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Sweden’s Social Democratic prime minister Stefan Lofven announces his resignation in Stockholm on Monday. Photograph: Stina Stjernkvist/TT via AP

Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven has urged the Riksdag parliament to find a new government without a snap election after he submitted his resigna(...)

 Michael Gove: extended gloat. Photograph:  PRU/AFP via Getty Images

The European Commission’s Friday night folly of invoking article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol was always going to generate an orgy of outrage a(...)

French civil security personnel    heading for Beirut as France sends search and rescue teams on three military planes a day after a powerful explosion tore through Lebanon’s capital. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty

The vast explosion that devastated the city of Beirut was felt as far away as Cyprus. But the psychological impact of the blast will be felt even furt(...)

Denmark’s prime minister Mette Frederiksen (left) and US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz and Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump described the Danish prime minister as “nasty” after she dismissed his notion of the US buying Greenland as an “absurd” idea, which promp(...)

James Mattis, US secretary of defence: his decision to quit  came after the US president Donald Trump confirmed he is ending all US military operations in Syria and Afghanistan. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Europe responded with a mixture of panic, disorientation and frantic steps to limit the damage after the resignation of US defence secretary James Mat(...)

Young people fishing reading sunbathing on dock at Piran Slovenia on the Adriatic Sea coast with Church of St Clement at Punta Lighthouse. Photograph: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

Slovenia is so small, bigger ex-Yugoslav republics like to joke, that the capital Ljubljana’s marathon is actually a lap of the entire country, and pl(...)

‘Month two of this presidency needs to produce a capacity to speak with one voice.’ Above, US president Donald Trump at a news conference in the White House.   Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

This Munich Security Conference was different. A Frenchman defended Nato against the US president. The Russian foreign minister was here but the phant(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Melbourne, Florida, on Saturday, during which he appeared to suggest that a terrorist attack had taken place in Sweden the previous night. Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

On Friday night, Fox News aired an alarming six-minute segment in which the host Tucker Carlson interviewed a documentary filmmaker about a crisis of (...)

US president Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Orlando Melbourne International Airport, in Florida where he suggeste something terrible had occurred in Sweden. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump escalated his attack on Sweden’s migration policies Monday, doubling down on his suggestion – based on a Fox News report – t(...)

Foreign ministers  Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo of Spain, Belgium’s  Didier Reynders,  Boris Johnson of Britain and Malta’s George Vella talk during an EU council meeting in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: Stephane Lecocq/EPA

Boris Johnson will be hoping some of his fabled charm rubbed off on EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Sunday night when he met the former (...)

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