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As Sweden flirts with the far right, Europe holds its breath

As Sweden flirts with the far right, Europe holds its breath

The quaint houses that line spotless streets and the humble boats moored in the marina are the embodiment of “lagom,” the Swedish concept of not too much, not too little, but just right. But while this seaside town, with a population of just 9,000, may seem idyllic, it is also a stronghold of the Sweden […]

My Europe: Eastern promise and Western pretension

My Europe: Eastern promise and Western pretension

Anyone in Saxony who currently sees, hears or reads (western) German media reports about their homeland will probably feel like we do in Hungary when German media write about our country: One learns more about the author’s mental state than about the country. The term “East German” has become similarly pejorative like that of “Eastern […]

Mike Sherlock, COO at Square Enix Europe and America, passes away

Mike Sherlock, COO at Square Enix Europe and America, passes away

Square Enix announced that Mike Sherlock, chief operating officer for Square Enix Europe and America, passed away unexpectedly. The Japan-based company, which makes games from Tomb Raider to Final Fantasy, said, it “is deeply saddened”  to announce the death Sherlock, who had been in his position since 2015. “It is with tremendous sorrow that we […]

Europe's volatile flank finds itself focus of global attention

Europe's volatile flank finds itself focus of global attention

If history is anything to go by, Europe’s most volatile region is headed into another precarious period, and the repercussions could again be felt around the world. Serbia and Kosovo are seeking to mend ties after years of failed efforts and animosity stemming from the Yugoslav wars and their ultimate split a decade ago as […]

The Buck Stops Here: Europe Seeks Alternative to US-Dominated Financial System

The Buck Stops Here: Europe Seeks Alternative to US-Dominated Financial System

In a sign of how serious the breach between Europe and the United States is during the Trump era, senior officials in France and Germany are increasingly planning ways to sidestep U.S. financial dominance and the global sanctions power that goes with it. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas late last month called for Europe to […]

Casey, Garcia, Poulter & Stenson earn Ryder Cup wildcards – reaction

Casey, Garcia, Poulter & Stenson earn Ryder Cup wildcards – reaction

Ryder Cup: Europe captain Thomas Bjorn announces wildcards – BBC Sport ]]> Summary Paul Casey, Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter & Henrik Stenson chosen Eight players had already qualified for the Europe team Francesco Molinari, Justin Rose, Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood, Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy, Alex Noren and Thorbjorn Olesen qualified automatically 2018 Ryder Cup will […]

Trust in the military exceeds trust in other institutions in Western Europe and US

Trust in the military exceeds trust in other institutions in Western Europe and US

Western Europeans and Americans tend to trust their militaries much more than other national institutions. Large majorities in eight Western European countries surveyed by Pew Research Center late last year said they trust the military, ranging from 84% in France to 66% in Spain. And on a similar survey question asked in the United States […]