French taxi drivers clash with riot police on the ring-road around Paris. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA 1:55

France’s interior minister called for a nationwide legal clampdown on UberPOP on Thursday, siding with taxi drivers who blockaded major transport hubs(...)

Michael O’Leary of Ryanair: businessman is attending the 63rd Bilderberg, which takes  place near the Austrian Tyrol town of Telfs, 40km down the road from where the G7 meeting took place. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary and Peter Sutherland, chairman of Goldman Sachs International, will fly the flag for Ireland at this year’s Bilderberg, (...)

Almost three weeks after President Barack Obama said the US was not losing to Sunni extremists in Iraq his administration is sending a further 450 (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras:  has urged his Syriza party to support him in the coming “crucial days”. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras will try to accelerate discussions on a Greek bailout when he meets EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on Wednesda(...)

Former Florida governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks to German chancellor Angela Merkel  after he addressed the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party economic council in Berlin. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has praised Germany’s ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) for its fiscal discipline and demanded a tougher intern(...)

Seán Kelly, the only Irish MEP on the international trade committee, said he believed that the deal could open-up huge opportunities for Irish small and medium enterprises.

The scale of the EU’s divisions on the controversial EU-US trade deal was laid bare this evening after the European Parliament postponed a key vote on(...)

The EU’s sanctions on Russia are already yielding results, the European Parliament has been told, as MEPs urged the European Council to extend sanctions at a leaders’ summit later this month.

The European Union’s sanctions on Russia are already yielding results, the European Parliament was told yesterday, as MEPs urged the European Council(...)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for a political meeting at his party headquarters in Athens on June 9th, 2015. Cash-strapped Greece submitted a new reform plan to its EU-IMF creditors as Tsipras warned the lack of a deal would lead to the collapse of the eurozone. (Photograph: LOUISA GOULIAMAKILOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Alexis Tsipras warned on Tuesday that the failure to agree a rescue deal for Greece would spell the end of the eurozone as he submitted a revised p(...)

David Cameron speaking at a press conference at the end of the summit of G7 nations at Schloss Elmau, Germany, on Monday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron has said he has yet to decide if ministers will have to quit his cabinet if they choose to back the No campaig(...)

Aer Lingus inched up 0.6 per cent to €2.44 as markets digested the news that Etihad planned to sell its near 5 per cent stake in the airline

US and European stocks declined as investors fretted about Greece and the timing of a US interest rate hike. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index(...)