Monday, July 15, 2019

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro |...

The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of...

Corbyn makes desperate trip to Labour HQ after staff attack leadership on anti-Semitism

In a motion submitted to the GMB trade union today, the hundreds of staff members also criticised the party’s response to last week’s...

France fears London will be financial powerhouse post-Brexit as EU red tape squeezes Paris

Robert Ophèle, chairman of the Financial Markets Regulator (AMF), is demanding the restrictive EU rules change as they currently leave little room for...

Special relationship over? May attacks Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets as ’totally unacceptable’

Mr Trump sparked outrage when he said four outspoken liberal congresswomen should “go back and help fix” their “broken and crime infested” countries....

Home Office lied to EU countries so it could deport slavery victims, say whistleblowers

The Home Office lied to EU member states to remove victims of human trafficking and modern slavery in breach of European law, according...

Top choices? Controversy over EU 'top jobs'

It's possibly the most important job within the European Union, and a woman has been put forward for the role for the first...

European governments are fuelling Euroscepticism | Cas Mudde

After days of drama and late-night meetings, EU heads of government recently nominated their candidate to replace the Luxembourger Jean-Claude Juncker when he...

Tory leadership LIVE: Pressure on Johnson as Hunt ‘closing gap’ in final days of...

The race for Number 10 enters its closing stages and many see tonight’s debate in front of a live studio audience in London...

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope?

Most of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine. I am...

What’s wrong with Angela Merkel? As a doctor, I will sit out the pop...

This month my dear friend died from cancer, leaving behind a young family. A continent apart, we talked about her illness and what...

Brexit Party threatens Strasbourg chaos in EU takedown 'can you smell Verhofstadt's fear?'

Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney mocked the EU's cheif Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt when he asked: "Can you smell Mr Verhofstadt's fear?" in...

Darroch resignation: Ambassador's fault for giving ‘wrong advice’, says MP

Eurosceptic Mr Kawczynski, who said Mr Trump had managed to boost the US economy significantly, added it was now "absolutely crucial" to appoint...

Leftwing parties must grapple with victory as well as defeat | Letters

Gary Younge might have examined Portugal alongside Greece in his persuasive argument on what a left party elected to power can do (Syriza’s...

Inquiry needed into the UK’s role in framing Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe | Letters

The acquittal of Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe (Eritrean man accused of human trafficking cleared in case of mistaken identity, 13 July) is a much...

France: riot police use teargas to disperse Bastille Day protesters

French riot police fired teargas to disperse masked protesters from the Champs Élysées after the annual Bastille Day military parade ended in Paris...

How Boris Johnson's Brussels-bashing stories shaped British politics

It was a classic Boris Johnson dispatch from Brussels – funny, mocking and only partially based on fact. Under the headline “Italy fails to...

Jet-powered flyboard steals the show at France's Bastille Day celebrations – video

This year’s Bastille Day celebrations in France featured a French inventor hovering above Paris on a jet-powered flyboard. The former jetskiing champion and...

Who to blame for Brexit chaos? Express poll results overwhelmingly condemns one person

Three years since her entry into Downing Street, Theresa May topped the poll “by a landslide” – although she wasn’t the only politician...

Labour implodes as peers turn on Jeremy Corbyn with ‘strong concern’ over leadership

ANGRY... Unite's Len McCluskey yesterday (Image: Getty)The letter is being prepared amid a meltdown at the top of Labour with Mr Corbyn’s biggest...

Re:Creating Europe review – voices from history echo through Brexit

Way back at the start of the Brexit wars, Rufus Norris and Carol Ann Duffy put together a play based on interviews with...

Nigel Farage: Labour has signed its own death warrant by backing Remain

Just look at today’s exclusive Sunday Express poll. Overall, 37 per cent of voters say they are now less likely to vote Labour. That...

Gina Miller brands Boris ‘dictator’ over Brexit no deal plan in shock legal warning

The businesswoman whose legal action forced Theresa May to ask for Parliament’s permission before triggering Article 50, has announced today she has reassembled...

Brexit Party speaks out on ‘risible’ claims chairman Richard Tice involved in Trump leaks

The chairman of Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party has been embroiled in the scandal which saw emails written by the UK’s ambassador to the...

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia

Activists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly...

Boris Johnson tops Tory leadership poll in five areas as UK says he’s best...

Asked to choose between Mr Johnson, his rival for the Tory leadership Jeremy Hunt, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit Party leader Nigel...

Tory leadership LIVE: Boris Johnson plots Remainer wipeout to get Brexit delivered as PM

The Tory leadership frontrunner is said to be wary of ministers who have now done a u-turn and backed no deal in order...

Vatican hunt for Emanuela Orlandi uncovers two sets of bones

One of Rome’s most enduring mysteries – the 1983 disappearance of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, a Vatican employee’s daughter – took a new twist...

As rudderless Britain drifts, the predators start to circle | Observer editorial

The government’s decision to send a second Royal Navy warship to the Gulf will intensify concerns that Britain is unintentionally sliding into armed...