A US Abrams Tank is part of NATO military excercises at the Ādaži military base, outside of Riga, Latvia.

‘We have to prepare’: NATO conducts biggest military exercises since Cold War


Across Europe, the NATO military alliance is conducting its largest exercise since the Cold War, with tens of thousands of troops from 32 countries taking part. NATO officials and European leaders warn that a direct conflict with Russia is becoming an increasing threat.

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the 'Nord Stream 2' gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, northern Germany

The invasion in Ukraine could mean less reliance on energy from Russia, analyst says

banners for nato in brussels

America has been at NATO’s helm for 70 years. Can it survive without US leadership?

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Margrethe Vestager

Europe is not afraid to regulate Big Tech. EU Competition Commissioner Vestager explains why.

A woman looks at photographs on the wall.

It was once easier to go unnoticed, but some DACA recipients from Europe and Canada say they are ready to join the immigration fight


Two Hungarian journalists fired over hunger strike

Two Hungarian journalists were fired for participating in an ongoing hunger strike that protested the government’s involvement in the media.

Vienna cafe lovers mourn


Leopold Hawelka, proprietor of Vienna’s most authentic cafe, has died at the age of 100

He’s back!!!!!!! Hero Thierry Henry returns to Arsenal


All-time great will play for two months on loan from the New York Red Bulls

“Indignados” return to heart of Madrid


The place where the Occupy movement really started sees its biggest demonstration since the spring

European financial markets say goodbye and good riddance to 2011


Major exchanges were up on the day but down for the year