Germany's move to ban controversial 'gay conversion therapy' must be the first step in a Europe-wide move to end the practice and its damaging effects on members of the LGBTQ community.
The fall of the Berlin Wall dramatically and suddenly accelerated the collapse of communism in Europe. Thirty years later, the situation is very different. International cooperation has hit serious roadblocks, and nationalism became the dominant creed.
The wildlife rescue community in Europe is a vital resource that governments depend on when combatting wildlife crime and animal abuse. It is time for a renewed commitment from both member states and the EU to ensure they are recognised as such and given the support they need.
Why the tide of freedom and democracy has started to ebb, and what can be done about it.
A judge has ruled in the favour of the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of assembly after a group of women protesting fascism at an Independence Day march in Poland were beaten - and themselves charged instead of their attackers.
Google announced it reached “quantum supremacy," a technological achievement that has huge repercussions, not only for the company and its role in the world but for all of us individuals who want to maintain a semblance of the right to privacy.
Anti-Semitism in Europe didn't end in 1945. Last week’s attack on a synagogue in the German city of Halle is a painful reminder that across Europe, anti-Semitism is alive and well.
As the Brexit deadline on 31 October looms, there are still many uncertainties about the effects of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. The effects on criminal justice, however, will be immediate and clear.
Everyone has heard the message that meat is unhealthy. But many people aren’t listening, and it’s not even clear they should.
Public opinion has never really been on Meghan's side. But her estrangement from her father has been the source of substantial (and unfair) judgement.
The TV show's most lasting legacy might well be the false portrayal of the real world that it bestowed on millennials watching it as they grew up.
New data from the UK’s police forces shows that hate crimes in British schools and colleges have more than doubled in three years. The time period for the study is not coincidental.
The British government has stated that the people of Northern Ireland remain British citizens even if they identify as Irish, and are using this policy as a way to restrict and remove the EU rights and entitlements of Northern Ireland-born Irish citizens.
“The Testaments” is a gripping read that goes down so easily, people may not realize what a progressive piece they’re devouring.
Russia's leadership is increasingly worried that a faltering economy will lead more people to demand change.
There are thousands of similar victims in America out there watching this case and wondering if they will be heard, believed and protected if they come forward.
Even if the U.S. economy is slowing, that doesn’t mean we're headed back to the dark days of the Great Recession.
In a week when the two candidates for the Tory leadership making their pitch to be the next prime minister said the so-called ‘backstop’ was now dead, business owners across the UK and the wider EU were still left scratching their heads about what exactly will happen October.
The myth of the wealthy playboy who can fix what ails the world has hurt a lot of innocent Americans. And yet still they seek elected office.
The number of people converting to Islam in the UK is growing rapidly, but they often make headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Expecting women to deliver the kind of intensity and theatrics that can build over five sets — when they have nearly half the time to do so — is laughable.
The question of what to do with Islamic State fighters, their wives and children keeps policy makers and security experts awake at night. But we should worry less about those returning, and more about convincing them not to go in the first place.
Of the 75 highest-earning stars at the BBC, nearly half are now women. But if the gender pay gap was a scandal, the ethnic pay gap is a disgrace.
On her potentially last foreign trip, Federica Mogherini will present the EU’s new Central Asia strategy at a summit with Central Asia leaders in Kyrgyzstan. But she should convey several things in Bishkek, most notably the abuse and repression of citizens that is ongoing in the region.
Is this enough to really change the tide of history on the Korean Peninsula? The answer became clearer as the two men sat next to each other.
The US shouldn't propel the killer robot arms race by building bigger, faster, deadlier machines of our own. It should cut it short.