Matt Withers, The New European

Matt Withers

The New European

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Past articles by Matt:

How Brexit made the UK's video games industry play on a more difficult level

One of Britain's success stories is taking a direct hit from Brexit and its impact on labour → Read More

Meet Trump’s man at the EU

Welcome to Europe’s future, in which Britain holds a referendum in 2041 to rejoin the European Union → Read More

The art of video games

A new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum raises a question about the limits of art → Read More

The food that's more than meats the eye

Fast food or multicultural icon? Take a slice of European history via the intriguing tale of the doner kebab → Read More

Alan Johnson, writing the wrongs of the referendum

Former home secretary Alan Johnson returns with a new novel and some dissenting thoughts on Brexit, Corbyn and Starmer → Read More

‘I’m a very interested observer’: how Jeremy Bowen sees the Middle East

As a new book about the Middle East by the BBC correspondent hits the shelves, he talks about the geopolitics of the region → Read More

A dark future ahead for rapid grocery delivery?

So-called ‘dark stores’ are surreptitiously popping up all over Europe – but is the business model sustainable in the post-pandemic world? → Read More

‘This British government doesn’t want solutions for Northern Ireland… they just want to show the EU is shitty’

As Brussels’ frustrations mount over the Protocol, influential MEP Anna Cavazzini is preparing for anything - including trade war → Read More

‘There is a kind of hatred of Europeans from Boris Johnson and his government’

Former French ambassador to London Sylvie Bermann on Brexit’s aftershocks and the battles still to come with Macron and the EU → Read More

'It’s not black music and it’s not white music, it’s people’s music'

The metal band's frontman talks chartism, race and the curse of Goldie Lookin Chain → Read More

The big Easter culture quiz

From music to film, TV to architecture, test your knowledge of Europe with our fiendishly tricky quiz → Read More

Beware, David Frost is on manoeuvres

With his latest Panglossian take on Brexit Britain, the former minister is telling the Conservative Party what it wants to hear → Read More

Paradise for conspiracy theorists: the world of deepfakes

Improving technology will make it easier for bad actors and the criminal fraternity to fool us all → Read More

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has ‘pushed a major reset button’ in Europe

Former Indian ambassador to Germany Gurjit Singh explains his country’s position on Ukraine - and why he wants to see a strong Europe → Read More

'Ultimately we’ve got to avoid conflict with the Russians because that would go nuclear'

Chemical weapons expert Hamish de Bretton-Gordon on Ukraine, Syria and how the West deals with Vladimir Putin → Read More

Steady as she goes: Lib Dems unveil long march back into Europe

Stung by their 2019 election campaign but keen to shore up their pro-EU convictions, the party will this weekend vote on a detailed roadmap back → Read More

Nigel Farage's call for a net-zero referendum is a final, desperate bid for relevance

A recent biography demonstrates how the former Ukip leader doesn't believe anything beyond the fact that Nigel Farage should get a lot of attention → Read More

Message in a bottle: a history of the Molotov cocktail

As Ukraine's residents follow the call of their government and make Molotov cocktails, where did this crude weapon of war come from? → Read More

Jacob Rees-Mogg, king of the uninformed ad hoc reckon

The confusion over recognising testing on industrial goods by the EU is just the start for this liability of a minister → Read More

40,000 and counting: the healthy pigs being killed because of Britain's lack of butchers

At least 40,000 pigs have been culled and their meat wasted because Brexit has led to a lack of butchers to process them → Read More