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  1. foreign interests
    Can Biden Make America Lead the Free World Again?His Europe trip is meant to reassure allies that the U.S. is back in the business of global leadership, but long-term credibility will be a hard sell.
  2. coronavirus
    European Union Says Vaccinated Americans Can Visit This SummerThere is no timeline yet for U.S. tourism in the E.U., though the announcement marks the beginning of a de facto vaccine passport abroad.
  3. coronavirus news
    E.U. Plans to Slash Vaccine Exports for 6 WeeksThe European Union has proposed new rules to boost vaccine supply at home, which would cut exports to the U.K. and other countries.
  4. technology
    Europe’s Quest to Fix the InternetThe European Union’s new plan to rein in big tech could force gargantuan companies to behave fairly and reshape the internet around the globe.
  5. vaccines
    Vaccine Delays Are Screwing Up the E.U.’s Already Slow RolloutLeaders in the bloc are growing increasingly frustrated, as the U.K. and U.S. surge ahead in doses administered.
  6. politics
    Brexit and Biden Rekindle Hopes for a United IrelandWith Britain leaving Europe and an Irish American president-elect, nationalists say their dream of Irish reunification may finally be within reach.
  7. coronavirus
    Europe May Emerge From the Pandemic As a Stronger UnionCOVID-19 threatened to exacerbate divisions in the E.U., but its recovery plan has raised hopes that this time, catastrophe will unite Europe.
  8. coronavirus
    Will the Coronavirus Tear Europe Apart?Germany has ditched its economic playbook to confront the pandemic at home, but it’s not yet clear if it will do the same for its southern neighbors.
  9. democracy
    Revisiting the Promise of a World Without the Berlin WallEuropeans and Americans need to reckon with how we haven’t lived up to the spirit and ideals of November 1989.
  10. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson Finally Gets a Brexit Win — Followed by a Huge SetbackMPs approved the prime minister’s deal in principle, but rejected his timetable. Now Johnson is facing another Brexit delay, and may call an election.
  11. foreign interests
    It’s a Crucial Week for Brexit (Yes, Again)Parliament withheld support for Boris Johnson’s deal on Saturday, so now Brexit’s fate will come down to how MPs amend the terms of the withdrawal.
  12. trade wars
    Trump Administration Slaps 25 Percent Tariffs on European Foods and BoozeIncluding Italian cheeses and French wines.
  13. labour
    In the Shadow of Brexit, Labour Turns a Deeper Shade of RedThe party is hoping that campaigning on the four-day work week and nationalizing private schools is a better bet than running on Remain.
  14. brexit
    The U.K. Supreme Court Just Humiliated Boris JohnsonIn an 11-0 ruling, the court declared the prime minister’s suspension of Parliament an unlawful subversion of British democracy.
  15. foreign interests
    Boris Johnson’s Brinkmanship Can’t Solve the Brexit MessAfter Tory MPs revolt, Johnson bets early elections will give him a mandate. The likelier result: more political paralysis and no Brexit solution.
  16. brexit
    Brexit: Why Boris Johnson Just Asked the Queen to Suspend ParliamentThe prime minister has backed opponents of a “no deal” Brexit into corner.
  17. tariffs
    Trump Administration Proposes $4 Billion Tariff on EuropeJust as the trade war with China reached a moment of detente, the Trump administration proposed more tariffs on European goods.
  18. brexit
    May’s Brexit Deal Is Dead (Again). Here’s What That Means.The chances of Britain remaining in the E.U. are higher than they’ve been in years. So are the chances of a no-deal Brexit.
  19. brexit
    Theresa May to Step Down If Parliament Backs Brexit PlanOn Wednesday, the U.K.’s embattled prime minister announced she would step down if Parliament would just agree to a Brexit plan.
  20. brexit
    E.U. to Let Britain Drag Out Its Nervous Breakdown a Bit LongerThe European Union has extended the deadline for Brexit, allowing the United Kingdom to carry on tearing itself to pieces until at least mid-April.
  21. brexit
    A Crucial Week for Brexit: What to ExpectThere could be up to three votes this week determining the future of Britain’s departure from the E.U.
  22. foreign interests
    On Brexit, Theresa May Is Out of Ideas and Running Out of TimeIt appears her “Plan B” is to keep pushing her rejected deal until either Parliament or the E.U. gets spooked enough to accept it.
  23. foreign interests
    Poland’s Judicial Purge Fails, But Nationalists’ Fight With the E.U. Isn’t OverThough they’ve backed down for now, agreeing to reinstate Supreme Court judges, Polish nationalists are looking to European Parliament elections.
