The European Court of Justice has begun hearings in a case which threatens the entire keystone of American spying on the population of Britain and Europe.
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When Islamic State terror got closer to home with the unmasking of its chief executioner Jihadi John, few were surprised that the British national was educated in London and graduated …
The coalition has presided over a mounting crisis. Labour will act and build affordable homes, insists Lilian Greenwood
The consequences of the First World War endure to this day, argues Ray King
Kate Holman reports on moves to boost social partnerships
In the aftermath of Boris Nemstov’s murder, European leaders are displaying little more than impotence, observes Louise Kamm
Quartet fiddles as Gaza burns, Blair null and void
Neil Young describes his highlights at the recent Berlin Film Festival
Italian trade unionist Luca Visentini has been elected as the proposed successor to Bernadette Ségol as general secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation.
Israel Since the Six-Day War: Tears of Joy, Tears of Sorrow by Leslie Stein (Polity, £22.50)
The Italians by John Hooper (Allen Lane, £20)
The United Kingdom had the sixth widest gender pay gap across the 28 European Union member states in 2013
A high pice is being paid for George Osborne’s fiscal failures, says Ian Hernon
New Whitehall research has shown that migrant workers have sparked productivity boosts and expansion for British companies.
The sinking of the Lusitania saw the concept of total war reborn in Europe in the 20th century – and it has been with us ever since, writes Ian Hernon
At last Labour has put its education policies centre stage, says Graham Lane
Less democratic socialist and more tartan Tory
Scottish Labour’s travails have not ceased with the election of Jim Murphy as its leader. Vince Mills has been monitoring the situation
Once again Vladimir Putin is outmanoeuvring Europe, observes Louise Kamm
George Mackie, Lord Mackie of Benshie, was part of a remarkable political dynasty which reflected the fractured politics of the last half of the 20th century
Stewart Lansley and Joanna Mack chart the UK’s increasing inequality and hardship, and suggest how this could be reversed