Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The British chancellor of the exchequer (finance minister) was Monday to push the case for European Union reform as he kicked off a European road show with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership next year.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Former Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond said Sunday that another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom was "inevitable" because of policies pursued by Prime Minister David Cameron's government in London.
The Turkish army on Sunday blamed PKK militants for a deadly car bomb attack that killed two of its soldiers in the Kurdish-dominated southeast, as a fragile truce risked collapsing after Ankara's airstrikes on rebel positions in Iraq.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in France on Saturday for a Riviera holiday, with the closure of the beach in front of his villa incensing local residents.
French police were searching Sunday for the driver of a car that smashed through a security barrier in central Paris near the finish line of cycling's Tour de France.
British publishing company Pearson said Saturday it was in talks to sell its 50-percent stake in The Economist Group, owner of the prestigious magazine of the same name.
British Prime Minister David Cameron intends to hold a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union around June of 2016, the Independent on Sunday reported.
Thousands of solar panels glint in the sun, but the prized farmland beneath lies barren. While the Italian island of Sardinia revels in a renewable energy boom, the long arm of organized crime risks sullying its clean power ambitions.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Representatives from Greece's international creditors are expected to arrive in Athens by Sunday night to start talks on a huge new international bailout for the crisis-hit country, a Greek government source said Saturday.
Turkey's military Saturday carried out a new wave of air and artillery strikes against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria and Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, in an escalating campaign Ankara says is aimed at rooting out terror.