Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan clash over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region – video report

Dozens have been killed in clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces over a disputed area in the south Caucasus region, with international calls...

Brexit: UK risks being flooded with cheaply produced food, EU warns

The UK will be flooded with cheaply produced food should it lower its regulatory standards after Brexit, Brussels has warned, echoing a new...

Former Elite model agency boss investigated over rape allegations

French prosecutors have opened an investigation against Gerald Marie, former European boss of the Elite model agency, on allegations of rape, including of...

France divided over calls for Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine to be reburied in...

France’s cultural elite are split over whether the remains of two of the country’s greatest poets, Arthur Rimbaud and his lover Paul Verlaine,...

Italy's government showed the world how to take responsibility in a pandemic | Francesca...

If there ever was an unlikely country to be designated a model of collective civility, that’s Italy. My native land is usually depicted...

Alexei Navalny visited by Angela Merkel in Berlin hospital

The Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny has confirmed German media reports that Angela Merkel visited him in hospital where he was treated after...

Spain's top court upholds public office ban for Catalonia's regional chief

Quim Torra, the separatist regional president of Catalonia, has been banned from public office for 18 months after Spain’s supreme court upheld the...

France opens probe into child rape claims against former model agency boss

French prosecutors said Monday that they had opened an investigation against Gerald Marie, former European boss of the Elite Models agency, on allegations...

Mike Pompeo to protest against Vatican's deal with China during visit

Mike Pompeo will visit the Vatican to protest at the imminent renewal of a deal between the Catholic church and China, which the...

Why are Armenia and Azerbaijan fighting and what are the implications?

What is happening? Early on Sunday, Armenia announced it was declaring martial law, mobilising its army and ordering civilians to shelter. It claimed its...

Man arrested over jailbreak attempt after helicopter booking blunder

A criminal who hijacked and diverted a helicopter in mid-air in an attempt to break his wife out of a Belgian prison has...

Crew on first post-lockdown Greek cruise contract coronavirus

What are the quarantine rules?Anyone entering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland from somewhere that is not on that country’s list of exempt...

Covid-19 and culture: Europe's arts & heritage take a pandemic hit

When was the last time you set foot in a theatre, a museum or on a heritage site? The answer will probably be...

Mike Pompeo due in Athens amid spiralling tensions between Greece and Turkey

Like others in the Greek officer class, former V-Adm Vasilios Martzoukos believes in the power of military might. In a career punctuated by...

'We’ve crossed a threshold': has industrial farming contributed to Ireland’s water crisis?

When Barry Curtin was a young boy, he would cycle alone along the River Bride in search of a soft mossy stone on...

Dozens dead as Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes continue

At least 24 people have died in clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan, as the latest violence in the decades-long territorial dispute sparked international...

Since reunification, Germany has had its best 30 years. The next 30 will be...

Happy birthday, Germany: 30 years old on 3 October, the anniversary of German unification in 1990. But hang on a minute, isn’t Germany...

Business leaders urge UK government to avoid no-deal Brexit

Business leaders have heaped pressure on the government to agree a last-minute Brexit trade deal after a survey showed that more than three-quarters...

Lib Dems vote to push for renewed EU membership in long term

The Liberal Democrats have voted to push for renewed UK membership of the European Union, but only as “a longer-term objective”, as the...

Tens of thousands protest in Belarus despite police detentions

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We Are Made in Italy: digital fashion show highlights Italian diversity

The fashion designer Claudia Gisèle Ntsama’s cocktail dresses are a feat of engineering, their spools of unravelled thread seemingly suspended around the body...

Reporting on Brexit: 'I think we'll soon have some closure'

Daniel Boffey is the Guardian’s Brussels bureau chief and Lisa O’Carroll is its Brexit correspondent What’s the mood in Brussels at the moment? DB It...

Swiss voters reject EU immigration curbs

Swiss voters have resoundingly rejected an attempt to tear up the country’s agreement with the EU on the free movement of people, in...

Madrid in standoff with government over Covid-19 lockdown

The Spanish government and authorities in Madrid are locked in a standoff over how to tackle the second wave of Covid-19 in and...

Why fatherhood has suddenly all gone père shaped for me

Liberté, égalité, paternité: the dastardly French are at it again. They’ve always known how to hit us when we’re down. In the same...

‘Catastrophe for human rights’ as Greece steps up refugee ‘pushbacks'

At about 1am on 24 August, Ahmed (not his real name) climbed into a rubber dinghy with 29 others and left Turkey’s north-western...

Firms plead for Brexit deal as coronavirus leaves industry reeling

Almost half of British companies have warned that their Brexit preparations have been hit by the pandemic, as business leaders demanded a last-minute...

'Lukashenko has to go,' says France's Macron

Issued on: 27/09/2020...

Coronavirus live updates: global death toll nears 1m, Australian state of Victoria set to...

First, a catch up from AAP on the latest developments in the Australian state of Victoria. Victoria has woken up with a new health...