UK to build new trading relationships beyond Europe
The approach is being widely characterised as a "hard Brexit", which would take the UK out of the single market and the customs union it shares within the 28-nation economic bloc.
EU condemns truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem
A Palestinian rammed a truck into a group of Israeli soldiers visiting a popular tourist spot in Jerusalem, killing four and wounding at least 15 people.
Soft is out!
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite gazed imperiously over snow-covered woodlands, the stage for Nato's ‘Iron Sword’ exercise. One of the European Union's toughest leaders — and a karate black belt to boot — she knows that power these day
German conservatives back Merkel amid tough talk on migrants
Merkel, who ran unopposed, won 89.5 per cent of delegates' votes at a congress of her Christian Democratic Union in the western city of Essen for a new two-year term.
Facebook to open new London HQ, create 500 new UK jobs
Leading social networking site Facebook to open a new London headquarters next year and create another 500 jobs, despite uncertainty over Brexit.