weakens, Turkey Is on the Rise
The horrific experience of World War II compelled European leaders to establish a supranational organization that is now the European Union, which, if successful, would create among its members, especially between Germany and France, an unbreakable bond, preventing the otherwise…
Spain’s Monarchy Is at a Crossroads Amid Corruption Scandal
The former king of Spain, Juan Carlos de Bourbon, is facing growing allegations of corruption from Spanish public prosecutors. The current scandal will have an unprecedented impact on the future of the Spanish monarchy, an opaque institution that has been…
Boris Johnson Pushes Unreason to an Extreme
The Guardian offered its readers what is certainly the most comic and hyperreal sentence of the week when it reported that “Boris Johnson accused the EU of preparing to go to ‘extreme and unreasonable lengths’ in Brexit talks as he…