Europe

Spain may fine Open Arms rescue ship $1m

The Open Arms saga has not ended with the Italian prosecutor's order to bring the scores of rescued people ashore.

Open Arms rescue ship faces $1m fine from Spain

Donald Trump

Trump cancels visit to Denmark after PM rejects sale of Greenland

US president was scheduled to hold talks with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen.

Trump cancels visit to Denmark after PM rejects sale of Greenland

Europe

Calls for crackdown on illegal eel smuggling from Europe

Legal eel farmers in Europe are pushing for a clampdown on gangs smuggling the fish to Asia in massive quantities

Brexit

Thousands sign up for Brexit beach party in Netherlands

Organiser says the event will be like 'saying goodbye to a good friend who you hope will return sometime'.

Thousands sign up for Brexit beach party in Netherlands

AJ Impact

Pension funds turn to debt markets after bond downturn

Nordic funds can no longer rely on low-risk, low-reward government bonds and are turning to more profitable investments.

Bond yield downturn forces pension funds to seek more profit

AJ IMPACT

UK to rip up EU 'freedom of movement' rules

Confusion reigns after officials announce end to migration on day one of Brexit.

UK to rip up EU 'freedom of movement' rules

Europe

Italian PM Conte quits as Salvini pulls support for government

Italy's president will now decide whether to call new elections or ask parties to form a new government.

Italian PM Conte quits as Salvini pulls support for government

Italy

Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

The Open Arms vessel has been stranded off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa for six days.

Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

AJ IMPACT

France vows tight security to keep protesters far from G7 summit

Raft of unprecedented security measures set to transform French seaside resort into a fortress for G7 leaders' summit.

France vows tight security to keep protesters far from G7 summit

Czech Republic

Czech government teeters as president schemes

The combined strength of the prime minister and president may be too much for the leftist minority coalition partner.

Czech government teeters as president schemes

Europe

'Out-of-control' Canary Islands wildfire rages as 9,000 evacuated

Blaze on Spanish island of Gran Canaria fuelled by combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.

Brexit

Ireland officials reject British calls to renegotiate Brexit

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted a new way must be found to keep the Irish border open, but still can not say what that plan may be.

Europe

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

Announcement by Madrid comes as 15 refugees stuck on Open Arms rescue vessel jump overboard and try to swim ashore.

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

Brexit

Johnson's backstop gambit rejected outright by EU

Britain's new prime ministers wrote to European leaders suggesting Irish backstop position be removed from Brexit deal.

Boris Johnson's Brexit backstop bid rejected by EU leaders

AJ Impact

Italian stocks continue to fall as prime minister steps aside

The collapse of Italy's populist coalition and resulting political instability are making investors uneasy.

Italian stocks continue to fall as prime minister steps aside