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The former President of Catalonia, Artur Mas, discusses what Catalan independence could mean for Spain and the EU and what lies ahead for possible future negotiations.
Thanks to Brexit, the value of the European project is now coming into full view, says Friends of Europe Chairman
Angela Merkel's CDU party in coalition with the FDP would likely be the best result in assisting the UK's EU exit, argues Alexander Fiuza.
The violence that erupted in Charlottesville was widely condemned in European political and media circles, but they are more reluctant to recognise or address similar issues closer to home, writes Karen Taylor.
The UK's former Europe minister Denis Macshane explains why he believes Brexit may never happen.
The Brexit talks cannot progress until a financial settlement is reached, says Andrew Duff.
The EU must be more strategic when thinking about military capabilities, writes Christian Moos.
There are concerns that regulations on animal experiments could be lost after Brexit, writes Jan Creamer.
Brexit has motivated the architects of a federal Europe not to re-think, but to double-down on their own propaganda, claims Alexander Fiuza.
Due to the turmoil in the Middle East and in the Gulf, regard should be given to Oman as the only peaceful and internationally active actor, writes Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat.
Connections into Europe fostered by the European Union have been enormously valuable for the UK, writes Christina Slade.
The position of expatriate EU citizens living in the UK and that of UK citizens living in other EU member states has singularly failed to be addressed, writes Kristina Howells.
Giandonato Caggiano guides us through the legal intricacies of Brexit and the culture and education sectors.
The UK general election has provided Theresa May with one final shot at Brexit, writes Andrew Duff.
Political changes in three key western democracies have obvious and important repercussions for their own citizens - but they also impact strongly on Europe and the world, writes Shada Islam.
Earlier this year, the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) launched its own reflection on the future of Europe, set within the wider context of the debate at EU level, explains Eleni Marianou.
Federica Mogherini is on the right track with the global strategy, but its success depends on the political will of the member states, argues Fraser Cameron.
A 'responsible' recycling licence fee should ensure proper dismantling of oil rigs and merchant ships, say Martin Siecker and Richard Adams.
Brexit has already started having a negative impact on Europe's creative industries, warns Bernd Fesel.
North Korean workers in Poland earn less than €120 a month, claims Willy Fautré.
The internet has already started to reshape our world - how will this look in a few years, asks Spiro Dhapi.
The UK's general election will be no coronation for Theresa May, writes Mike Rann.
Emmanuel Macron's decisive victory over Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election has calmed fears of a eurozone crisis and boosted the hopes of centrists and of business in Europe that the momentum for populist parties has been stalled, at least for now., writes Mike Rann.
In response to heightened tensions with Russia, Europeans remain committed to Nato and US allyship, explains Dalia Research's Anisa Holmes.
The UK and EU positions on citizens' rights are poles apart, writes Roger Boaden.
The EU must better communicate its success stories, says Markus J. Beyrer.
Edward McMillan-Scott calls on MEPs to engage with those in Britain who understand the EU and can put the case for continued membership.
The Brussels prosecutor's decision to investigate organisations linked to extremism should be welcomed, and EU governments should do the same, writes John Duhig.
The EU and member states need to rethink their approach to investment in services, argues Helen Joseph.
UK withdrawal from the European convention on human rights could have devastating repercussions for the EU, warns Willy Fautré.