Train travel could enjoy a vintage year, if governments get their acts together.
Poland was seen as just a rule of law pariah. But a big commitment to Ukraine's cause have helped rehabilitate its image somewhat.
It's prediction time: what will 2023 have in store for the EU? Behind the Scenes peers into its (not necessarily accurate) crystal ball.
2023 won't be all that different from 2022 (unknown unknowns aside) so here are a few things that will define its course.
The UK made yet another stupid decision this week: it is opening a new coal mine. This particular stupidity might spread beyond British shores.
Emmanuel Macron celebrated a big baguette win this week. He might also have won a trade victory for the EU while in the United States
Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania want to be in Schengen. But only one looks set to get membership, despite recent efforts to convince obstructive governments.
The EU found a couple of extra percentage points down the back of the sofa to help meet its big climate goal. But is this kind of incremental policymaking enough?
The EU's quest for "tax fairness" has been dealt a blow. But is it all doom and gloom?
The EU just agreed on new 'engine-killing' rules. So why is Brussels undermining its achievement already?
There is a narrow window for governments to sew climate action into the fabric of society. But that window won't stay open forever.
Italy has a female leader, finally. But glass-ceiling-smashing counts for little compared to the sense of foreboding about Giorgia Meloni's new government
Russia's Ukraine invasion has inadvertently prompted huge rethinks of how countries go about their business. This last ten days was no exception.
Germany has inadvertently triggered a rethink about how the EU should respond to the energy crisis. Thanks, Berlin.
A new pan-European initiative that brings together EU members, EU-hopefuls and the EU-curious kicks off next week. But what will this new forum look like?
Finland and Sweden's NATO bids risk being upended by an EU ally that is making a habit of being the troublesome fly in the political ointment.
Ursula von der Leyen wants EU reform. But is her pledge more about securing Europe's future or her own?
Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania want to join Schengen. In a fast-changing world, the chances of that happening have become much more likely.
Germany signed up to a big energy pact with Canada, but is it as big a deal as Berlin claims?
The UK and EU are going to war over Horizon Europe. Science and research will be the main casualties.
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