On March 29, Theresa May will formally notify Brussels of the UK's intention to leave the European Union and begin two years of negotiations. Commentators ponder how both sides will act in their efforts to make a deal.
The Polish government is limiting the power of the Constitutional Court and the informational capacity of public media. However, these measures are going unnoticed among the international community, which is currently preoccupied with Donald Trump and Brexit. [OPINION]
Can a TV star change a nation? Sylvana Simons, 46, is trying with Art1kel, the new Dutch political party which was born in December 2016. Its objective? To rid the Netherlands of a culture built on "structural and institutional racism." But to do that, it needs to win votes in the elections taking place this week.
WILDERS, WILDERS, WILDERS. There’s more to the Netherlands than Geert Wilders, and we promise you that we won’t name him again in this article. The Dutch elections on March 15 will decide the future of a country with almost 17 million inhabitants, and possibly the future of the European Union. Take our quiz to make sure your knowledge of the Dutch elections is up to snuff.
How is Geert Wilders so popular when the Netherlands has one of the strongest economies in Europe? We spoke to Bert Bakker, Assistant Professor of Political Communication & Journalism at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research, to explain the relationship between political behaviour and the psychological traits of certain voters.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Dutch authorities "Nazi remnants" after one of his ministers was blocked from entering the Netherlands and a rally due to be held be Turkey's foreign minister was banned. Tensions are mounting on both sides, and commentators fear the consequences.
With Brexit last year and populism on the rise the EU is looking shakier than ever. Now the European Commission has published a white paper outlining five different 'scenarios' for the future of Europe. Here we explain what each scenario means, and suggest a few alternatives for Jean-Claude Juncker to consider.
Deniz Yücel, Turkish correspondent for German newspaper Die Welt, has been arrested on charges of spreading propaganda for a terrorist organisation. In repsonse, several German politicians have called for President Erdoğan to be barred from entering the country. But what are Ankara's motives, and how should Berlin react?