John Longworth, former directorgeneral of the British Chambers of Commerce, who resigned after being suspended for saying the UK would be “better off” outside the European Union, according to reports. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union have been accused of concocting “bizarre conspiracy theories” about the resignation of a prominen(...)

 The German-led patrol will be backed by planes that can monitor the flow of people attempting illegal crossings. Photograph: Ingo Wagner/AP

Nato has sent a patrol of three warships to intercept migrants trying to reach Greece by sea and send them back to Turkey, as Europe steps up efforts (...)

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on BBC1’s ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ on Sunday. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

A row has erupted within the British Labour party over the country’s Trident nuclear deterrant after party leader Jeremy Corbyn suggested the UK could(...)

 The German Bundestag lower house of parliament approved government plans to deploy up to 1,200 soldiers, Tornado reconnaissance jets, refueling aircraft and a frigate as part of the military campaign against Islamic State. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Germany’s parliament has approved plans to provide military assistance in the fight against Islamic State militants, including reconnaissance jets and(...)

An RAF Typhoon arrives at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus to begin operations against Islamic State targets in Syria. Photograph: PA

Britain’s first air strikes in Syria targeted oil fields in the eastern Syrian desert that have been controlled for more than a year by Islamic State.(...)

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with football fans protesting against football ticket prices before Arsenal’s match against Spurs in London on Sunday. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at the head of Britain’s armed forces after he publicly expressed concern about Mr Corbyn’s view(...)

 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: “We must make efforts towards a practical relationship with Russia . . . that must be the case. We can’t go on like this.” Photograph: Armin Weigel/EPA

The European Commission has denied there are divisions within the European Union over Russia following comments about EU policy by Jean-Claude Junc(...)

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter at a Nato defence ministers meeting in Brussels. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

Nato will double the size of its emergency response force and may send ground troops to Turkey, its secretary general said yesterday. Speaking after (...)

A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia’s Defence Ministry on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Russian jets hit Islamic State targets and other rebel groups in Syria on Saturday, on a fourth day of air strikes by Moscow in support of president (...)

Jeremy Corbyn salutes the crowd shortly after his announcement as new leader of the UK labour party. Photograph: Getty

Jeremy Corbyn’s hopes of uniting Labour MPs were dealt a blow when a number of prominent front benchers said they would not serve in his shadow cabine(...)