2015 has been a watershed year for Europe, battling economic ruin in Greece to the migrant and refugee crises. It has divided Europe along north and south and east and west lines.
Here are the best European news sites to get behind the headlines and understand the often complex workings of the continent.
Politico Europe – a site originally catering for American politics, this Brussels-based site is excellent for analysis and stories you wouldn’t ever usually see elsewhere
Bloomberg Europe – an easy to understand snapshot of European finances and what it means for the continent
Euronews – Based in Lyon, this site provides excellent video and pictures to cover a wide range of stories from Europe
The Guardian – balanced, well-written stories and features from correspondents around the continent
El País English – Spanish news in English
Financial Times – paywall (£)