The death of Savita Halappanavar intensified Ireland’s abortion debate. Her husband shares her story with TIME
The tragic case of Savita Halappanavar, who died at a hospital after doctors refused to terminate her pregnancy, is attracting worldwide attention, concern–and anger
The death of an Indian woman who was allegedly refused an abortion even though her life appeared to her and her husband to be in danger has prompted Irish abortion rights activists to protest in several cities around the …
A heated abortion debate, both in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, is symptomatic of the island’s rapid transformation in recent decades
On deck for Wednesday: The Italian government fires an entire city council for suspected ties with the mafia, the IMF lowers its global growth forecast, and the U.S. military reportedly gets more involved in the Syria crisis.
TIME’s Europe editor, Catherine Mayer, talks about how she reported and wrote her magazine story on how Ireland’s Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, is trying to fix his country’s battered economy
Renewed urban violence in France and continuing instability of the euro offer reminders that economic disparities and widening divisions can only be remedied through the difficult work of integration
Today’s picks: the stormy waters of the South China Sea, India faces the fallout from late monsoon rains and a controversial German writer and economist (not surprisingly) speaks his mind
Queen Elizabeth II’s meeting and handshake with former IRA commander Martin McGuinness marks a historic milestone in Anglo-Irish relations — but not without public opposition
Today’s global stories delve into the prospects for peace in Kashmir, Paraguay’s presidential impeachment and the Queen’s historic visit to Northern Ireland.
Today’s picks: a week to save the Euro, Putin heads to Jerusalem and China’s military tries to clean shop.
High Stakes – The Guardian reports that Germany is weighing up a plan for a eurozone banking union to end the debt crisis, as Spain pleads for an E.U. rescue of its beleaguered banks. “The plan could see vast national debt and …
Blame, Banks, and Bailouts – As it emerges that Spain’s foundering banks may soon need a bailout, the New York Times argues that the cost of this rescue would leave “little behind should investors turn on Italy next” and …