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UK warns there will be no Brexit deal unless EU softens on Irish border

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will leave the European Union without a deal unless the bloc’s leaders soften their position on the Irish border, Transport Secretary...

Britain’s anti-EU party launch populist manifesto, demand clean Brexit

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) launched a set of populist policies on Friday hoping to revive their...

Election in Russia’s Far East to be re-run after fraud scandal

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) – A regional election in Russia’s Far East will be re-run, the local election commission said on Thursday, dealing a rare blow to...

Thousands gather in Barcelona as anniversary of independence vote approaches

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Thousands gathered in Barcelona on Thursday to mark the first anniversary of a police raid on Catalan government offices in the Mediterranean...

UK PM’s Brexit plans opposed by 40 rebels in her party: former Brexit minister

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s former Brexit minister David Davis has said up to 40 lawmakers from Prime Minister Theresa May’s party will vote against her plans...

Italy’s Di Maio says government united to keep election pledges

ROME (Reuters) – Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has not threatened to pull his party out of the ruling coalition, his spokeswoman said on Thursday,...

Brexit at breaking point? Diary dates for Britain’s EU departure

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has little more than six months to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union, sell it to her divided...

Italy’s government allies seek higher deficit to spur growth

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s ruling parties want to spur economic growth by setting next year’s budget deficit target at more than two percent of annual output, a...

Paris police take down knock-off Eiffel Tower network

PARIS (Reuters) – French police have broken up a suspected criminal gang who sold miniature copies of the Eiffel Tower at tourist sites around Paris often using...

UK’s Hunt says pressed Suu Kyi on ‘justice and accountability’ for Rohingya

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – Myanmar must ensure there is “no hiding place” for those responsible for crimes against its Rohingya minority if it is to avoid a lasting...