Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel with French president Emmanuel Macron: expressed solidarity with Britain days after the attack. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Several European governments moved closer on Friday to expelling Russian diplomats in a show of support for Britain, which ordered out 23 “undeclared (...)

European Commission president Jean- Claude Juncker blocks a photographer’s view of Nigel Farage, leader of UKIP, prior to the start of a plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Oliver Hoslet/EPA

Ukip leader and Brexit champion Nigel Farage could barely contain his joy during an emergency session of the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesda(...)

 German chancellor Angela Merkel: “To make out as if we alone can solve all the social problems of the world would not be realistic.” Photograph: Jan Woitas/EPA

Divided European leaders will seek to find a response to the continent’s worst migration crisis since the second World War at an emergency summit next(...)

A man makes a transaction at an ATM outside a National Bank of Greece branch in Athens, on Thursday. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Following is the text of a letter sent by Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis to his Dutch counterpart Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurog(...)