Mark Rutte has won a fourth mandate from Dutch voters at the general election held in the Netherlands this week. Continue reading Dutch Election: Rutte victorious in a vote of few surprises
While the Visegrád Group was already losing momentum since the migration crisis, the arrival of Joe Biden in the White House will put another blow to the Central European alliance. Continue reading Could a Biden presidency split the Visegrád Group any further?
The election of a centrist figure as the chairman of the CDU could push voters to the far-right in the long-run, an expert has warned. Continue reading German Election: Centrist Armin Laschet could drive voters towards nationalists
Friedrich Merz’s likely victory in the CDU leadership race may lead to the polarisation of the party itself, an expert told Redaction Politics. Continue reading CDU Leadership Election: Why Friedrich Merz’s victory would polarise the party
Earlier this year in January, delivery driver Cédric Chouviat died from asphyxia and a broken larynx after his arrest by three French police officers. His last words, like George Floyd, said “I’m suffocating” as the officers pressed against him. Continue reading Scrutinising Police Nationale: Does France have a problem with law enforcement?
As protests in Poland continue against a near-total ban of abortion, women in Europe take to the streets to support the fight for women’s rights. Continue reading Poland’s abortion ruling sparks mass solidarity protests across Europe
On October 16, Samuel Paty, a history teacher outside Paris, was beheaded in front of his secondary school, weeks after he had shown Charlie Hebdo’s Mahomet caricatures to his students during a class on freedom of speech. Continue reading Murdered school teacher revives sacred question of secularism in France
Last Wednesday, the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn was found guilty of running a criminal organisation following a trial involving seven of its leaders. Continue reading Why Golden Dawn has been ruled a criminal organisation by Greece’s judiciary
A new Prime Minister has been nominated by president Emmanuel Macron during a cabinet reshuffle last Friday in France. Continue reading Full steam to the right for Macron’s new Prime Minister Jean Castex