  24. brexit
    Tory Rebels Decide Brexit Not Chaotic Enough, Move to End May’s LeadershipThe Conservative Party’s hard-line Brexiteers engineer a small, pointless crisis (within the large pointless crisis they already engineered).
  25. break ups
    May and E.U. Leaders Reach Historic Agreement on Brexit Deal Nobody WantsAfter a year and a half of negotiations, the European Union has approved a pain-delaying Brexit deal which most British lawmakers oppose.
  26. brexit
    May Faces Cabinet Mutiny As Brexit Deal Breaks DownIf the U.K. prime minister couldn’t sell her own Brexit secretary on the divorce deal with the E.U., how will she ever sell it to Parliament?
  27. brexit
    May Has Sold a Brexit Deal to the E.U. (But Not to the U.K.)The British prime minister just reached a divorce agreement with Brussels — and her partners in London are already in revolt.
  28. diplomacy
    U.S. Reimposes Harsh Sanctions on Iran (to Europe’s Chagrin)Here’s how the world is reacting to the Trump administration’s latest attempt to cow Iran by destroying its economy.
  29. global politics
    Angela Merkel’s Exit Is Yet Another Blow to European StabilityFor 14 years, the German chancellor defined both the promise and the limits of EU politics. It’s unclear how – or even whether – she can be replaced.
  30. The Far Right Aims to Take Control of the European Union Next YearHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban predicts the victory of “illiberal” nationalism over liberalism in 2019’s European parliamentary election.
  31. the national interest
    European Commissioner Used Colorful, Very Simple Cards to Explain Trade to TrumpPresident Trump met with European diplomats, was treated to an extremely remedial tutorial on trade.
  32. the national interest
    Trump-Created European Trade Crisis Averted by Fake DealTrump applies his winning North Korea formula to the European Union: loud threats followed by a totally vague “solution.”
  33. Trump Races Toward 25 Percent Tariff on Auto ImportsDespite the advice he’s getting from inside his administration, Trump is eager to hit foreign automakers with tariffs.
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    Google Hit With $5 Billion Fine From E.U. Over Android BundlingIt hearkens back to the old Microsoft antitrust case.
  35. foreign policy
    Trump Says European Union Is America’s Biggest ‘Foe’The president already seems to be aligned with Vladimir Putin ahead of their big meeting.
  36. foreign affairs
    The Brexit Crisis Finally Engulfs the Party That Started ItDavid Cameron’s hubristic Brexit referendum was always bound to end with a disaster for the Tories – and Theresa May appears powerless to stop it.
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    E.U. Saves Memes by Rejecting Controversial Copyright RegulationsArticle 13 could have changed the internet drastically.
  38. Trump Could Accidentally Help Save Angela Merkel’s JobTrump’s attacks on Merkel might backfire. Maybe he should embrace those foreign leaders he would destroy.
  39. As Europe’s Tariffs on the U.S. Goods Take Effect, Trump Threatens RetaliationWeeks after Trump’s tariffs on E.U. steel went into force, Europe strikes back — and the president threatens to put duties on their car exports.
  40. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  41. Trump Slaps Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on the E.U., Canada, and MexicoThe decision is likely to lead these core American allies to retaliate against American exporters.
  42. Italy’s Political Crisis Is Rattling Europe. Here’s What You Need to Know.A standoff between Italy’s populist parties and the country’s president shook markets around the world, and is now threatening European stability.
  43. Yanis Varoufakis Has Some Ideas About How to Save the FutureGreece’s former finance minister talks about capitalism, his own failures, and how liberal democracies should emulate China.
  44. select all
    The E.U.’s New Privacy Laws Might Actually Create a Better InternetData regulation could do more than protect your personal information — it might result in a new, happier internet.
  45. Europe Wants to Save the Iran Deal – But That Might Be ImpossibleThe EU is sick of being pushed around by Trump. But it’s not clear that it has the resources to defy America’s will.
  46. international affairs
    Angela Merkel Retains Power in Germany After Months of DeadlockShe will begin her fourth, and reportedly last, term as chancellor later this month.
  47. trade war
    Trump Threatens to Tax European Cars If His Trade War EscalatesThe president says he’ll retaliate against any retaliation.
  48. EU Prepares Tariffs on U.S. Bourbon and Jeans, As Trump Calls for Trade WarThe European Union plans to target industries with ties to the Republican leadership.
  49. foreign affairs
    Germany’s Political Turmoil Is Bad News for EuropeAngela Merkel picked a particularly unfortunate year to have this much trouble forming a government.
  50. Theresa May’s Brexit ‘Breakthrough’ Is a Declaration of SurrenderTurns out a bad deal is, in fact, better than no deal.
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