• Bulletin article by Hugo Brady, 01 June 2011

    The EU's least understood institution is its Court of Justice, which is seated in a stockade-like building in Luxembourg. For over half a century, judges there have quietly adjudicated, mainly between European governments, institutions and businesses.

  • Opinion piece by Hugo Brady
    European Voice, 01 June 2011

    A European Migration Organisation would help the EU develop clearer responses to migration. EU leaders will discuss reform of the Schengen area at their summit next week (23-24 June).

  • Insight by Hugo Brady, 17 February 2011

    The freedom enjoyed by EU citizens to live and work in each others' countries is a unique liberty. It is the basis around which European governments have tried to build a single border, a compensatory system of co-operation between police, judges and immigration officers and a common refugee policy.

  • 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 Hugo Brady
    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.