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Obama feels the fear for global growth in the wake of Brexit referendum

Fears over the post-Brexit economy have extended as far as the United States, with Barack Obama saying there “longer-term concerns about global growth”. Speaking from...

Ukraine’s prime minister to resign in bid to end political crisis

Ukraine's embattled prime minister has announced that he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out...

Greek pensioners take to the streets ahead of expected cuts

More than 2,000 pensioners chanting “We can’t live on €300” have marched through central Athens to protest against plans by Greece’s left-wing government to...

UN chief calls for Syrian crisis to be referred to criminal court

The UN secretary-general has called for the situation in Syria to be referred to the International Criminal Court. World leaders including President Barack Obama and...

Alexis Tsipras pledges to lead Greece out of crisis by 2019

Greece’s newly re-elected prime minister has pledged to fast-track negotiations with international bailout creditors so the country can be in a position to get...

Migrants’ train stops at town west of Budapest

A train full of migrants has stopped at a town west of Budapest after finally being allowed to leave the Hungarian capital. It follows a...

China crisis causes more turbulence on Wall Street

Stocks plunged again in the US, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report from China rekindled fears that the world’s...

Labour wants France to pay compensation for Calais chaos

The British Labour Party is calling on David Cameron to demand compensation from France for truckers, businesses and holidaymakers affected by chaos at the...

Greek crisis: European creditors are searching for an agreement amongst themselves

The race is on to work out a deal to sort out the financial crisis in Greece after a last-chance EU summit was called...

Migrant dies in Channel Tunnel

A migrant has died on a freight shuttle trying to reach Britain, Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel has confirmed. The incident on the French side of...

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Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to “respect human rights and the fundamental democratic right to peaceful protest” following...

France will not hold Bastille Day parade amid Covid-19 crisis

French troops will not march on the Champs-Elysees avenue on Bastille Day this year. The French presidency says the traditional military parade will be replaced...

Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

European Central Bank increases support to countries ravaged by pandemic

The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support programme by 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros in an effort to keep...

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu slams West Bank settlers for anti-Trump remarks

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harshly criticised Jewish West Bank settler leaders for disparaging President Donald Trump over what they perceive to be...
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