Climate activists target Norway’s Arctic oil plans

Plaintiffs tell European human rights court the country’s drilling is a threat to their future

Europe upbeat over avoiding permanent joblessness as fears recede

Economists are optimistic that permanent damage to employment will be less severe than after the 2008-2009 financial crisis

Nonprofit gives women a leg up against AI in landing tech jobs in Germany

Mention of a foreign school or maternity leave could trigger automatic rejection, says FrauenLoop

UK faces delay in lifting of Covid-19 rules over rising infections

The surge in the delta variant forces Johnson to rethink ending social distancing measures on June 21

Regulators plan ‘conservative’ bitcoin capital rule

Basel Committee wants banks to provide full cover for losses in holdings of cryptocurrencies

ECB renews bond-buying pledge and raises inflation forecast

Central bank says it will continue buying bonds until it judges that the pandemic crisis is over and says inflationary pressures are temporary

Polish activists sue government over climate change

Claimants sayPolish government's failure to act on emissions threatens their rights and livelihoods

In Covid-19-vaccinated Britain, how are people picking investments?

Britain’s economy is opening quicker than much of continental Europe, offering investors an idea of how the recovery trade will play out

British court rules government acted unlawfully over Covid-19 contract

Contract went to a research firm whose owners were friends of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s former adviser Dominic Cummings

UK-EU mistrust deepens as ‘sausage war’ talks fail to find a breakthrough

British government says there is an urgent need for further discussions to avoid disruption to critical supplies such as medicines

UN court upholds Ratko Mladic’s Bosnia war crimes convictions

Final verdict means 'Butcher of Bosnia', 78, will serve his life sentence for Sarajevo massacre and other war crimes

Why identity matters in French elections

The candidate with the hijab is no longer backed by President Macron’s ruling party and is now running as an independent

G7 protesters vow to be annoying and noisy

UK police say they will take a tough line and sustained disruption will not be allowed

US microchip sanctions keep Russia satellites grounded

Roscosmos chief says there are enough rockets, but nothing to launch

Merkel heir Armin Laschet boosts chancellorship bid with state win

Outcome will help ease doubts about his suitability to lead Germany’s conservatives

Mario Draghi will find out if he has what it takes to save Italy’s poor South

Hopelessness and despair have plagued the region for generations, but there is now money available for renewal

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