Articles on London office

Portugal and Brexit: old alliance, new government (Commentary)

Lívia Franco - 29 October 2015

Portugal is one of the UK’s oldest allies, but changing domestic politics and contrasting views on the European project make unqualified reform support unlikely

Avoiding a Pyrrhic victory for Cameron (Commentary)

Josef Janning & Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 09 October 2015

The Franco-German perspective on the British referendum on the EU

Has the refugee crisis pushed Britain one step closer to a “Brexit”? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 30 September 2015

The refugee crisis will make the campaign to keep Britain in Europe much more complicated to win. 

Just what does Cameron want? (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 01 June 2015

With so many interests group inside and outside the UK, how can Cameron satisfy everyone?

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.