African swine fever threatens French deli meat producers

The highly contagious virus has spread to every province on the Chinese mainland since August 2018, resulting in a surge in pork prices

Pressure on Theresa May ratchets up on EU election day

May's last gambit, offering the prospect of a possible second referendum and closer trading arrangements with the EU, triggered a revolt by some ...

Austria gets new centre-right ministers after ‘Ibiza-gate’ scandal

The OVP is hanging on to its place in a ruling coalition after the former head of the far-right FPO was recorded offering contracts for campaign help

Europe faces most important EU vote, says Macron

French president warns integration at risk and  urges unity ahead of EU parliamentary elections

UK urged to sharpen anti-slavery law to target business and help children

Crime minister says the government will respond to recommendations to improve anti-slavery legislation

Theresa May implores MPs in final bid to save Brexit deal

Opposition parties as well as critics in her own party unlikely to back yet another version of her proposals

UK expats blame slow mail for kiboshing chance to cast EU vote

Many British expatriates complain on social media about delays in receiving postal ballots

Top French journalist summoned by intelligence service

Concern is growing in France over government pressure on news media staff

‘She’s got to go’ — Theresa May’s Brexit gambit is in tatters

May begs the opposition leader for support for her new deal, but even many in her own party are ready to move against her

EU pilots want ‘serious action’ before Boeing planes return

Pilots have also told regional aviation authorities they are unhappy with the expanding role of plane makers in licensing new models

Little traction for May’s last-ditch push for Brexit deal

Conservative and Labour Party legislators reject the UK prime minister’s latest bid for a compromise

Austrian politics in disarray as far-right FPO quits coalition

FPO leader Heinz-Christian Strache apparently offered to fix state contracts; a snap election is expected in September

German satire party’s Nazi-named candidates leave some cold

While some Facebook users found Die Partei’s stunt funny, others argued it was taboo

Britain’s Theresa May offers ‘new deal’ sweeteners to break Brexit deadlock

The odds do not look good as many MPs have already decided not to vote in June for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill

US reiterates threat of sanctions against Russian gas pipeline

Energy secretary Rick Perry warns in Kiev that  the sanctions bill will target companies building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

Outrage after Polish prime minister rebuffs Jewish calls for compensation

Mateusz Morawiecki says restitution for property seized during World War 2 would be a posthumous victory for Adolf Hitler

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