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    World faces climate apartheid: UN expert

    Agence-France-Presse .  Geneva | Updated at 12:53am on June 25, 2019

    The world faces ‘a climate apartheid’ where the wealthy are better able to adjust to a hotter planet while the poor suffer the worst from...

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    France prepares to swelter in record high June temperatures

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Authorities in Paris are setting up ‘cool rooms’ in municipal buildings, opening pools for late-night swimming and installing extra drinking fountains as France braces for...

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    Hunt urges his rival Boris Johnson not to be ‘coward’

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Jeremy Hunt, the underdog in a bitter battle with Boris Johnson to become Britain’s next prime minister, on Monday called on his rival not to...

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    Johnson under pressure to explain domestic ‘row’

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:09pm on June 23, 2019

    Boris Johnson, the strong favourite to become Britain’s next prime minister, came under pressure from figures in his own party on Sunday to explain reports...

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    Istanbul votes in test for Erdogan and Turkish democracy

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 04:57pm on June 23, 2019

    Istanbul returned to the polls on Sunday in a re-run of the mayoral election that has become a test of Turkish democracy as well as...

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    Johnson domestic row rocks UK leadership race

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Britain’s leadership contest was rocked on Saturday by reports that police were called to a late-night ‘row’ between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his partner, just...

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    Neo-Nazis must be tackled: Merkel

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Germany must resist neo-Nazis ‘without any taboos’ following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist....

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    UK minister suspended after grappling with protester

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:56am on June 22, 2019

    A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change...

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    EU leaders fail to agree over top jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels, Belgium | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    European leaders failed to agree Thursday on a new top team to lead efforts to reform their union for the next five years, and postponed...

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    New UK PM may enliven Brexit: Tusk

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    A new British prime minister may spice up Brexit, but will not change the European Union’s stance towards Britain’s exit from the bloc, the chair...