European Union

Theresa May enters the Brexit minefield

3 September 2016 9:00 am

When David Cameron resigned, the Conservative Party Board pushed back the planned date for the election of a new leader…

Italy never learns from its earthquakes – so how about a plague of rats?

3 September 2016 9:00 am

 Lido di Dante, Ravenna When the earthquake struck in the dead of night at 3.36 a.m. — the Devil’s Hour…

Why is Theresa May threatening Britain's EU nationals over Brexit?

23 July 2016 9:00 am

This week’s lead article, as read by Lara Prendergast Helga Hunter met her husband Michael when he was a Scots…

The dream of a European Turkey is drifting away

23 July 2016 9:00 am

The failed coup risks pushing my country into Middle Eastern turmoil

Frexit? Stranger things have happened

9 July 2016 9:00 am

The Brexit vote is throwing French politics into turmoil too

Will the sick man of Europe dare to follow us out?

2 July 2016 9:00 am

Will Italy, the sick man of Europe, dare to follow us out?

Most of the great and the good who say Vote Remain are on the EU payroll

11 June 2016 9:00 am

For Brexit enthusiasts, Why Vote Leave by Daniel Hannan is an essential primer

In this EU referendum, every vote will be a leap in the dark

4 June 2016 9:00 am

Complaining about the EU referendum campaign has become an integral part of the referendum; even Delia Smith has got in…

How Leave can win (or at least lose with honour)

28 May 2016 9:00 am

It may be too late. But with only about three weeks before our referendum on EU membership I am itching…

Sorry, Chancellor, but the economic argument for the EU has not been won. Here’s why

21 May 2016 9:00 am

A Ryanair plane in a Stansted hangar was not the best backdrop for George Osborne’s claim that the economic argument…

Don’t rule out Referendum Two: the Tory ‘Leave’ genie’s out of the bottle

21 May 2016 9:00 am

As the Queen read out her government’s agenda on Wednesday morning, David Cameron could have been forgiven for thinking about…

David Cameron is heading for a hollow victory in the EU referendum

23 April 2016 9:00 am

‘Nothing except a battle lost can be half as melancholy as a battle won,’ wrote the Duke of Wellington after…

Global brand: Nestlé of Switzerland ‘will still be selling chocolate in 100 years time’

The other side of the Alps: living and investing in Switzerland

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Why Switzerland is such a great place to live and invest — and so happy it stayed out of the EU

Oh Lord, free us from Brussels: the sale of ‘L’Angelus’ (1858) by Jean-Francois Millet prompted the introduction of ‘droit de suite’

Why Britain’s world-class galleries and auction houses could benefit from Brexit

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Why Britain’s world-class galleries and auction houses could benefit from Brexit

Portrait of the week

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, having continued talks through the night in Brussels, announced that he had achieved a ‘special status’ for…

I'm voting 'leave' to go back to the 1970s. What's wrong with that?

27 February 2016 9:00 am

I don’t remember the last European referendum being nearly as dramatic as the current one. In 1975, we were being…

David Cameron is presenting all the wrong arguments for staying in the EU

13 February 2016 9:00 am

It is normally in the final, frantic days of a campaign that a multitude of dubious claims are made. But…

Go back and get more from the EU, Prime Minister

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Throughout his negotiations with the European Union, David Cameron was fatally undermined by his own lack of resolve. He was…

The ‘in’ side’s shockingly bad start in the EU referendum campaign

30 January 2016 9:00 am

David Cameron wants to get the European Union referendum over with quickly — and understandably so. Things are still going…

What Brexit would look like for Britain

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Life outside the EU would be good for Britain

The secret life of Sir John Major

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Putting old or contaminated petrol in a car needn’t be catastrophic, but in the Golf’s case it was. With 37,000…

Charles Moore’s Notes: Are we really going to try Lord Janner’s corpse?

9 January 2016 9:00 am

At the end of next week, a judge will decide whether the ‘trial of the facts’ can proceed now that…

Can Cameron really offer the best of both worlds in the EU referendum?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

By this time next year Britain will, if the government has its way, have voted on whether or not this…

We don’t belong in the EU’s evil empire

5 December 2015 9:00 am

A few weeks ago Gianluigi Nuzzi, an Italian journalist, published a book called Merchants in the Temple in which he…

Portrait of the week

17 October 2015 8:00 am

Home Two groups were launched, one in favour of remaining in the European Union and the other in favour of…