Alan Cowell, a longtime New York Times correspondent, recalls a different Europe, one of currency controls, cumbersome paperwork and burdensome cross-border regulations.
Can Britain reopen its schools safely? The Tory government is confident it can, but after an exam grading fiasco, trust in the government is running low.
Universities rejected thousands of students when exam results were announced. With those grades now withdrawn, many are demanding places that have already been filled.
With students unable to sit for college exams during the pandemic, the government tried guessing how they might do. It did not go well.