The head of Britain’s big business lobby on Monday urged companies to shift to “an emergency footing” as the prospect of a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took power Wednesday with an array of issues looming large, from resolving Brexit amid growing uncertainty to managing an unfolding geopolitical crisis with Iran.
Italy’s coalition parties clashed on Wednesday over the election of Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission, in a vote that could endanger Rome’s hopes of securing a top job in the new EU executive.
European powers urged Iran on Tuesday to reverse its move to increase uranium enrichment, as a French envoy arrived in Tehran to boost efforts to save a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.
The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc’s executive after some in the assembly criticised her nomination.