Europe

Four UK ministers resign over draft Brexit deal

Brexit minister Dominic Raab says he cannot 'in good conscience' support May's proposed EU withdrawal agreement.

Four UK ministers resign over Theresa May's draft Brexit deal

Brexit

UK's Theresa May to take Brexit deal to parliament

British PM wins cabinet support for the draft divorce deal with the EU, but faces rebellion within her own party.

UK's Theresa May to take Brexit deal to parliament

Brexit

May promises Brexit deal will deliver vote of British people

If the UK government agrees with the draft agreement, an EU vote could take place as soon as November 25.

May promises Brexit deal will deliver vote of British people

Brexit

May calls cabinet meeting after UK, EU agree on draft Brexit deal

PM Theresa May calls special cabinet meeting on Wednesday when she will present the text to her ministers.

May calls cabinet meeting after UK, EU agree on draft Brexit deal

Czech Republic

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

Andrej Babis denies authorising kidnapping of his son Junior to prevent him from being questioned in a fraud probe.

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

Opinion

While 'Europeanising' the Balkans, the EU 'Balkanised' itself

It is time to admit the failure of the so-called Europeanisation of the Balkans.

Igor Stiks

by Igor Stiks

Igor Stiks

Reporter's Notebook

Jaywick: A thriving UK town fallen on hard times

The decline of Jaywick shows how Britain - one of the wealthiest nations - has failed its obligation to improve living conditions.

European Union

Iran looks to Europe as US reimposes sanctions

The UK, France and Germany say they deeply regret the move that will target Iran's oil, shipping and banking sectors.

European Union

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

EU commissioners call for Myanmar to address 'severe shortcomings' in human rights after fact-finding visit.

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

Brexit

UK eyes higher growth and spending in Brexit year

British finance secretary revealed plans to increase spending if Brexit deal agreed and introduce tax on tech giants.

UK eyes higher growth and spending in budget for Brexit year

Opinion

How the EU's principled pragmatism sows strife in the Middle East

By trading values for stability the EU is actually creating instability, and countless casualties like Jamal Khashoggi.

Jeremy Wildeman

by Jeremy Wildeman
- Emile Badarin

Jeremy Wildeman

Europe

Ukraine filmmaker jailed in Russia wins EU rights award

The European Parliament has awarded its annual Sakharov Prize to Oleg Sentsov.

Europe

Brussels and Rome in standoff over Italian budget

Italian populist government leaders say they will not bow to pressure after EU rejects spending plans for 2019.

Brussels and Rome in standoff over Italian budget

Brexit

May: UK could seek extension to Brexit transition

Question of the Irish border remains a major hurdle as London and Brussels seek to agree the terms of UK withdrawal.

UK could seek extension to Brexit transition, says Theresa May

Brexit

Rise in UK descendants of Nazi victims seeking German passports

Number goes up from 43 in 2015 to 1,667 in 2017 following Brexit vote, according to official German figures.

Rise in UK descendants of Nazi victims seeking German passports