Streets that are normally busy, all of a sudden aren’t.
Europe and the West are in denial about the compromises that will need to be made.
The country placed severe travel restrictions on a swath of its north. Other democracies are watching closely.
The era in which French public figures were able to keep their private life private is quite possibly over.
A regional election offers lessons on combatting the rise of the far right, both across the Continent and in the United States.
The investigation into the murder of Malta’s most famous journalist has done more than plunge the country into crisis.
A new show marks the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death, and reveals some of his innermost thoughts.
Despite the director’s history of sexual assault, the country has long supported his artistic freedom. But with the debut of his latest film, the tide may be changing.
The overcrowded Moria refugee camp in Greece is where Europe’s ideals—solidarity, human rights, a haven for victims of war and violence—dissolve in a tangle of bureaucracy, indifference, and lack of political will.
The anti-Semitic attacks on the Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre have spurred a national debate about intolerance.
A three-week conference that prioritized the environment highlights a culture war in the Catholic Church.
The British novelist’s wry books veer from concrete realism to fractured blends of dream and memory.
The French capital suffered a wave of violence in 2015 and 2016, and while the years since have been more peaceful, a recent attack resurfaced unease.
The country is forever caught between tradition and innovation, universalism and individual rights.
The Paris premiere of A Rainy Day in New York highlighted the tension between American morality and France’s high-minded belief that the art transcends the artist.
Much of the Italian press gushed over the far-right leader Matteo Salvini as he rose. Now that he is in opposition, it feels free to be more critical.
Onlookers in Paris, Rome, Berlin, and elsewhere across Europe have been stupefied by the internecine battles in London.
Matteo Salvini is not merely a Donald Trump facsimile—the Italian politician has been testing whether Facebook likes translate into votes, and is remaking his country along the way.
The French capital empties out in August, but still has energy—just a different sort.
The pact between the populist Five Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party, engineered to keep Matteo Salvini from power, may have its days numbered.