Palestinians pass a wall decoration for sales in the Moslem Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

Israel has criticised the decision by the Government to accept a motion recognising the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, warnin(...)

The Danish capital, Copenhagen: Six years ago the Danish political establishment reached a far-reaching agreement on the future of the country’s energy transmission network.

Six years ago the Danish political establishment reached a far-reaching agreement on the future of the country’s energy transmission network. The Dani(...)

Objectors to wind energy developments in the midlands have expressed “absolute dismay” over Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan’s intervention. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Minister of State for Planning Jan O’Sullivan has used her powers to direct Westmeath County Council to remove restrict(...)

Danish prime minister Helle Thorning- Schmidt:  “This should hopefully be the last [reshuffle].” Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

While the world debates her Mandela funeral “selfie” with David Cameron and Barack Obama, Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt is fighting (...)