Articles on Britain in Europe

Germany does not expect a pro-active Britain (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 14 May 2015

The UK elections have not solved the British question for Europe, and thus the German headache will remain.

The eccentric Cameron (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 08 May 2015

During the last four years, Cameron has performed all kinds of juggling acts to simultaneously keep three balls in the air with two hands.

What David Cameron’s victory means for the rest of Europe (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 08 May 2015

A look at the four key questions about the coming British referendum on the EU.

Small Britain, Small Europe (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 07 May 2015

The tensions revealed by the British elections are representative of Europe's wider dilemmas.

Europe’s Galápagos moment (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 30 April 2015

It may be that Europe’s postmodern order has become so advanced and particular to its environment that it is impossible for others to follow

The battle of Europe’s utopias (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 28 January 2015

The EU’s austerity policies have led to a fragmentation of its power, encouraging the rise of populist parties.

Affinity without purpose: Britain and Germany in the EU (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 26 January 2015

British-German relations, while shaped by a mutual sense of respect, are almost at a loss on a common agenda.

What can go wrong for Europe in 2015? (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 09 January 2015

Two all-too-plausible scenarios could turn 2015 into an annus horribilis for the Union.