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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:13:31 EDTPolice identified the suspected Islamist terrorist who carried out the deadly rampage outside Parliament as Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old British-born man with a range of previous convictions unrelated to terror offenses.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:26:39 EDTFriends and colleagues of the people killed in the Westminster attack remembered them with grief and admiration.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:15:16 EDTBelgian police arrested an inebriated 39-year-old French man of North African descent after he attempted to drive through a crowd in Antwerp in a car containing weapons before being stopped by Belgian security forces.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:42:30 EDTBulgarian officials say a former Russian spy advised pro-Moscow party on how to manipulate voters as part of Kremlin’s effort to regain influence in Eastern Europe; a 30-page dossier.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:30:39 EDTThe London attack was the third time in Europe in less than a year in which a vehicle was used to kill individuals in incidents that authorities labeled terrorist attacks or terrorist-inspired attacks. Islamic State has specifically called on sympathizers to use vehicles to kill.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:44:46 EDTA suspected Islamist terrorist mowed down pedestrians on a crowded bridge before crashing his car into railings near Parliament and stabbing a policeman, leaving three dead in an attack that struck at the heart of British democracy.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:35:24 EDTSenior U.K. counterterrorism and intelligence officials cautioned that the hiatus from terrorism wouldn’t last. Under cloudy, early spring skies in the British capital, their warnings were realized.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:09:38 EDTPrime Minister Theresa May, who spent six years in charge of the U.K.’s interior ministry, is facing her first security crisis since taking office last summer.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:03:10 EDTTobias Ellwood, a New York-born U.K. lawmaker and British army veteran is being hailed as a hero for helping a London police officer who was stabbed and slain in what is being called a terror attack on Wednesday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:54:59 EDTTourists became entangled in the bedlam following Wednesday’s attack in one of the most visited swaths of real estate in the world.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:03:49 EDTU.K. Prime Minister Theresa May declared that no Brexit deal is better than a bad deal. It should hardly come as a surprise that many in the European Union feel the same way.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:50:39 EDTU.S. and Belgian officials have grown increasingly concerned about the prospect that a key figure behind the 2016 Brussels bombings is plotting a new terror attack, according to people briefed on the investigation.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:45:32 EDTTurkish opinion polls suggest a deadlock among likely voters in an April 16 referendum over proposed changes that would radically remake Turkey’s democracy and could allow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to extend his rule.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:52:38 EDTMartin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander who led the paramilitary movement toward reconciliation with Britain, and was the deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, has died.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:25:01 EDTEuropean Council President Donald Tusk has asked European Union leaders, excluding British Prime Minister Theresa May, to meet on April 29 to discuss Brexit.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:36:27 EDTU.K. consumer prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3½ years in February, spurred by the pound’s steep depreciation in the wake of last year’s vote to leave the European Union.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:56:00 EDTGermany’s top economic officials defended the nation’s giant foreign surpluses, pushing back against the new U.S. administration’s criticism of German trade policy.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:58:21 EDTWith a date for formal EU talks set, Prime Minister Theresa May, who has embraced being “bloody difficult,” brings uncompromising style to a two-year bargaining session.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:34:48 EDTEurozone finance ministers discussed the impasse in Greece’s talks with creditors on Monday, but no breakthrough emerged on the latest conflict that threatens to derail a bailout deal: workers’ rights.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:06:30 EDTTo boost trade after Brexit, the U.K. will have to grapple with a powerful force: gravity. Economists have for decades observed that the volume of trade between economies is tightly linked to their size and proximity.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 10:13:02 EDTThe attack at Paris’s second-largest airport, in which a man seized a soldier’s gun before being shot dead, comes at a time of heightened security concerns at such departure points for international travelers.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:16:56 EDTU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rebuffed a concerted push by world finance chiefs to disavow protectionism, fanning fears that the Trump administration’s pursuit of an “America First” policy could ignite global trade conflicts.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 22:57:32 EDTA day after meeting with Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Donald Trump tweeted that her country owes “vast sums of money” to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the U.S.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:21:03 EDTAs lord mayor—the City of London’s cheerleader-in-chief—in the Brexit era, organ-playing ex-rocker Andrew Parmley pulls out the stops for British financiers to win over investors.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 05:39:23 EDTA man who shouted “I’m here to die for Allah” was shot dead after grabbing a soldier’s rifle at Paris’s Orly airport, unnerving a country that has been targeted repeatedly by terrorist attacks.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 05:17:16 EDTWorld finance chiefs clashed over the future of global trade, worried that protectionist tendencies could tilt the global economy back into the doldrums and stir up cross-border tensions.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:28:31 EDTFormer U.K. Treasury chief George Osborne, who stepped down after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union last year, has been appointed editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:30:05 EDTThe U.S. has assured the U.K. it won’t repeat allegations that the country’s GCHQ intelligence agency helped the previous presidential administration eavesdrop on President Donald Trump, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:25:21 EDTWhen Russian officials struck a deal with the United Arab Emirates last month to develop a cutting-edge combat plane, they sent a clear signal: Moscow is fighting to win back lost market share in arms exports and courting major U.S. customers.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:40:58 EDTThe German chancellor meets her new American counterpart for the first time amid gaping differences over a host of trade and other policies clouding a vital trans-Atlantic relationship.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:45:13 EDTBritain’s vote to sever its membership in the European Union has put the 310-year-old political union between England and Scotland in play, Stephen Fidler writes, and there is an irony in that.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 23:44:16 EDTThe Netherlands’ election result, for all its local idiosyncrasies, foreshadows themes that will color other European elections in the year ahead in France, Germany and potentially Italy.