• Insight by Hugo Brady, 27 September 2010

    Liberal Sweden elects an explicitly anti-immigrant party to parliament for the first time. France's president and the European Commission lacerate each other in public over deportations of Roma.

  • Insight by Hugo Brady, 24 June 2010

    EU policies on policing, justice and immigration were widely expected to take a big leap forward after the ratification of the Lisbon treaty.

  • Bulletin article by Hugo Brady, 01 April 2010

    Despite its narrowing lead in the opinion polls, the Conservative Party is still likely to form or lead the government after Britain’s general election in May.

  • TGAE report, Report by Hugo Brady, 05 March 2010

    Several years after bombs claimed over 250 lives in London and Madrid, Europeans still face risks from terrorism. Recent events in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan have served as a reminder to western governments and their allies that Islamist terror cells remain active worldwide and continue to plot attacks at home and abroad.

  • Opinion piece by
    E!Sharp, 01 March 2010

    Last December, EU countries unveiled a new strategy for how its justice and home affairs policy should develop by 2015. The plan – negotiated by the Swedish presidency – outlined what the member states intend to do to tackle serious crime, manage migration and extend law-abiding citizens' freedom to travel and work.

  • Bulletin article by , 01 February 2010

    Viviane Reding, the EU's new justice commissioner, wants to begin her term with a bang by setting up the office of a European public prosecutor (EPP).

  • Essay by Hugo Brady, 01 July 2009

    Many European countries feel threatened by terrorist plots against civilians and infrastructure. European governments have strengthened their efforts to co-operate on counter-terrorism over the past decade.

  • CER - University of Birmingham, Essay by Nathaniel Copsey, Carolyn Moore, Clara Marina O'Donnell, 01 May 2009

    Sluggish economic growth, high unemployment, ageing populations, climate change and security challenges on the borders of Europe have been some of the top priorities on the European agenda since the early 1990s. The EU has tried to tackle these issues, notably through its commitments to reduce greenhouse gases and its Lisbon strategy for economic growth.