Erdogan threat to expel Western envoys a political smokescreen, say critics

Latest diplomatic spat coincides with investor worries about the Turkish lira’s fall to a record low

Climate activist makes it all the way to the runway to crash Louis Vuitton show

Her banner was scrawled with the slogan ‘overconsumption = extinction’

Lira rout accelerates as Turkey slashes rates

Currency weakens as much as 3% as central bank shocked markets again with 200 basis point cut

Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder of UK MP David Amess

Amess was stabbed repeatedly last Friday in the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, northeast of London

Gazprom close to refilling its gas storage facilities

Adequate winter reserves will give the Russian energy giant greater scope to increase exports to clamouring Europe

Russia presses Taliban for inclusive government at talks in Moscow

Regional leaders from Pakistan, China, Iran and India attend talks, but US stays away

Russia’s new stay-at-home orders cast doubt on rates hike

President Vladimir Putin orders ‘nonwork week’ as Covid-19 cases and deaths rise

Kremlin critic Navalny wins top EU human rights prize

Past winners of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought include   Nelson Mandela

Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann quits with final warning on inflation

ECB hawk cites personal reasons for his departure more than five years early

UK unveils a hugely ambitious climate plan

Proposals include levies on natural gas, boosting subsidies for e-vehicles and investments in tech to capture and store carbon emissions

MTV to host event in Hungary in solidarity with beleaguered LGBTQ community

Hungary’s parliament passed legislation that bans the dissemination of content in schools deemed to promote homosexuality and gender change

Boris Johnson hosts rich and powerful at green investment summit

Johnson’s investment gathering in London attended by 200 of the world’s top financiers and executives

Police probe move by aides not to disclose Czech president was too sick to work

Milos Zeman’s chief of staff also faces pressure by the prime minister to resign over the secrecy surrounding Zeman’s health since he was taken into the ICU on ...

La Palma evacuees see no end to ordeal one month after volcanic eruption

Volcanologists say they cannot predict for how long the Cumbre Vieja volcano will keep expelling molten magma

COP26 spotlight will be on Britain’s fossil fuel dilemma

Halting new North Sea projects will leave it more reliant on imported fuel

UK gas supplier Goto becomes 13th to collapse amid soaring wholesale prices

The supplier is the latest to close since the beginning of September

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