Germany opens door to deal on EU digital tax at December meeting

Berlin now says it wants to avoid talks lasting 100 years and will give proceeds to the EU

Scores of states pledge support for global cyberweapons agreement

A total 51 states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the ...

May stares into Brexit abyss as domestic opposition mounts

UK premier’s strategy under attack from all sides, increasing risk that her plan for leaving EU will be rejected by parliament

Marie Antoinette’s jewellery collection to go under the hammer

The guillotined French queen’s treasure was last seen in public about two centuries ago

Anger in France over deaths in buildings collapse

French officials vow to inspect buildings deemed unsuitable for habitation after two buildings in Marseille collapse on Monday

Italy’s senate backs tough anti-migrant decree

The decree will radically reduce the number of migrants receiving 'humanitarian protection',  a lower level of asylum status based on Italian rather than ...

Hungary police drop graft probe linked to Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s family

Investigation opened in February on the basis of findings by the EU’s European AntiFraud Office is closed by Hungary police

Lenders bank on Germany and Ireland after Brexit

Up to 50 banks are applying for licences that will allow them to continue doing business in the EU after Britain quits the bloc

Spanish father jailed for using daughter’s illness in fundraising scam

The parents of a sick gir have been jailed after using the child's illness to solicit donations they spent on themselves

EU hopes fade for November summit to seal Brexit deal

Some say December is a sure thing, but some European capitals are planning for how to deal with a ‘no-deal Brexit’

Theresa May says UK will not do Brexit deal at any cost

May battles to meet contradictory demands from EU and her own party

Leaked British Brexit memo dismissed, but not actually called fake

The poorly written memo describes a resounding Brexit-deal success pulled off by Theresa May with much praise coming from world leaders

Regrexit? British voters now want to stay in the EU, poll shows

Independent poll finds 54% of voters now would back staying in the EU while 46% back Brexit

Former SS concentration camp guard goes on trial in Germany

Germany keen to put surviving Nazi war criminals on trial before they die

Right-wing attack on France’s Macron foiled by authorities

Six people have been arrested — five men and one woman — are currently in custody and being interrogated

France battles to save EU digital tax proposal

Levy on high-tech giants faces opposition from some Nordic countries and Ireland

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