Armenian prime minister resigns after days of mass street protests

Sarksyan is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin

Gender pay gap is not the same as pay inequality, UK companies lament

Research shows the gap grows as workers age, possibly due to the accumulation of experience, which adversely affects women who leave the workforce after ...

Unchanged PMI in the eurozone signals growth will continue, but slower

IHS Markit says slower growth in new orders, as well as weakened optimism about the business outlook, suggests output may decelerate more in coming months

Group of Seven united in opposition to Russia — but leave door open for talks

In addition to the war in Syria, the meeting in Toronto also discussed Korean tension, and looming US sanctions against Iran

Merkel and Macron seek compromise to 'crisis-proof' the eurozone

Europe's most powerful leaders vow to present a united front at a June summit despite anger over liability plans

Retail sales fall in the UK in March as icy weather cuts demand for petrol

The figures, combined with inflation and labour market data earlier in the week, 'will not make for easy reading for the Bank of England'

Macron not backing down as French unions galvanise strike action

Despite rail strikes and universities blocked due to new admissions’ requirements, the French President says he promised change and is ‘doing what ...

Hans Asperger endorsed and participated in Nazi euthanasia programme

The man after whom Asperger’s syndrome is named publicly legitimised race hygiene policies and actively co-operated with the Nazis’ child ...

Gene-editing’s ethical concerns should not hold back malaria research, says Bill Gates

New gene-drive technologies to alter certain mosquitoes’ ability to pass on malaria — which kills more than 400,000 a year — may be worth the ...

Angela Merkel denounces antiSemitic street attack in Berlin

One of the victims, Adam, filmed a man whipping him with a belt and shouting ‘yahudi’ — Jew in Arabic

Police raid Porsche and Audi in Germany as part of ‘dieselgate’ investigation

Two Porsche executives and a former employee are under investigation for suspected fraud and false advertising relating to diesel cars made by Porsche

Berlin to evacuate railway station on Friday to remove unexploded WW2 bomb

The evacuation zone covers the central railway station, the economy and transport ministries, an army hospital and the embassies of Indonesia and Uzbekistan

Cambridge Analytica worker alleges data misuse in Brexit campaign

Testifying to British MPs, the whistle-blower says misuse of data was ‘rife’ among businesses of a major Leave.EU funder

UK apologises to West Indian citizens for treatment as ‘illegal’

The then-migrants helped rebuild the country after the Second World War, but have been told they now need documented evidence of their time in the UK

‘Bluetooth’s’ extraordinary treasure trove uncovered

Necklaces, pearls, brooches and 600 coins among ‘significant’ find believed to have belonged to the Danish king

Marchers protest against detention of Catalan separatists

The protest comes six months after the first incarcerations of top Catalan separatist leaders

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