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Postelection blues: if Theresa May were to say that she will quit as prime minister by the Conservative Party conference in October, some of the rancour against her would ease. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Emmanuel Macron can now expect control of the French parliament to go with the presidency he clinched last month. Another European of the broad centre(...)

Riot police detain a demonstrator during an anti-corruption protest organised by opposition leader Alexei Navalny, on Tverskaya Street in central Moscow on Monday. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Baton-wielding riot police broke up anti-corruption protests and detained hundreds of demonstrators in Moscow and other Russian cities on Monday soon (...)

Protesters gather at the main square in Chisinau yesterday: about 15,000 people were believed to have joined the demonstration demanding the  dismissal of several public servants, the president, speaker and prime minister and the return of stolen money from banks. Photograph: Dumitru Doru/EPA

Several protesters have been detained after tens of thousands in Moldova took to the streets of the capital to demand the dissolution of the new gover(...)

 Sepp Blatter reveals Russia as holders for the 2018 World Cup on December 2nd, 2010, in Zurich. Workers at the Zenit arena say they haven’t received payment in months. File photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Labourers working on one of Russia’s World Cup venues are complaining that they have not been paid for months, despite the budget for the arena increa(...)

Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano is top scorer in this season’s Champions League.

The talk in Shakhtar Donetsk’s dressingroom last week was not cars or girls or even football, but rather the ceasefire agreed between government forc(...)