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The European Commission building in Brussels: The commission commits to continuing Irish peace process programmes and their funding. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

The EU has stepped up its planning for a no-deal Brexit scenario, with the European Commission on Wednesday publishing a schedule for temporary emerge(...)

Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc, speaks during an unveiling event for the Boring Co Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, California. Photograph: Robyn Beck/Bloomberg

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled his ground-breaking underground transportation tunnel, which he hopes will provide an answer to “soul-destroy(...)

Trump’s tweets about monetary policy have intensified as US stocks tumble amid signs the world’s largest economy may be moderating. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

President Donald Trump slammed the Federal Reserve on the eve of a pivotal policy meeting for “even considering” another interest-rate increase, and s(...)

Just over 10 years ago, making a four-minute call to Ireland while on a Paris trip would have cost as much as € 5. File photograph: PA

The abolition of roaming charges across the EU last year led to a dramatic and immediate increase in phone usage among Europeans who were travelling o(...)

 The UN summit in Katowice, Poland, signed off on a climate action  rulebook that will come into force in 2020. Photograph: Karolina Jonderko/The New York Times

Scientists have warned that a new plan to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change and cutting carbon emissions across the world is not suffici(...)

In the global effort against climate change, there is much unfinished business and lack of collective acceptance of what is urgently required. Photograph: Martin Divisek/EPA

The outcome of the UN climate change talks in Katowice, Poland, deserves a guarded welcome, although it is short of what is required to address a glob(...)

Stalag XXA: Cpl Tom McGrath, who escaped from the German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942. Photograph courtesy family collection

Until two years ago Tom McGrath had no idea that his father had served in the British army in the second World War. Neither did he know that Tom snr h(...)

Staff workers take  stands apart before the end of the final session of the COP24 summit on climate change in Katowice, Poland, on December 15th. Photograph: Janek Skarzynski

The backdrop coming into the UN annual climate summit was dire; from where the world is at in responding to global warming to scientific indications o(...)

 People light-up candles and deposit flowers during a gathering around a makeshift memorial at Place Kleber, in Strasbourg on Sunday to pay a tribute to the victims of Strasbourg’s attack. Photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images

A fifth person has died of their injuries after Tuesday’s Christmas market attack in Strasbourg, French prosecutors have confirmed. An official from (...)

A delicate balance was struck at the summit between concerns of the smallest, poorest and most vulnerable countries and  the developed nations most responsible for global warming. Photograph: EPA/Shahzaib Akber

The Katowice summit has yielded a common rulebook that will apply across the world on implementing the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, inc(...)

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